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Venezuela: Juan Guaido's bodyguards arrested

Two members of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's security team have been arrested for allegedly trying to sell guns. There is no indication that the arrest will ...

Venezuela: Juan Guaido's bodyguards arrested

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Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó says he overestimated military support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he overestimated military support for his effort to topple the country’s ruler. “We still need more soldiers to support it, to back the constitution,” Gua...
14:48, 05/05/2019

US to redirect Central America aid to Venezuela's Juan Guaido In a USAID memo, Donald Trump's administration said that funds would go to paying salaries of Juan Guaido's interim government, local NGO's and the promotion of independent media....
04:36, 07/18/2019

Venezuela's Juan Guaido calls for 'return to streets' The self-declared president has urged Venezuelans to protest against a growing government crackdown on opposition figures. The EU has warned the Maduro regime against "silencing" the opposition-held N...
04:01, 05/10/2019

Venezuela Government Arrests a Close Aide of Juan Guaidó Venezuelan authorities arrested a prominent opposition politician as embattled President Nicolás Maduro strikes back against critics a week after the opposition failed to spark a military uprising....
06:24, 05/09/2019

Juan Williams and Jesse Watters clash over Venezuela and guns on 'The Five' Fox News’ Juan Williams and Jesse Watters clashed over guns Wednesday on “The Five” while responding to an MSNBC reporter accidentally making the case for the Second Amendment Tuesday while covering V...
03:24, 05/02/2019

Venezuela: Juan Guaido declares beginning of the end for Nicolas Maduro In a new video Tuesday, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared he was starting the final phase of the process to oust President Nicolas Maduro....
17:24, 04/30/2019

Venezuela protests turn violent as Juan Guaido calls for end of Maduro regime Demonstrations turned violent Tuesday after opposition leader Juan Guaido declared he was starting the final phase of the process to oust President Nicolas Maduro....
23:24, 04/30/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for strike to force out Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for workers to strike in large numbers Thursday in an effort to force President Nicolas Maduro from power....
16:12, 05/02/2019

Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro struggles to hold onto power; Juan Guaido calls for more action Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is digging in against what he calls an attempted coup to remove him from power, as opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for more action in the streets of Caracas....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó declares 'final phase of Operation Freedom' The leader of Venezuela's opposition, Juan Guaidó, on Tuesday declared "the start of the end of the usurpation," in a dawn address in which he was flanked by men in military fatigues and armored vehic...
12:36, 04/30/2019

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido calls for ‘largest march in history’ amid violent protests Venezuelans are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the "largest march" in the country's history, a day after he called for the militar...
19:36, 05/01/2019

Venezuela coup latest: Juan Guaido calls for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising and said the end of Nicolas Maduro's rule is near in a video showing him surrounded by soldiers in an apparent coup attempt....
14:48, 05/01/2019

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’s exit CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’s exit....
20:48, 05/11/2019

Varangian Guard: Bodyguards and Berserkers of the Byzantine Empire The tale of the Varangians continues in its prime in the form of the Varangian Guard, a prominent and selective Byzantine army arising in the tenth century. Composed of the Scandinavian marauders in t...
02:48, 06/21/2019

| Five dead, 233 arrested in Venezuela protests - Attorney General Five people died and 233 were arrested in protests sparked by a failed military uprising against Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro last week, Attorney General Tarek William Saab said....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Leader Of Venezuela Opposition Arrested, Car Towed Away With Him Inside Venezuelan intelligence agents detained opposition leader Juan Guaido's congressional deputy on Wednesday, using a tow truck to drag his vehicle away with him inside, prompting the U.S. government to....
12:24, 05/09/2019

Venezuela deports 59 Colombians arrested 'arbitrarily' three years ago: U.N. Venezuela's government on Saturday deported 59 Colombian citizens who had been "arbitrarily" detained there almost three years ago, the United Nations human rights office said, applauding it as a "pos...
01:00, 06/30/2019

Deputy of Venezuela's Guaido arrested and dragged away by tow truck Venezuelan intelligence agents detained opposition leader Juan Guaido's congressional deputy on Wednesday, using a tow truck to drag his vehicle away with him inside, prompting the U.S. government to ...
05:24, 05/09/2019

Turkish president Erdogan's bodyguards clash with Bosnian police Bosnian authorities say Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail has scuffled with border police at Sarajevo's airport. The guards escorting the Turkish leader reportedly refused to hand over their guns...
23:36, 07/08/2019

Juan Williams: 'I don't think Mueller has a right to simply say "I'm gone"' Fox News' Juan Williams said Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should testify before Congress and criticized President Trump for his comments directed towards the former FBI director....
03:36, 05/31/2019

Nationals place Juan Soto on 10-day IL with back spasms PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Washington Nationals have placed left fielder Juan Soto on the 10-day injured list due to back spasms. The 20-year-old Soto missed three straight games entering Saturday’...
02:36, 05/05/2019

Juan Williams: Joe Biden in 'big trouble' after CNN interview revelation Fox News's Juan Williams says former Vice President Joe Biden is in "big trouble" after the Democratic presidential frontrunner said he was wasn't ready for Sen. Kamala Harris' attacks during last wee...
07:36, 07/06/2019

Juan Williams on Trump's tax story: He 'lies to his supporters' Fox News' Juan Williams blasted President Trump after the New York Time's reported Tuesday that the president lost over a billion dollars in the late 80s and early 90s....
06:00, 05/09/2019

Juan Soto proves Keith Hernandez wrong immediately Swing and a miss for Keith Hernandez. The beloved Mets legend knocked Juan Soto early in Tuesday’s game for not being a “home run hitter,” so of course the Washington Nationals’...
11:24, 05/22/2019

Juan Williams and Jesse Watters debate Trump 'backpedalling' Fox News' Jesse Watters and Juan Williams picked up where they left off Friday once again debating the president's comments that he would be willing to listen to a foreign government if they had infor...
05:48, 06/15/2019

Defence minister blames ARA San Juan's sinking on 'lack of training' Oscar Aguad later clarifies remarks after anger from families, saying he didn't blame the crew for the submarine tragedy, in which all 44 officers died....
10:48, 05/18/2019

Spanish ex-monarch Juan Carlos I retires from public life MADRID (AP) — Spain’s former monarch, Juan Carlos I, says he wants to completely retire from public life on June 2, five years after abdicating the throne. The king emeritus said in a letter pub...
21:48, 05/27/2019

Why Juan Martin del Potro could be a sleeping giant at the French Open Due to an injury-plagued year, del Potro entered Roland Garros under the radar. But if his opening win is any indication, he could yet be a factor in Paris....
22:24, 05/28/2019

Angry relatives of ARA San Juan crew-members demand answers Pressure mounts on government, as family members who believe submarine's poor state of repair was responsible for its demise, demand answers from President Mauricio Macri and Defence Minister Oscar Ag...
22:12, 04/28/2019

Juan Williams says Congress is asking 'legitimate questions,' not 'going after' Trump Jr. with subpoena President Trump slammed The Senate Intelligence Committee after they issued a subpoena for his son, Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday, but Fox News host Juan Williams says Congress is “asking legitimate q...
04:48, 05/11/2019

Let Juan Manuel Fangio Inspire You to do Amazing Things Today El Chueco has long been an inspiration of mine, as he managed to do things in a car that nobody even thought possible. He was the best driver of his time, perhaps of all time. If you aren’t convinced,...
20:00, 07/14/2019

Juan Mata agrees three-year deal to stay at Manchester United • Spaniard’s contract was set to expire on 30 June• Salary similar but length a step up from one-year offerJuan Mata has reached an agreement on a new contract tieing him to Manchester United for the ...
22:12, 06/18/2019

Andy Murray has the talent to make comeback, says Juan Martín del Potro • Argentinian has fought back from several injuries • ‘I was close to quitting right before the Olympics three years ago’Few people have a better insight into Andy Murray’s torment than Juan Martín de...
07:24, 06/16/2019

Juan Williams: Warren 'rising' as Sanders 'fades' in 2020 field Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., appears to be losing traction to another progressive running in 2020, according to Juan Williams....
02:48, 06/29/2019

Juan Williams, Greg Gutfeld discuss whether President Trump may want to be impeached by the House As the talk of impeaching President Trump ramps up, two co-hosts of "The Five" explained why the president may actually want to be impeached... but for slightly different reasons than the Democrats....
04:24, 05/22/2019

Nationals phenom Juan Soto thinks mastering English will help him become one of baseball's best Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto has impressed teammates and staff on the field but also with how quickly the 20-year-old picked up English.        ...
18:24, 05/09/2019

Juan Williams, Greg Gutfeld on whether the media should apologize for promoting Michael Avenatti Do CNN and MSNBC hosts owe Americans an explanation for hosting now disgraced anti-Trump attorney Michael Avenatti? Greg Gutfeld made that argument Thursday on "The Five," calling out networks and sho...
01:36, 05/24/2019

Kal Yafai turns attention to Juan Francisco Estrada after beating Norbelto Jimenez Kal Yafai can look ahead to a potential unification fight after fulfilling his mandatory obligation The post Kal Yafai turns attention to Juan Francisco Estrada after beating Norbelto Jimenez appeared...
02:36, 07/01/2019

