US imposes sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court

2017-05-19 16:18

The US has slapped new sanctions on eight members of Venezuela's Supreme Court, accusing them of abusing power and damaging their nation's democratic fabric.

US seeks joint effort to ensure Venezuela head ends violence

2017-05-18 08:42

US Ambassador Nikki Haley says the US has called for the first-ever Security Council consultations on Venezuela to seek joint efforts to ensure that Maduro ends the violence.

Venezuela death toll hits 40 as teen dies

2017-05-16 19:04

A 17-year-old boy dies in Venezuela after being shot during anti-government protests, bringing to 40 the number of people killed in six weeks of unrest.

Opposition in Venezuela in desperate plea to military

2017-05-15 10:34

Venezuela's opposition urged the armed forces to consider dialogue, despite its loyalty to embattled President Nicolas Maduro in the country's deadly political crisis.

Hundreds evacuated in Venezuela as tear gas seeps into homes

2017-05-09 19:55

Venezuela protest turns violent as demonstrators try to deliver a letter expressing their disdain for socialist President Nicolas Maduro's push to rewrite the nation's constitution.

More unrest in Venezuela as president seeks new constitution

2017-05-03 16:10

Venezuelans angry over the socialist president's call to rewrite the constitution have disrupted traffic in the capital by blocking streets with broken concrete, twisted metal and flaming piles of trash as the country's political crisis deepens.

Venezuela's Maduro calls for new constitution as protests rage

2017-05-02 13:18

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has called for a new constitution in a bid to quell a crisis that has led to more than a month of protests.

Three more deaths in Venezuela protests

2017-04-25 06:27

Three people were killed in Venezuela in renewed violence, raising the death toll in three weeks of massive demonstrations against leftwing President Nicolas Maduro to 24, officials said.

Venezuela opposition vows fresh protests

2017-04-20 08:43

Opponents of the Venezuelan government have vowed fresh mass protests upping the ante in their bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

Fifth Venezuela protester killed

2017-04-13 21:18

A fifth person has died after being shot during protests against the Venezuelan government as tension mounted in a political crisis driven by food shortages.


Venezuela leader: Officials treated like Jews under Nazis

2017-05-18 16:04

Venezuela's embattled socialist president likened the sour reception many of his government's officials are receiving abroad to the harassment of Jews in Nazi Germany, provoking outrage from the nations' small Jewish community.

Grisly 24-hour period leaves 4 dead in Venezuela unrest

2017-05-17 07:21

Business owners have shuttered shops, a burned police station is charred black and a state officer in western Venezuela is under arrest following a spasm of violence that has left at least four people dead in anti-government protests.

2 dead as Venezuela protests turn violent outside capital

2017-05-16 13:18

A day that began with largely peaceful protests against Venezuela's socialist government has taken a violent turn as fierce clashes between state security and demonstrators killed at least two people.

Dozens hurt, 1 dead in violent day of protests in Venezuela

2017-05-11 06:56

Dozens have been injured in Venezuela's capital and a 27-year-old man died in another day of violent clashes during demonstrations demanding elections

Deadly unrest grips Venezuela as students rally

2017-05-05 06:16

A student was shot dead at a meeting in Venezuela, prosecutors said, as anti-government protests raged in the streets.

Venezuelans block roads to protest Maduro's plans

2017-05-02 22:29

Caracas residents have blocked streets to protest President Nicolas Maduro's bid to rewrite the constitution amid deepening political woes.

Venezuela defies international powers, Trump weighs in

2017-04-28 10:37

Venezuela has defied international pressure over its deadly political crisis as European lawmakers accused its government of "brutal repression" and US President Donald Trump called the country "a mess".

Venezuela's unrest claims 21st victim

2017-04-24 19:41

Weeks of political unrest have claimed another victim as Venezuela's opposition prepares for another mass protest.

2 killed amid massive anti-government marches in Venezuela

2017-04-20 06:29

Two people were shot dead as opponents of President Nicolas Maduro flooded the streets of Caracas and other Venezuelan cities, battling security forces in what's been dubbed the "mother of all marches".

EU urges calm in Venezuela amid opposition crackdown

2017-04-10 20:37

The EU is calling for calm in Venezuela and urging the authorities to stop using violence against opponents of President Nicolas Maduro.

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