Agence France-Presse . Caracas

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    68 killed as Venezuela jailbreak attempt sparks blaze

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:05am on March 30, 2018

    A total of 68 people died on Wednesday during an attempted jailbreak in Venezuela after a fire engulfed police holding cells in one of the...

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    Venezuela to sell oil in currencies other than dollar

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:10am on September 10, 2017

    Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro announced Friday his government will sell oil and other commodities in currencies other than the dollar, in a bid to weather...

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    Venezuela cash crisis sparks looting

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 10:09pm on December 17, 2016

    Desperate Venezuelans looted delivery trucks and clashed with police as a botched plan to introduce new banknotes left people without cash — the latest shortage...

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    Venezuela protests, strike threat raise heat on Maduro

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 11:30pm on October 27, 2016

    Venezuela’s opposition ratcheted up the pressure on president Nicolas Maduro at mass protests on Wednesday, announcing plans for a new march and general strike...