Juan Williams: Trump 'scaremongering,' using executive order to 'go around Supreme Court' on census President Trump's executive order asking federal agencies to aid in the accounting of the citizen and non-citizen population is a scare tactic, according to Juan Williams....
04:24, 07/12/2019

Fifteen Canada Women players sign up for Juan Mata’s Common Goal project • Players have more than 1,200 senior caps between them • This is what our Canadian legacy is all about, says McLeodFifteen players and one member of the coaching staff from the Canada women’s nationa...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Juan Mata offered new Man Utd contract as Antonio Valencia follows Ander Herrera out of exit door Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United overhaul has begun after the Premier League confirmed Antonio Valencia and Ander Herrera will head a mass Old Trafford exodus....
22:48, 06/07/2019

Juan Williams: Dominican Republic hasn't 'been transparent or clear' amid resort deaths The Dominican government hasn't been explicit enough regarding suspicious deaths or illnesses in the popular vacation destination over the last year, according to Juan Williams....
04:12, 06/21/2019

Who 'unsettled' who? Jesse Watters and Juan Williams disagree on Trump and Biden's verbal sparring Is the verbal sparring unsettling former Vice President Joe Biden or President Trump? "The Five" discussed the possible 2020 presidential election opponents as they continue to take shots at one anoth...
03:12, 06/12/2019

A man who police say boasted on Instagram about not being arrested for threatening to 'execute' Jared Kushner was just arrested Associated Press/Evan Vucci A man who repeatedly boasted that he had not been arrested for making death threats against Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. has been arrested. Chase Bliss Colasurdo, 27...
03:36, 05/04/2019

Juan Williams on Dem impeachment battle: Ocasio-Cortez motivated by 'fury,' Pelosi by winning in 2020 Is there a civil war brewing among Democrats over impeachment? "The Five" addressed the topic today with co-host Juan Williams saying Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is motivated to impeach Pre...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for military uprising draws reactions from US, world leaders Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets on Tuesday, calling on citizens and the military to back him in the “final phase” of the interim president’s plan to end the regime of Pres...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Juan Williams: Anti-Trump protesters targeting Lawrence Jones with racist abuse an example of 'intolerance coming from the left' Anti-Trump protestors who targeted Fox News contributor Lawrence Jones with racist remarks during an impeachment rally in Manhattan exposed a level of intolerance on the left, according to Juan Willia...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Juan Francisco Estrada gatecrashes the pound-for-pound list Srisaket Sor Rungvisai loses his WBC super-flyweight title to old foe Juan Francisco Estrada The post Juan Francisco Estrada gatecrashes the pound-for-pound list appeared first on Boxing News....
20:48, 05/01/2019

How the Venezuelan 'coup' didn't get beyond street demonstrations supporting Juan Guaido Like past attempts to oust President Nicolas Maduro, the opposition seemed outmaneuvered again Tuesday.        ...
13:36, 05/01/2019

Venezuela in crisis: What you need to know Venezuela is in crisis after an attempt overthrow corrupt dictator Nicolas Maduro. But is this just another proxy war between the U.S. and Russia?        ...
20:12, 05/09/2019

What Is Happening in Venezuela and Why It Matters A basic guide to what has been happening in Venezuela, once one of Latin America's most prosperous countries, where a political and economic crisis has reached new heights....
20:00, 04/30/2019

EU is preparing for more Venezuela sanctions The European Union is preparing to impose more sanctions on Venezuela targeting officials who are accused of being involved in torture and other human rights violations...
15:36, 07/16/2019

Venezuela, from a child's perspective In the whole of March, children in Venezuela went to school fewer than 10 days. Blackouts left 70% of the country without electricity, affecting at least 15 of the country's 23 states and forcing the ...
02:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuela gives a rare look at its economy Venezuela's economy is in shambles and the country has plunged into political chaos. The dysfunction is so great that basic economic data has been hard to come by....
09:48, 05/30/2019

What’s next for Venezuela after days of tumult? CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — After days of upheaval, Venezuela is sinking back into political stalemate. In the fourth month of their standoff, President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó ...
06:48, 05/03/2019

U.S. suspends flights between the U.S. and Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence around airpo...
20:48, 05/15/2019

| One dead, 46 hurt in Venezuela May Day clashes May Day clashes between opposition supporters and Venezuela's armed forces in Caracas left a woman dead and 46 people injured, with opposition leader Juan Guaido attempting to rally demonstrators agai...
09:48, 05/03/2019

Canada closes embassy in Venezuela Canada announced Sunday that it has temporarily closed its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for limiting its abilities to function in the destabilized country....
05:24, 06/03/2019

Venezuela Braces For More Protests After a Day of Turmoil CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — He called it the moment for Venezuelans to reclaim their democracy once and for all. But as the hours dragged on, opposition leader Juan Guaidó stood alone on a ...
12:12, 05/01/2019

Guaido vs Maduro: Who is backing whom in Venezuela? Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is attempting to oust socialist President Nicolas Maduro. In January he invoked the constitution to assume an interim presidency, arguing that Maduro's re-elec...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Trump says he is monitoring Venezuela situation U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he is monitoring the situation in Venezuela very closely and reiterated U.S. support for its people as Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido moved furthe...
21:24, 04/30/2019

Tensions between Venezuela and the US keep rising. Here's how they got to this point Trump-backed Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president in January, said he was "beginning the final phase of Operation Freedom" and promised to bring an end to Maduro's government....
23:12, 04/30/2019

Venezuela awaits more protests after a day of turmoil He called it the moment for Venezuelans to reclaim their democracy, but as the hours dragged on, opposition leader Juan Guaidó stood alone on an overpass with the same small cadre of troops with whom ...
07:00, 05/01/2019

US still pondering military options in Venezuela Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he and other senior members of President Donald Trump's national security team have met with the commander of U.S. Southern Command to discuss Venezuela....
10:48, 05/04/2019

Guaidó's uprising seems to have flatlined. What's next for Venezuela? Nicolás Maduro retains power and support from country’s military top brass but the opposition challenge is not deadWhen Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó appeared outside one of the most important military inst...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Key events leading toward uprising in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, accompanied by civilian protesters and a small contingent of heavily armed troops, called Tuesday for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolá...
21:36, 04/30/2019

Mexico says concerned about possible bloodshed in Venezuela Mexico is worried about a possible escalation of violence and bloodshed in Venezuela, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, after opposition leader Juan Guaido urged the army to join him to oust Presi...
20:12, 04/30/2019

Venezuela talks in Norway end without deal Government and opposition envoys meeting in Norway have failed to reach an agreement in their latest rounds of talks. Opposition leader Juan Guaido has vowed to press ahead with street protests....
10:48, 05/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaido Says He Has Some Military Support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said he has received support from members of the country’s armed forces, as President Nicolás Maduro’s administration said it was moving to put down a coup eff...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Without Venezuela’s oil, Haiti struggles to keep lights on Haitians are struggling to keep the lights on as the Venezuelan government of Nicolás Maduro has been forced to stop sending billions in subsidized oil...
06:24, 05/17/2019

U.S. orders suspension of all flights to Venezuela All flights between the United States and Venezuela were suspended indefinitely, the Department of Homeland Security's secretary announced Wednesday....
09:00, 05/16/2019

In Venezuela, Uncle Sam Roots From the Sidelines In the predawn hours of April 30, the contest for control of Venezuela once again appeared to be coming to a head. Juan Guaidó, the young reformer who claims the mantle of President, announced ...
14:24, 05/02/2019

US Orders Suspension Of Flights Between US And Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence.....
07:24, 05/16/2019

In Maduro's regime, Venezuela sends aid to you Venezuela will send food to feed hungry Colombian children, communications minister Jorge Rodriguez claimed Monday -- citing statistics about poverty in neighboring Colombia -- even as citizens in his...
10:48, 06/22/2019

Red Cross to begin aid to Venezuela by mid-April The president of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaidó, has claimed victory after the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies announced Friday it would have unhindered...
20:36, 04/28/2019

U.S. orders suspension of flights between the U.S. and Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence a...
21:36, 05/15/2019

U.S. military not given orders to prepare for war in Venezuela The Pentagon on Wednesday appeared to downplay any active preparations to directly intervene in Venezuela to topple President Nicolas Maduro, but acknowledged detailed contingency planning as politica...
21:36, 05/01/2019

| Venezuela's former spy chief says Maduro could yet fall Venezuela's former intelligence chief, Cristopher Figuera, is in the United States, "a free man," a senior US official confirmed Tuesday, holding him out as an example for others prepared to turn agai...
07:36, 06/26/2019

Venezuela Made A Pact With The VAR Devil For most of my lifetime, Venezuela has been chum for the sharks of South America. La Vinotinto have never qualified for a World Cup, have never even made the final of a Copa America, and generally do ...
16:48, 06/19/2019

