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    Venezuela opposition banned from running in 2018 election

    BBC | Updated at 09:25am on December 11, 2017

    Venezuela's president, Nicolas Maduro, says the country's main opposition parties are banned from taking part in next year's presidential election...

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    Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, heads to Madrid

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:20am on November 18, 2017

    Fugitive Caracas mayor Antonio Ledezma, a key opponent of president Nicolas Maduro, travelled to Madrid on Friday after escaping house arrest in the Venezuelan capital...

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    Scrappy Venezuela newspaper drops print edition 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:13pm on November 03, 2017

    A scrappy, independent newspaper in Venezuela that never shied from fights with the country's powerful socialist leaders circulated its last print edition Thursday, but its...