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    US-backed Guaido claims Venezuelan presidency

    Reuters . Caracas | Updated at 03:31pm on January 24, 2019

    Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president on Wednesday, winning backing from Washington and parts of...

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    Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2019

    At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday’s rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents of president Nicolas Maduro, police...

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    US vows to pressure Venezuela’s ‘illegitimate’ Maduro

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:33pm on January 11, 2019

    The United States on Thursday refused to recognise Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro’s legitimacy as he started a ‘controversial’ new term and urged rank-and-file government employees...

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    Former Venezuela Supreme Court judge flees to US, denounces Maduro

    Reuters . Caracas | Updated at 12:06pm on January 07, 2019

    Former Venezuelan Supreme Court Justice Christian Zerpa has fled to the United States to protest president Nicolas Maduro's second term that will begin with his...

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    Colombia condemns alleged plot to kill president

    Agence France-Presse . Bogota | Updated at 01:09pm on December 30, 2018

    Colombia's foreign minister on Saturday condemned an alleged plot to kill president Ivan Duque and said three Venezuelan citizens had been detained in possession of...

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    Beauty queen from slum crowned Miss Venezuela

    Agence France-Presse . Venezuela | Updated at 01:27pm on December 14, 2018

    The title of Miss Venezuela went Thursday to a woman from the country’s largest slum after a ceremony that traded glitz for frugality reflecting an...

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    Maduro says US wants to have him killed

    Reuters . Caracas | Updated at 12:43am on October 13, 2018

    Socialist Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro accused the Trump administration on Thursday of seeking to assassinate him, as relations strain between the ideologically opposed nations....

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    Panic but no injuries as Venezuela hit by 7.3 magnitude earthquake

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:19am on August 22, 2018

    Venezuela was rocked by a 7.3-magnitude earthquake near its northeastern coast Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, causing buildings to sway and people to run...

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    Venezuelan migrants' dreams of new life dashed by Ecuador passport rule

    Reuters | Updated at 10:43am on August 19, 2018

    Tears welled up in Gabriel Malavolta's eyes on Saturday as he realized his dream of a new life in Peru was over, at least for...

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    Why the attempt to assassinate Maduro?

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2018

    THE attempt to assassinate Nicolas Maduro, president of Venezuela, has failed. This news is days-old. But the facts are reiterated boldly....