The Venezuela uprising: the story so far – podcast Nicolás Maduro appeared on the brink of being forced from power in an uprising plotted by the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó. But key figures stayed loyal, allowing the president to begin reprisals. T...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Boyd makes US debut, among 5 changes vs Venezuela CINCINNATI (AP) — Forward Tyler Boyd made his debut for the United States in its final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup, one of five lineup changes against Venezuela. The 24-year-old had five a...
21:00, 06/09/2019

Inside oil-rich Venezuela's gas shortages For the last two weeks, people from several states in Venezuela have described severe gas shortages, a once unthinkable problem. It's not the first time that the country has suffered gas shortages, bu...
21:48, 05/26/2019

Russia Says It Won't Increase Presence in Venezuela Russia said it had rotated a group of weapons specialists in Venezuela and emphasized that it didn’t intend to increase its military presence in the country....
23:36, 06/27/2019

Cracks appear in U.S. bipartisan unity on Venezuela President Donald Trump's tough approach to Venezuela has won broad support from both Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Congress, but this rare display of bipartisan consensus is starting to show s...
03:00, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Trump says ‘repression’ in Venezuela must end CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 10:55 a.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says the “brutal repression” of the Venezuelan people mu...
18:24, 05/02/2019

How many Cuban troops are there in Venezuela? The U.S. says more than 20,000. Cuba says zero. The ambiguity notwithstanding, President Trump has threatened to impose a full embargo and high-level sanctions on Cuba over the alleged Cuban troop presence....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Venezuela's Lopez says he met with generals while under house arrest Venezuela opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez said on Thursday he met with "commanders and generals" in his home while under house arrest in the past three weeks, ahead of a thwarted uprising earlier...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Peru held by 10-man Venezuela in Copa America PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Peru was held by 10-man Venezuela to a 0-0 draw in the teams’ Copa America opener on Saturday. Venezuela defender Luis del Pino received his second yellow card for a ...
00:00, 06/16/2019

Shanahan, Pompeo and Bolton meet on Venezuela Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he and other senior members of President Donald Trump's national security team have met with the commander of U.S. Southern Command to discuss Venezuela....
20:48, 05/03/2019

U.S. Military Intervention in Venezuela ‘Possible’ as Turmoil Continues The U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo has said military intervention in Venezuela “is possible,” to support opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s attempts at an uprising against V...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Trump says call with Putin focused on Venezuela aid U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he focused on humanitarian aid for Venezuelans during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, backing away from recent harsh rhetoric about Russi...
21:36, 05/03/2019

Explainer: U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's exports and imports The United States in January imposed sanctions on Venezuela's most important global business - producing and selling crude oil - as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force socialist pre...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Venezuela: New protests as Maduro claims victory Acting President Nicolas Maduro has praised "loyal and obedient" troops for stopping an uprising orchestrated by the "coup-mongering far-right." Violent clashes have broken out between opposing factio...
00:36, 05/02/2019

The Latest: More clashes in Venezuela’s political crisis Venezuelans have heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets but security forces are showing no sign of answering his cry for a military uprising...
10:24, 05/02/2019

No U.S. intelligence gap on Venezuela, acting defense chief says Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan dismissed any concerns about a potential intelligence failure on Venezuela like the one that preceded the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, as he disclosed ta...
19:36, 05/03/2019

Venezuela Opposition Threatened by Embezzlement Allegations Accusations that two opposition activists pilfered tens of thousands of dollars is threatening to become an embarrassment for a coalition that is heavily dependent on funds from private donors and for...
13:48, 06/19/2019

'Viva el VAR,' sing Venezuela after draw with Brazil "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) rode to Venezuela\u0027s rescue once again at the Copa America on Tuesday, denying hosts Brazil two goals in a surprise 0-0 draw in Group A."...
13:12, 06/19/2019

Pompeo: Omar's Venezuela comments 'disgusting' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't hold back Thursday when reacting to Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar's comments insinuating the U.S. was to blame for the political crisis in Venezuela, calling...
13:24, 05/03/2019

Spanish FM says Venezuela embassy can’t be political center BEIRUT (AP) — Spain’s acting foreign minister says a Venezuelan anti-government activist is a guest at the Spanish Embassy in Caracas, which can’t be turned into a center of political acti...
13:48, 05/03/2019

EXPLAINER-U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's exports and imports The United States in January imposed sanctions on Venezuela's most important global business - producing and selling crude oil - as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force socialist pre...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Ilhan Omar blames US for Venezuela crisis Rep. Ilhan Omar blamed the US for the political turmoil in Venezuela, saying we “helped lead the devastation” through the use of sanctions. “A lot of the policies that we have put in place has k...
17:24, 05/02/2019

Venezuela thrust to forefront of US-Russia clashes WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia’s support for Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro has become the latest flashpoint in deteriorating relations between the United States and Russia, movi...
06:48, 05/03/2019

US military prepping for Guaidó takeover in Venezuela The commander of U.S. forces in Latin America told Congress Wednesday that the military is developing plans to be immediately ready for any contingency if Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó oust...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's Lopez says he met generals during house arrest Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez believes President Nicolas Maduro's government will fall "in weeks," he told journalists in Caracas Thursday....
12:24, 05/03/2019

The plot that failed: how Venezuela's 'uprising' fizzled When the coup was hurriedly launched a day early, defections from the regime failed to materialise, Maduro remained in power and the US government looked like it had badly miscalculated The video that...
21:48, 05/03/2019

US: Trump won’t trade Putin Ukraine for Venezuela President Trump won’t cut support for Ukraine in exchange for Russia doing the same with Venezuela, U.S. officials said as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prepared to meet Russian President Vladimir Pu...
21:12, 05/14/2019

As Maduro cracks down, Venezuela legislators see intimidation A Venezuelan opposition legislator on Friday fled to Colombia while others said threatening messages had been spraypainted on their homes or intelligence agents had been following them, amid a broad c...
23:12, 05/10/2019

Despite upheaval, Venezuela's Maduro touts an anniversary Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Monday celebrated the anniversary of his disputed re-election amid a growing humanitarian crisis and political upheaval....
03:24, 05/21/2019

Venezuela's opposition appeals for global support Members of the Venezuelan opposition overseas are calling for the international community to condemn the arrest of a top lawmaker in the crisis-wracked nation....
16:48, 05/09/2019

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what U.S. officials de...
00:36, 05/22/2019

Maduro invites Huawei to set up 4G network in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is inviting China’s Huawei to help set up a 4G network in Venezuela, prompting opposition leader Juan Guaidó to accuse him of having...
21:24, 05/24/2019

Norway says Venezuela mediation to resume next week Norway says representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have decided to return to Oslo for a mediation effort aimed at resolving the political crisis in the South American country....
23:24, 05/25/2019

Norway says it will host Venezuela mediation again next week The diplomatic effort reflects recognition in Venezuela that neither the government or opposition have been able to prevail in their struggle for power....
00:36, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Police take No. 2 leader of Venezuela congress Venezuelan lawmakers say security forces have arrested the No. 2 leader in the opposition-controlled congress as political tensions mount in the crisis-wracked nation...
02:24, 05/09/2019

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solution to the South American nation’s political stan...
03:24, 05/26/2019

Venezuela says talking with 'democratic' opposition in Norway Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution after the opposition's failure to spark ...
20:48, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition in Norway for talks CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norw...
08:48, 05/16/2019

| Venezuela braces for unrest as Maduro clamps down Venezuela has braced for another day of nationwide protests after President Nicolas Maduro clamped down further on opposition leader Juan Guaido, locking up his deputy in a military prison following a...
13:48, 05/11/2019

Venezuela's Guaido asks for relations with US military Opposition leader Juan Guaido's move marks one of his strongest public pleas yet for greater U.S. involvement in Venezuela's fast-escalating crisis....
14:36, 05/12/2019

Flights between U.S. and Venezuela suspended as unrest continues In a letter to the Transportation Department requesting the halt, the Department of Homeland Security said "conditions in Venezuela threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew t...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Venezuela: Guaido seeks talks with US military Self-declared President Juan Guaido is to step up pressure on the US military to help solve the country's political crisis. The opposition leader has spent months trying to oust Nicolas Maduro from th...
02:36, 05/12/2019

Opposition-led congress in Venezuela returns to chambers CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress has returned to its chambers a day after security forces prevented its members from entering the National Assembly building f...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Citing unrest, US suspends air traffic with Venezuela The United States on Wednesday suspended all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the U.S. and Venezuela, saying the political unrest and tensions there pose a risk to flights....
00:12, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. orders suspension of flights between the U.S. and Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence a...
00:48, 05/16/2019

U.S. Suspends Passenger and Cargo Flights to Venezuela The Department of Homeland Security said the country’s instability created conditions that “threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew.”...
01:24, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition reported in talks Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country...
03:48, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov't, opposition reported in talks The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving ...
04:12, 05/16/2019

Venezuela announces end to exchange controls after 16 years Venezuela has announced the lifting of foreign exchange controls on banks for the first time in 16 years, but some observers are skeptical the measure will do much to lift the shrinking economy....
23:36, 05/13/2019

Oil and migration: why the U.S. is heavily involved in Venezuela’s crisis Oil, migration and proximity. These are the reasons experts gave when asked why the western world — particularly the United States — is so concerned with Venezuela's political fate....
21:36, 05/26/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says no plans for further talks in Norway Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday that the opposition does not currently plan to join a new round of talks in Norway with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro, after media...
02:24, 06/08/2019

Pompeo: Trump ‘very clear’ that he wants Russia out of Venezuela WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Trump has been “very clear” about wanting the Russians out of Venezuela, despite Trump downplaying Moscow’s role in the crisis on the h...
18:36, 05/05/2019

Pompeo warns Russia against 'messing around with Venezuela' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had strict words on Sunday for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov regarding Venezuela – a day before the two are scheduled to meet to discuss, among other things, th...
17:36, 05/05/2019

Russia, Venezuela seek strategy to sideline US Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is meeting his Venezuelan counterpart for talks in Moscow. Russia has doubled down on its support for Venezuela's President Nicola Maduro, who the US says should...
16:12, 05/05/2019

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months...
16:12, 06/08/2019

The Quick Read About… Venezuela’s Faltering Revolution What Happened This Week: Self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaido gambled this week to try to force the ouster of de facto Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, calling on the Venezu...
08:36, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Spain official: US like a ‘cowboy’ on Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political conflict in Venezuela (all times local): 8:10 a.m. Spain’s acting foreign minister says the U.S. government’s approach to Venezuela...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Venezuela shreds sloppy US defense early for 3-0 win Sloppy defense and careless goalkeeping sent the United States to another disconcerting loss, 3-0 to Venezuela in its final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup       ...
23:00, 06/09/2019

AP Exclusive: US missed chance to woo Venezuela generals Around May 2017, an unusual request from a prominent Venezuelan general made its way to the White House: Gen. Ivan Hernández, head of both the presidential guard and military counterintelligence, want...
04:12, 05/04/2019

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense....
22:24, 05/05/2019

Venezuela's Maduro may visit Russia next month: RIA Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro may visit the Russian city of St Petersburg next month to attend an economic forum there, Russia's RIA news agency cited Venezuela's foreign minister as saying on M...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Venezuela says Russia debt restructuring not on the agenda - RIA Venezuela's oil minister said on Thursday that the restructuring of his country's debt to Russia was not on the agenda, the RIA news agency reported....
13:12, 06/06/2019

Even criminals are suffering in Venezuela’s failing economy CARACAS, Venezuela — The feared street gangster El Negrito sleeps with a pistol under his pillow and says he’s lost track of his murder count. But despite his hardened demeanor, he’s quick to gripe ab...
23:36, 05/28/2019

Venezuela’s top court targets opposition lawmakers Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court opens criminal investigation against six opposition lawmakers following a failed attempt to spark a military uprising...
00:12, 05/08/2019

Colombian cities hit by Venezuela gasoline shortages CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s widespread gasoline shortages are starting to affect some cities in neighboring Colombia, where drivers have long depended on cheap fuel from the socialist-...
21:36, 05/29/2019

The Latest: EU-led group seeks to help end Venezuela crisis CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A mostly European group of nations is looking to send a high-level delegation to Caracas in the c...
22:12, 05/07/2019

Canada suspending operations at embassy in Venezuela TORONTO (AP) — Canada is suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Sunday that Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro’s regime ̶...
01:48, 06/03/2019

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan ...
05:48, 06/03/2019

Trump says Russia has pulled ‘most of their people’ from Venezuela ​President Trump said in a tweet that Russia has pulled “most of their people from Venezuela,” where President Nicolas Maduro continues to cling to power despite an ongoing humanitarian cr...
22:36, 06/03/2019

| Trump: Russia says has removed 'most' personnel from Venezuela Russia has told the US that it has withdrawn most of its personnel from Venezuela, US President Donald Trump says, two months after telling Moscow to "get out" of the crisis-plagued Latin American nat...
02:24, 06/04/2019

Xi says China will play 'constructive role' on Venezuela China will work with the international community to play a constructive role with Venezuela and help the country to get back on a normal development path as soon as possible, Chinese President Xi Jinp...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Trump said Russia was getting out of Venezuela. The Kremlin says that’s not true. The Kremlin contradicted Trump’s tweet that Russian personnel have departed Venezuela. Moscow is a primary backer of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro....
19:48, 06/04/2019

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
09:00, 07/02/2019

A Fuel Shortage Is Crippling Agriculture in Venezuela Already facing a deep economic crisis, the country is seeing food production shrink drastically as mismanagement and American sanctions make gasoline scarce....
18:00, 07/06/2019

GOP congressman claims Russia has nukes in Venezuela Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart says if the Maduro regime survives, it could be an open door for the Russians and Chinese to affect U.S. national security.        ...
17:36, 05/01/2019

Venezuela releasing judge, journalist, 20 students - U.N. Venezuela is releasing 22 people, including judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday, and an opposition lawmaker called for more releases....
20:12, 07/05/2019

Venezuela on Edge on Day of Rival Maduro Protests “Today we continue,” vowed the opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who has called on Venezuelans to rise up against their president. Government supporters planned their own demonstrations....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido to name new boards of PDVSA and Citgo Venezuela's President of the National Assembly, Juan Guaido, will name new director boards at state oil company PDVSA and its United States subsidiary Citgo....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Venezuela marks independence day with military parade President Maduro said he would seek peace with the opposition, one day after a UN report accused the military of extrajudicial killings. Opposition leader Juan Guaido called for an end to Maduro's "di...
00:48, 07/06/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela set up crunch for heavier oil Tighter U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil planned for May are adding to a wealth of factors curbing global supply of heavy-medium crude, driving up prices for scarcer barrels and setting up a stand-off be...
01:12, 04/29/2019

Corruption in Venezuela has created a cocaine superhighway to the US Cocaine trafficking from Venezuela to the United States is soaring, even as the country collapses. And US and other regional officials say it's Venezuela's own military and political elite who are fac...
20:36, 04/28/2019

JP Morgan to cut Venezuela weight to zero in key indexes over five months JP Morgan will reduce the weight of Venezuela's sovereign and PDVSA bonds to zero in its widely-tracked indexes, the bank said on Tuesday, adding the linear five-month phase out process would start on...
15:48, 07/09/2019

Venezuela Crisis: Opposition Seeks Traction on Day Two Venezuelans prepared for a second day of demonstrations as opposition leader Juan Guaidó looked to ramp up pressure and spur more members of the military to help drive President Nicolás Maduro’s embat...
17:24, 05/01/2019

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the socialist leader and suspected...
19:36, 06/28/2019

Rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela: jurists' group The rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of President Nicolas Maduro which has usurped the powers of the legislative and judicial branches, an international legal watchdog said o...
16:24, 07/08/2019

US: Russia convinced Maduro to stay in Venezuela US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said Maduro was ready to go into exile in Cuba but was persuaded by Russia to stay. President Donald Trump has called on Cuba to immediately cease its military su...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Military vehicles run over protesters in Venezuela clashes Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro has accused opposition supporters of trying to impose an "illegitimate government" after a day of violence on the country's streets....
05:12, 05/01/2019

US Military Action In Venezuela Possible, Says Mike Pompeo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a television interview on Wednesday that the United States was prepared to take military action to stem the ongoing turmoil in Venezuela....
15:24, 05/01/2019

US supports Guaido as turmoil engulfs Venezuela As turmoil engulfs Venezuela, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says the Trump administration is "watching and waiting" on the situation in Venezuela and standing with opposition leader Juan Guai...
19:36, 04/30/2019

Venezuela accused of killing naval officer Security forces loyal to President Nicolas Maduro arrested naval officer Rafael Acosta Arevalo last month. Twelve countries from across the Americas have called his reported death an "assassination."...
10:12, 07/01/2019

Vecchio: Venezuela uprising to restore democracy Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States says the current uprising happening on the streets of his country, are not a 'coup,' but a push to "to restore our democracy." (April ...
21:12, 04/30/2019

Venezuela Gives Colombian Rebels Free Rein The guerrillas of the National Liberation Army, or ELN, have been battling Colombian governments for half a century, but they have a new advantage: Sanctuary in and open support from Venezuela is help...
23:00, 07/14/2019

Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says Special forces members engaged in extrajudicial killings and then altered crime scenes to make it look as if the victims had been resisting arrest, United Nations investigators said....
02:48, 07/05/2019

Tension grows between U.S. and Russia over Venezuela standoff The United States and Russia traded warnings against interfering in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of stopping President Nicolas Maduro from lea...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says he has loyalty of military leaders Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he had spoken with military leaders and they had shown him "their total loyalty," after opposition leader Juan Guaido said he had the support of troo...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuela frees judge, journalist, 20 students: U.N Venezuela has released 22 prisoners including the emblematic cases of judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday....
15:00, 07/05/2019

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two sides have already met twice in talks hosted by Norw...
07:00, 06/30/2019

UN: 5,287 killings in Venezuela security operations in 2018 The U.N. human rights chief says in a new report that Venezuela’s government has acknowledged nearly 5,300 killings during security operations last year, saying the deaths stemmed from “resistance to ...
21:48, 07/04/2019

Who is Nicolás Maduro? What to know about Venezuela's socialist leader A furious Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro broke diplomatic ties with the U.S. Wednesday as tens of thousands of locals marched the streets to protest the socialist leader's rule, calling it a "cri...
15:48, 04/30/2019

In Polarized Venezuela, Red Cross Grapples With Aid Distribution The first airlift of a large-scale relief campaign landed. Now relief workers must deliver aid in a divided, violent country where basic infrastructure is crumbling....
01:12, 04/29/2019

New U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela Aim to Choke Off Government’s Finances The Trump administration cut off the central bank’s access to United States currency and limited its ability to conduct international financial transactions....
01:12, 04/29/2019

Venezuela says U.S. sanctions hit debt refinancing, oil sales Venezuela charged on Friday that U.S.-led sanctions had stopped foreign debt refinancing, blocked vital food and medicine imports, and cost billions of dollars in lost oil assets....
15:00, 07/05/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador's residence Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country's opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador....
14:48, 05/10/2019

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of Nicolás Maduro, which has usu...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Negotiations in Norway Aim to Resolve Venezuela’s Political Crisis (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela’s crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway, though the two side...
07:36, 05/17/2019

Venezuela defense minister says 'act of violence partly defeated' Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said "acts of violence" by some members of the armed forces on Tuesday had been "partly defeated" and that the military's top ranks remained "loyal to the ...
20:12, 04/30/2019

Pompeo going to Russia amid disputes over Venezuela, Arctic WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) will head to Russia to hold talks with President Vladimir Putin amid disputes over Venezuela’s political turmoil and other i...
16:48, 05/10/2019

With Venezuela in collapse, towns slip into primitive isolation At the once-busy beach resort of Patanemo, tourism has evaporated over the last two years as Venezuela's economic crisis has deepened and deteriorating cellphone service left visitors too afraid of ro...
21:00, 06/07/2019

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, Colombia — Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down f...
21:00, 06/08/2019

The Latest: Norway mediation effort in Venezuela stalls CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 10:28 a.m. A member of Venezuela’s opposition said that a mediation effort by Norway is stalling over...
20:24, 06/07/2019

Venezuela's opposition vow to defy Maduro after key figure detained At least nine lawmakers face detention after Edgar Zambrano was arrested on Wednesday, signalling the start of a crackdownOpposition politicians battling to bring down Venezuela’s strongman leader, Ni...
16:36, 05/09/2019

Four million have now fled Venezuela, UN ramps up aid to children who remain The number of people who have left Venezuela to escape the country’s ongoing political and economic crisis, has reached some four million, the UN announced on Friday....
18:24, 06/07/2019

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number of refugees from Latin America — particularly Vene...
12:12, 06/11/2019

Venezuela loses $1.4 bln of gold to banks for guarantees -sources Citibank and Deutsche Bank have taken control of around $1.4 billion of Venezuelan government gold, which they received as guarantees for loans, as a result of U.S. sanctions on the Venezuelan Central...
22:48, 06/06/2019

Venezuela's Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced he will maintain Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in his post, following months of rumors that top military brass would be replaced after a fai...
05:00, 07/08/2019

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba, official says Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday....
18:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. imposes Venezuela-related sanctions on two companies, two tankers The United States has imposed sanctions on two shipping companies and two tankers involved in trade with Venezuela, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Friday....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Venezuela draw 0-0 with Peru in their Copa America opener "Venezuela and Peru began their Copa America with a nervous 0-0 draw on Saturday in a match marked by two Peruvian goals chalked off after consultation with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR)."...
01:48, 06/16/2019

Two of Venezuela's four crude upgraders still shuttered after blackout -document Two of Venezuela's four crucial crude upgraders, needed to convert extra-heavy crude from the Orinoco oil belt into exportable grades, remained shuttered a month after a major blackout, according to a...
19:48, 05/04/2019

Bolton presses key aides to Venezuela's Maduro to abandon him U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday singled out three senior aides to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro who he said must make good on commitments they purportedly made to the oppo...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Venezuela’s political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries have urged restraint in Venezuela and called for new elections as a way to settle the crisis there, but there wasn’t a unified voice on whether to support or condemn the opposition’...
22:48, 04/30/2019

Decades after failed invasion, Cuba still eyes Venezuela MACHURUCUTO, Venezuela (AP) — For all the heated talk coming from Washington about President Nicolás Maduro being a Cuban puppet, there was a time when Cuban troops really did try to take control of V...
06:36, 05/17/2019

Soccer: First-half goals give Venezuela 3-0 friendly win over U.S. Venezuela scored three goals without reply in a whirlwind first half to grab a convincing 3-0 win over the United States in a friendly in Cincinnati on Sunday....
01:00, 06/10/2019

Venezuela's political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries urged restraint in Venezuela on Tuesday and called for new elections as a way to settle the political crisis in the South American country, but there wasn't a unified voice immediat...
21:36, 04/30/2019

Venezuela reopens Tachira border post with Colombia Four months ago Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border post during a dispute over humanitarian aid deliveries. It is not clear whether crucial border bridges will be unblocked....
13:48, 06/08/2019

Venezuela will use Russian military equipment at drills on July 24: RIA Venezuela will use Russian military equipment during exercises on July 24, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Thursday....
10:12, 07/11/2019

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela’s crisis slows Venezuelan leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that the opposition’s demand for presidential elections is not negotiable, slowing mediation efforts by Norway aimed at resolving Venezuela’s political crisis...
04:24, 06/08/2019

Cubans grapple with food shortage due to Venezuela crisis In Cuba putting putting food on the table has become increasingly difficult, as Venezuela cuts back on oil shipments. Now that Cubans have access to the internet, they are raising their voices on soci...
18:00, 05/19/2019

Venezuela political negotiations to continue next week: sources The sources said the location for the talks will be decided by the government of Norway, which is leading the mediation effort and hosted two previous rounds of exploratory talks in May....
03:00, 06/30/2019

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four-month blockade Venezuelans have joined long lines to cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut the border in February to keep out foreign aid he said was unneed...
21:48, 06/08/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido says he’s considering asking US for military intervention: ‘I will evaluate all options if necessary’ Venezuela’s opposition leader, whose most recent call for a military uprising failed to bring disputed leader Nicolas Maduro’s to his feet, said in a recent interview that he is considering asking the...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Putin: No intention to deploy Russian troops in Venezuela ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has told reporters that Moscow has no intention to deploy its troops or set up military bases in Venezuela. He added that Russian experts have be...
15:12, 06/06/2019

Venezuela's army death squads kill thousands — UN A UN report has detailed the extrajudicial executions of thousands of young men by special forces. The report says that the death squards are carrying out President Maduro's strategy for neutralizing ...
21:36, 07/04/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says congress vice president has been detained Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday that the vice president of the opposition-controlled National Assembly had been detained by authorities from President Nicolas Maduro's gover...
05:24, 05/09/2019

Trump: Russia told U.S. 'most of their people' have left Venezuela President Donald Trump said on Monday that Russia told the United States it had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela, where Moscow has maintained military and economic ties with socialist Pre...
01:48, 06/04/2019

Venezuela's top court opens probe into opposition lawmakers The Maduro-allied court is investigating opposition politicians on suspicion of treason. Meanwhile, the United States said it would lift sanctions on a former intelligence chief who came out in suppor...
23:12, 05/07/2019

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat ba...
17:24, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Venezuela top court targets opposition leaders The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuela's pro-government Supreme Court has opened a criminal investigation against seven opposition lawmakers in the afte...
23:48, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Venezuela foreign minister minimizes uprising Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza says that the U.S. likely paid a guard to allow opposition activist Leopoldo López escape house arrest as part of an effort to President Nicolás Maduro...
17:12, 04/30/2019

A frustrated Trump questions his administration’s Venezuela strategy The president’s dissatisfaction has crystallized around national security adviser John Bolton and what Trump has groused is an interventionist stance at odds with his view that the United States shoul...
03:12, 05/09/2019

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising Seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by Juan Guaidó to be prosecuted, while Washington removed sanctions against Caracas' sacked spy chief for backing the revolt....
19:24, 05/08/2019

Venezuela's Congress strips opposition lawmakers of immunity Venezuela's pro-government Constituent Assembly on Tuesday stripped seven opposition legislators of parliamentary immunity after they joined rallies on April 30 amid a failed uprising aimed at ousting...
04:00, 05/08/2019

EU appoints seasoned diplomat as special envoy for Venezuela The European Union has appointed a former international banker and seasoned diplomat as the bloc’s special envoy for Venezuela, in a move that it hopes will increase the chances of a fresh presidentia...
22:00, 05/28/2019

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria too...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU's special envoy for Venezuela The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc's special envoy for Venezuela....
16:12, 05/28/2019

US balks as Venezuela heads up UN-backed disarmament body GENEVA (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the U.N.’s main disarmament body has walked out of its current session in Geneva to protest that Venezuela has taken the chair. Robert Wood insisted “a...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU’s special envoy for Venezuela MADRID (AP) — The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc’s special envoy for Venezuela. Iglesias has been the h...
14:00, 05/28/2019

In Venezuela, criminals feel the pinch of an economic crisis In something of an unexpected silver lining to Venezuela’s all-consuming crisis, experts say armed assaults and killings in the country are plummeting....
07:48, 05/28/2019

Venezuela's Guaido leaves rally at Caracas air base Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido left a rally he was holding with military supporters at the La Carlota air base in Caracas, Reuters witnesses said, as he seeks support for an uprising to oust...
16:48, 04/30/2019

U.S. military says monitoring Venezuela events, no change in mission The U.S. military on Tuesday said it was monitoring developments in Venezuela but suggested no role in the unfolding events, as armed factions opposing and supporting President Nicolas Maduro clashed ...
17:48, 04/30/2019

IMF denies pressuring Venezuela to release economic data The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it had not pressured Venezuela to release economic indicators after years of silence, while two sources said the country's surprise data release this w...
23:12, 05/30/2019

Martino, Mexico use shuffling roster to beat Venezuela ATLANTA (AP) — For all the players absent from Mexico’s national team, new coach Tata Martino may still have a roster solid enough to make a strong run in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Martino returned...
06:12, 06/06/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido says troops have joined him to end Maduro presidency Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Tuesday he had begun the "final phase" of his plan to oust President Nicolas Maduro, calling on Venezuelans and the military to back him to end Maduro'...
13:24, 04/30/2019

Florida senators say Venezuela is national security issue MIAMI (AP) — Florida’s U.S. senators are increasing pressure on the Trump administration to act on the crisis in Venezuela, calling it a national security matter. After a Friday discussion with ...
23:00, 05/03/2019

A spat over Venezuela complicates talks for new Spain government Spain has deepened its involvement in the Venezuela crisis after opening up its Embassy in Caracas to Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo López....
22:36, 05/06/2019

Russia to Trump: Our military personnel are still in Venezuela - Ifax A statement by U.S. President Donald Trump asserting that Russia had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela does not correspond to reality and military cooperation continues, Interfax news agen...
11:36, 06/04/2019

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supporting embattled President Nicolás Maduro....
01:36, 06/04/2019

Lima Group and EU urge more international involvement in Venezuela The Lima Group regional bloc and EU-led contact group on Venezuela on Monday called on Latin America and the broader international community to play a more active role in restoring democracy to Venezu...
20:24, 06/03/2019

U.S.' Pompeo to discuss Venezuela, Iran with Dutch counterpart U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Dutch counterpart will discuss Iran and Venezuela during talks in The Hague on Monday, Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said....
15:48, 06/03/2019

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in Ottawa....
15:00, 06/03/2019

Venezuela's Guaido takes to streets in uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed troops early Tuesday in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialis...
19:36, 04/30/2019

Exclusive: Guaido says Washington should help Venezuela keep U.S. refiner Citgo The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts, opposition leader Juan Guaido said in...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido takes to streets in military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has taken to the streets with activist Leopoldo Lopez and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Russia not planning to send more military specialists to Venezuela: RIA Moscow does not plan to send more Russian military specialists to Venezuela, RIA news agency quoted Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov as saying on Thursday....
12:00, 05/09/2019

Venezuela's Guaido in video calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising, in a video shot at a Caracas air base showing him surrounded by soldiers and accompanied by detained activist Leopoldo Lope...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuela healthcare collapse: Four children die in same hospital this month Under a wooden arch decorated with white balloons in a small house in Caracas' largest slum, the body of 11-year-old Erick Altuve lay in a small coffin covered in cuddly toys and cartoon drawings, one...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Norwegian diplomat pushes Venezuela talks against the odds If there’s a negotiated settlement to Venezuela’s protracted crisis, it’ll likely be reached with the help of a self-effacing Scandinavian diplomat with a fondness for distance running...
19:36, 05/31/2019

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has accused state-a...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Venezuela: Representatives of Maduro and Guaido to meet in Norway Norway's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the government and opposition delegates will hold talks in Oslo next week to carry forward the negotiation process. It will be their first face-to-fa...
13:36, 05/26/2019

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent c...
18:36, 06/15/2019

Chevron has been in Venezuela for nearly 100 years. It could finally be forced to leave Chevron's nearly century-long relationship with Venezuela might not survive the Maduro regime's fight with the United States. Not only is Venezuela's infrastructure crumbling, but the OPEC member's na...
02:12, 06/20/2019

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro for allegedly silencing opponents with jail, torture and excessiv...
23:12, 06/19/2019

Venezuela: Maduro digs in as Guaido rallies more protesters Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is digging in against what he calls an attempted coup, as opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for more action in the streets of Caracas....
16:24, 05/01/2019

US suspends all flights to Venezuela amid political turmoil The US suspended all flights to Venezuela on Wednesday amid political turmoil and violence in the South American country. The Department of Transportation ordered the halt as the Department of Homelan...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela’s Guaido ROME (AP) — Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn’t want to contribute to any “radicalization” o...
20:48, 05/11/2019

Venezuela unrest leads to more migrants at the Brazil border RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian military says the number of Venezuelans crossing into Brazil has risen this week amid an escalation in their homeland’s political unrest. Officials said Thurs...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Venezuela: Guaido urges military to join May 1 protest Thousands of opposition supporters have clashed with police in Venezuela after self-declared president, Juan Guaido, called for a military uprising. Guaido has called for protests to continue on the M...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Venezuela web blackout lifted minutes before Maduro speech The Venezuelan regime is clamping down on social media as president Nicolas Maduro battles opposition leader Juan Guaido's calls for a popular uprising....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Uruguay withdraws from OAS meeting over Venezuela opposition delegation Uruguay on Thursday withdrew from a meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) being held in Medellin, Colombia, in protest of the presence of what it said was an illegitimate delegation fro...
01:12, 06/28/2019

Venezuela steers away from politics before Copa América game RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Venezuela coach Rafael Dudamel almost left his job for political reasons after his team beat Argentina 3-1 in March in a friendly game in Madrid. One day before he faces Lionel M...
06:24, 06/28/2019

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Maduro cling to power. “It’s a fire sale.”...
19:12, 06/18/2019

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
15:00, 06/18/2019

Venezuela's Maduro appears with defense minister after uprising Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro appeared in a state television broadcast on Tuesday night together with Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino, his first public appearance since the opposition called f...
08:12, 05/01/2019

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
16:48, 05/11/2019

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention, Colombia's president told CNBC on Tuesday....
14:24, 06/18/2019

OAS seeks to increase pressure on Venezuela's Maduro at meeting Latin American leaders will seek to increase pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and further isolate the embattled leader when the Organization of American States (OAS) begins two days of ...
16:12, 06/27/2019

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries had been wary of lengthy dialogue, insisting that he has used talks to stall ...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela's Guaido Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn't want to contribute to any "radicalization" of sides in the political crisi...
00:12, 05/12/2019

Activists at Venezuela Embassy served with eviction notice WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. authorities have served an eviction notice to activists who have stayed for more than a month inside the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, and asked them to leave immediately. B...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Venezuela exodus raises worries of babies being stateless A temporary, two-year visa that Colombia's government has provided as a stopgap measure to nearly 600,000 Venezuelans does not qualify babies for citizenship – that has left many in a legal limbo...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting government Authorities in Venezuela have released from prison a young musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration against President Nicolas Maduro’s government...
02:48, 07/17/2019

50 Americans are living in Venezuela’s D.C. embassy. Venezuelans want it back. The embassy has become the scene of a proxy standoff between supporters of Juan Guaidó and those who say Nicolás Maduro is the rightful leader of Venezuela....
01:48, 05/02/2019

Venezuela sees second day of unrest as Guaidó seeks power Protesters and military forces Venezuela clashed for a second day in Venezuela as both the country's disputed president, Nicolas Maduro, and opposition leader, Juan Guaidó vied for power....
02:12, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's Guaido tells Canada PM he wants elections as soon as possible: Ottawa Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday and told him he was committed to holding free and fair elections as soon as possible, Trudeau's offi...
00:36, 05/15/2019

Venezuela gov’t says it thwarted plot seeking to kill Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan officials say they have foiled a plot to overthrow the government that included assassinating President Nicolas Maduro and his closest political allies. Maduro spo...
00:36, 06/27/2019

U.S. oil output helps fill gap left by Iran, Venezuela: IEA The world will require very little extra oil from OPEC this year as booming U.S. output will offset falling exports from Iran and Venezuela, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday....
11:12, 05/15/2019

Artwork That Once Touted Venezuela's Rise Now a Shelter From Crime A celebrated artwork that once embodied oil-rich Venezuela’s optimism and promise has become a hangout for Caracas residents with few other entertainment options in a country beset with crime and econ...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire situation must not be allowed to "deteriorate any fur...
13:24, 06/22/2019

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering closing the border with Colombia -- a move that woul...
10:48, 06/22/2019

Secret Venezuela Dossier Warns About Maduro Confidant Venezuela’s intelligence agency gathered evidence against one of the country’s most powerful figures, including accusations of drug trafficking and ties to Hezbollah....
13:12, 05/02/2019

U.S. military action in Venezuela is possibility if 'required': Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a television interview on Wednesday that the United States was prepared to take military action to stem the ongoing turmoil in Venezuela....
14:36, 05/01/2019

U.S. Suspends Commercial Passenger, Cargo Flights to and From Venezuela The Department of Homeland Security said it was suspending all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the U.S. and Venezuela, citing safety concerns stemming from political instability in the ...
23:24, 05/15/2019

Venezuela's Maduro calls for military unity after clashes Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has called for military unity in an appearance with soldiers, two days after security forces failed to respond to opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for an uprisi...
16:36, 05/02/2019

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia Russia has been a bulwark of support for Venezuela. But as that country’s economy crumbles, Russian state-owned businesses are pulling back to protect their bottom line....
06:00, 06/18/2019

Venezuela government talking with 'democratic' opposition in Norway Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution after the opposition's failure to spark ...
03:12, 05/17/2019

Trump and Putin Discuss Venezuela, Mueller Report President Trump spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for more than an hour on Friday and discussed the special counsel’s report on Russian interference in U.S. elections and the crisis in...
19:36, 05/03/2019

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although divisions remain over the ...
05:12, 06/16/2019

Venezuela orders Aruba, Brazil borders reopened CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and Aruba while keeping the more frequently traversed Colombia border closed. President Nicolás Maduro ordered the land border ...
19:36, 05/10/2019

OAS meeting ends in disagreement over Venezuela opposition delegation Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) ended two days of meetings on Friday without a clear plan for increasing pressure on embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, despite a major...
05:12, 06/29/2019

Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with Brazil Argentina can look forward to a mouthwatering Copa America semi-final clash with Brazil after delivering a much-improved display to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the quarter-finals in their first game at the ...
05:24, 06/29/2019

U.S. intelligence on Venezuela 'very good,' acting defense chief says Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan dismissed concerns about a potential intelligence failure on Venezuela like the one that preceded the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, and said top U.S. offi...
21:36, 05/03/2019

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the socialist leader. The Treasury Department froze any ass...
07:24, 06/29/2019

Stalemate in Venezuela persists after days of protests and violence. What comes next? In the fourth month of their standoff, President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó are unable to deliver a knock-out blow as Venezuela spirals deeper into neglect, isolation and despera...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
22:48, 05/16/2019

Venezuela sources: Talks to break deadlock set to resume BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that negotiations aimed at breaking Venezuela’s political standoff will resume next week, likely on the Caribbean island of Barbados. Thr...
20:12, 06/29/2019

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedro...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Colombia will not allow Venezuela border to be rebel sanctuary: Duque Colombia will not allow its border with Venezuela to become a sanctuary for the leftist ELN rebel group, President Ivan Duque said on Friday, after local media published documents said to show Venezue...
21:12, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Diplomats meet in Sweden to discuss Venezuela The latest on the political turmoil in Venezuela (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Officials say that Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with interests in Venezuela amid stalled mediation effort...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets "with the people" Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic chu...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Venezuela: hyperinflation leads to new banknotes for second time in a year Banknotes of 10,000, 20,000 and 50,000 bolívar denominations will begin circulating on Thursday, the central bank saidVenezuela is releasing new banknotes for the second time in less than a year, the ...
23:24, 06/12/2019

Putin says he hopes Venezuela talks will normalize situation Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Norway-brokered talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition would normalize the situation in country and bring an end to politica...
15:36, 07/11/2019

Norway says Venezuela opposition and government talks to continue Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition will continue, Norway's foreign ministry said on Thursday, after a top Socialist Party leader announced the end of this week's round of Oslo-bac...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who dese...
02:48, 06/18/2019

U.S. expands Venezuela sanctions in Maduro pressure campaign The Trump administration on Friday expanded the scope of its Venezuela sanctions to the defense and security services sectors to try to crank up economic pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Madur...
08:36, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Death toll in Venezuela rises to 5 as boy dies CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Human rights groups say a 15-year-old boy is the latest casualty in Venezuela’s ongoing un...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption Venezuela's opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia....
04:24, 06/18/2019

Maduro's foes fill embassies in Venezuela as crisis deepens From the lush tropical garden of the Chilean ambassador's residence, Venezuelan opposition leader Freddy Guevara takes a much-anticipated call from a foreign diplomat and asks him to protect a fellow ...
19:36, 05/12/2019

Maduro’s foes fill embassies in Venezuela as crisis deepens Congressman Freddy Guevara is just one of several Venezuelan opposition leaders who have taken up residence at foreign diplomatic missions around Caracas to avoid arrest by forces loyal to President N...
18:48, 05/12/2019

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on Thursday, threatening to denounce any country that...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Ilhan Omar faces backlash after complaining about US 'bullying' in Venezuela Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., faced a wave of criticism after she argued that President Donald Trump's administration made the Venezuelan crisis worse through "bullying" and applying sanctions to the nati...
19:36, 05/02/2019

Amnesty International accuses Venezuela of human rights violations Amnesty International on Tuesday asked the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged "crimes against humanity" committed by the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, especially ...
02:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. readies sanctions, charges over Venezuela food program: sources The United States is preparing sanctions and criminal charges against Venezuelan officials and others suspected of using a military-run food aid program to launder money for President Nicolas Maduro's...
03:24, 05/22/2019

Rising U.S. oil output helps fill gap left by Iran, Venezuela: IEA The world will require very little extra oil from OPEC this year as booming U.S. output will offset falling exports from Iran and Venezuela, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday....
14:00, 05/15/2019

Venezuela's opposition congress names ad-hoc central bank board Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly on Tuesday appointed an ad-hoc board for the country's central bank with the aim of "protecting its international reserves" from President Nicolas M...
22:00, 07/16/2019

EU condemns Venezuela's 'flawed' court case against opposition lawmakers The European Union condemned what it called Venezuela's "flawed judicial decisions" against four opposition lawmakers on Wednesday, saying it would lead to an escalation of the political crisis in the...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Venezuela reopens border where migrants used trails to reach Brazil Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday, after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous trails to smuggle food and basic goods or to flee t...
19:48, 05/12/2019

Venezuela opposition, government leaders travel to Norway for possible talks Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition have traveled to Norway to discuss potential options following a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, according to four opposi...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Families Demand Answers After 29 Inmates Die In Venezuela Jail Riot Wracked with pain and anger, dozens of families gathered in front of a morgue in the Venezuelan town of Acarigua on Saturday after 29 inmates died in rioting at a police station jail....
07:00, 05/26/2019

Trump administration plans to divert $40 million in aid to Venezuela's opposition U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, according to an internal ...
03:48, 07/17/2019

Pompeo calls support in Britain for Venezuela's Maduro 'disgusting' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he was disgusted to see politicians in Britain, as well as in the United States, continue to support Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
22:12, 05/08/2019

OHCHR report: Venezuela regime has killed, threatened opponents A new United Nations investigative report said Friday the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has attacked and killed opponents and taken steps to limit the freedoms of its citizens....
14:12, 07/05/2019

Venezuela government, opposition will return to Norway for talks, Oslo says Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition will return to Norway for a second round of talks to help resolve their months-long conflict, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said on Saturd...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Norway says Venezuela government, opposition to hold new round of talks Norway said on Saturday that representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition will return to Oslo next week following an initial round of preliminary talks about how to address the country's p...
04:00, 05/26/2019

The radical radio host leading an armed 'colectivo' in Venezuela Before socialist Hugo Chavez swept to power in 1999, the colectivos were leftist activists working in some of Venezuela's poorest slums. Himself a one-time leader of an uprising, Chavez was suspicious...
04:48, 05/25/2019

Trump’s Latin American allies want change in Venezuela, but not U.S. intervention The history of U.S. invasion and occupation in the region is long and unlamented. Even those leaders who might be happy to see President Nicolás Maduro ousted with U.S. force believe there would be a ...
17:12, 05/09/2019

Venezuela's Guaido announces fresh talks with Maduro regime The Norway-brokered talks aim "to establish a negotiation on the end of the dictatorship," the opposition leader said. Backed by Russia and China, socialist President Nicolas Maduro has refused to ste...
07:24, 07/08/2019

Venezuela top court accuses four opposition legislators of treason: statement Venezuela's supreme court on Tuesday accused four opposition legislators of treason and conspiracy, according to a statement posted on the court's Facebook page, following similar accusations earlier ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Venezuela envoys head for talks in Norway as US halts flights Representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks after a failed uprising. Meanwhile, the US has suspended all flights to and from the South American country....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Venezuela opposition, government reportedly headed to Norway for talks It was unclear if representatives for both sides would meet directly, or whether Norwegian officials would serve as intermediaries to explore possible resolutions for the crisis in Venezuela....
11:24, 05/16/2019

Squeezed by sanctions, Venezuela sells oil to tiny Turkish firm With U.S. sanctions blocking Venezuela from selling oil to the United States, state-owned energy firm PDVSA has turned to several little-known buyers that include a tiny Turkish company with no refine...
21:36, 07/08/2019

Venezuela's Guaido would probably accept U.S. military intervention if proposed: paper Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday he was open to accept a U.S. military intervention to help manage the political emergency in his country....
08:36, 05/10/2019

Venezuela says it is confronting small group of traitors attempting coup Venezuela's government is confronting a small group of "military traitors" that are seeking to promote a coup, Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez said on Tuesday on Twitter....
13:24, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says ex-intelligence chief helped plan 'coup' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday called his former intelligence chief Manuel Cristopher a "traitor" and said he had helped plan a military uprising called for by the opposition on April 3...
08:36, 05/11/2019

Crowds decline at Venezuela protests amid fears of crackdown CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A modest crowd of Venezuelans has taken to the streets to show support for the opposition-led congress which has come under increasing pressure from the government of Preside...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Venezuela officials bury navy captain over family protests A lawyer for relatives of a Venezuelan navy captain who died of suspected torture while in state custody says he was buried by authorities against the family’s wishes...
02:48, 07/11/2019

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Cuba forced into rationing as US sanctions and Venezuela crisis bite Commerce minister announces limits on purchases of staples such as chicken, eggs, rice, beans and soapThe Cuban government has announced that it is launching widespread rationing of chicken, eggs, ric...
04:36, 05/11/2019

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
18:36, 05/22/2019

Venezuela seeks extradition of suspect accused of burning man to death Enzo Franchini Oliveros accused over death of Orlando José Figuera, 21, who was set alight during anti-government protestsVenezuela is seeking the extradition from Spain of a man accused of burning an...
01:12, 07/12/2019

Crude oil prices rise amid renewed Venezuela concerns Oil prices were higher early Tuesday amid renewed concern about Venezuelan supplies but market worries about China-U.S. trade issues prevented higher gains....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Venezuela: loyalists defiant but doubts linger after failed revolt A conclave of the ruling Socialist party invoked the example of the late Hugo Chávez, but a high-profile defection has left questions about the extent of the conspiracyA portrait of the “eternal coman...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Amid Maduro crackdown, Venezuela legislators denounce intimidation Venezuelan opposition legislators on Friday said threatening messages had been spraypainted on their homes or intelligence agents have been following them, amid a broad crackdown by the government of ...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Protesters at Venezuela's U.S. Embassy appear in court to face criminal charges Four protesters arrested on Thursday for occupying the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C. appeared in federal court on Friday where they were charged with trespassing and interfering with the U.S....
00:12, 05/18/2019

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
01:12, 05/23/2019

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of ...
00:48, 05/22/2019

Trump bashes 'disgraceful' Venezuela crisis at Florida rally At a rally in Panama City Beach, Fla., on Wednesday, President Trump addressed the political crisis in Venezuela calling the situation "disgraceful."...
06:00, 05/09/2019

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all necessary measures to guarantee judicial independenc...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Venezuela starting 'final phase' to oust Maduro, rival says Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido says he has started the "final phase" of his plan to oust President Nicolas Maduro, as the government says it is confronting a small group of "military traito...
14:48, 04/30/2019

Crowds at Venezuela protests diminish as fear of crackdown grows A modest crowd of Venezuelans took to the streets Saturday to show support for the opposition-led congress which is coming under increasing pressure from the government of President Nicolas Maduro....
00:00, 05/12/2019

Guaido seeks Pentagon cooperation in attempt to take power in Venezuela Opposition leader asks aide to meet US Southern CommandTrump administration has not counted out military actionVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the U...
23:36, 05/11/2019

Venezuela's Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-run congress Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday proposed early elections for the National Assembly, which is headed by opposition leader Juan Guaido and is the sole body recognized as democratically leg...
06:24, 05/21/2019

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07:36, 05/17/2019

Norway says talks to resolve Venezuela crisis in "exploratory phase" Talks taking place in Oslo with representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition to resolve the country's political crisis are in an "exploratory phase," Norway's foreign ministry said on Frid...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Why Venezuela’s Government and Opposition Are Finally Coming to the Negotiating Table Four months into the chaotic political stand-off between Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s regime and opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s attempted revolution, officials conf...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Venezuela’s war on children at a 'breaking point' over lack of medical care The cries of millions of children still languishing inside Venezuela all too often go unanswered as the deteriorating conditions and the iron-grip of the Maduro regime has set the stage for once eradi...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Venezuela’s failed uprising: How a deal to oust Maduro unravelled According to US officials, members of the Venezuelan president’s inner circle were onboard with talks to see his removal from power. But were they double-crossing Washington? Or was Leopoldo López’s f...
21:12, 05/04/2019

BRICS considers ways to help resolve Venezuela's crisis: Russia The BRICS bloc, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, has discussed how it might help to broker a resolution to the political crisis in Venezuela, Russian Deputy Finance Minister S...
17:48, 06/29/2019

Pompeo urges end to Russian involvement in Venezuela: State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged an end to Russian involvement in Venezuela in a call on Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the State Department said....
21:36, 05/01/2019

Trump, Putin discuss nuclear weapons deal, Venezuela President Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday and discussed a range of issues, from nuclear weapons to a three-party arms control agreement to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ...
21:36, 05/03/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firm as dollar eases with eye on Fed, Venezuela Latin American currencies firmed on Tuesday as the dollar lost ground a day ahead of the outcome of U.S. Federal Reserve's two-day scheduled meeting as well as civil unrest in Venezuela. Analysts ...
01:12, 05/01/2019

Mini-Maduro targeted as US turns screws on Venezuela leader's son The US has imposed sanctions on Nicolasito, 29, who claims to be an economist and a flautist and has faced claims of nepotismThe Trump administration has slapped sanctions on the son of Nicolás Maduro...
01:00, 06/29/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in...
05:12, 06/16/2019

Top Pentagon brass meet to discuss security crisis in Venezuela U.S. national security officials met at the Pentagon Friday morning to discuss the ongoing crisis in Venezuela as the United States prepares for its next move....
17:00, 05/03/2019

FAA bans low flights over Venezuela's airspace, citing political instability The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday evening issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Venezuela's airspace until further notice, citing "inc...
05:48, 05/01/2019

Imprisoned opposition leader reappears amid Venezuela uprising In 2014, Leopoldo López called people to the streets to protest the government and was arrested for inciting violence. In 2015, he was found guilty and sentenced to 13 years in prison....
07:00, 05/01/2019

Russia put nuclear missiles in Venezuela, Rep. Diaz-Balart suggests Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., appeared on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” and made a case for backing opposition to disputed Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and suggested that Russia had installed nucl...
07:12, 05/01/2019

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among ...
17:24, 06/14/2019

U.N. rights boss Bachelet to meet Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela: U.N. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will make a official visit to Venezuela from June 19-21 and hold separate talks with President Nicolas Maduro and his arch-foe National Assembly chief Juan Gu...
17:12, 06/14/2019

Special Report: They fled Venezuela's crisis by boat - then vanished A taxi dropped Maroly Bastardo and her two small children by a cemetery not far from the shore in northeast Venezuela. She still had time to change her mind....
15:12, 06/14/2019

Russian foreign minister to meet Venezuela counterpart on May 5: Ifax Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold talks with his Venezuelan counterpart, Jorge Arreaza, in Moscow on Sunday, Interfax reported on Saturday, citing the Russian foreign ministry....
15:24, 05/04/2019

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer, his wife says he was tortured CARACAS - Venezuela's defense ministry on Sunday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged invol...
21:24, 06/30/2019

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer who opposition says was tortured CARACAS - Venezuelan authorities late on Saturday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged invo...
17:36, 06/30/2019

Shootout rattles nerves near busy Venezuela border bridge A shootout near a busy border bridge between Venezuela and Colombia sent droves of people ducking for cover Friday as they crossed in search of food and other items, authorities said....
04:36, 05/04/2019

Navy captain’s death in custody sparks outrage in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is denouncing what it calls the murder of a navy captain who died in custody after he was arrested on suspicion of plotting to assassinate Presid...
06:12, 06/30/2019

Venezuela's PDVSA to install generators for Chevron oilfields after blackouts Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA said on Friday it would install 20 generators to make a crude project partly owned by Chevron "independent" of the national grid, after a wave of blackouts crip...
03:48, 05/04/2019

Trump talks Venezuela and Mueller probe with Vladimir Putin Both presidents said they were not looking to intervene in Venezuela. Trump did not mention election meddling to Putin and refered to the Mueller report as the "Russian Hoax," angering Democrats....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
01:00, 05/01/2019

Pompeo: Hezbollah using Venezuela drug trafficking to ‘make payroll’ A major Iranian-backed terrorist group is using drug trafficking operations in Venezuela to fund operations in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday....
06:00, 06/12/2019

Trump appears at odds with aides over Russia’s role in Venezuela WASHINGTON – President Trump spoke by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday and said Putin was “not looking” to get involved in Venezuela, days after America’s top diplomat blame...
00:36, 05/04/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military loyal to Maduro for now Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro but there were no concrete signs of defection from the armed f...
08:12, 05/01/2019

Venezuela opposition figure, facing arrest warrant, says he met with generals Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, evading arrest in a Spanish diplomatic residence, on Thursday disclosed he met with senior military officials before a failed uprising against Preside...
03:00, 05/03/2019