Venezuela


Angry Venezuela protesters take aim at Chavez statues

2017-05-24 06:08

Anti-government protesters in Venezuela have settled on a new target to vent their frustration: Hugo Chavez, a man once revered by millions.

Russia's Putin pledges to send food to Venezuela

2017-05-19 22:56

Russia is pledging to send several thousand tons of wheat to Venezuela on a monthly basis.

Trump says Venezuela crisis a 'disgrace to humanity'

2017-05-19 13:11

US President Donald Trump has called the situation in Venezuela a "disgrace to humanity" and says the deadly political crisis was possibly the worst of its kind in decades.

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.

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.

UN Security Council to discuss Venezuela crisis

2017-05-17 12:42

The UN Security Council will discuss the crisis in Venezuela, where at least 42 people have died in weeks of unrest, diplomats say.

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.

Venezuela protesters bring 'poo bombs' to hurl at cops

2017-05-10 22:55

Venezuelan protesters, armed with "poopootov cocktails," have vowed to throw them at police as a wave of anti-government demonstrations turned dirty.

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.

 

Fresh Venezuela clashes after man burned alive

2017-05-22 20:05

Doctors rally in Venezuela in the latest street protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro.

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.

Venezuela opposition leader says blocked from US trip

2017-05-18 22:44

Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles said Thursday authorities confiscated his passport and prevented him from traveling to New York to meet with United Nations officials about his country's deadly political crisis.

New death in Venezuela puts toll at level of 2014 unrest

2017-05-18 12:25

National guardsmen and military helicopters are descending on a western Venezuela state where an outbreak of looting and political violence have killed at least three people this week, raising the nationwide death toll in a wave of unrest to at least 43.

Venezuela sends troops to unrest-hit west - minister

2017-05-17 19:58

Venezuela's government says it's sending troops to a western region rocked by looting and attacks against security installations during a wave of anti-government protests.

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

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.

Constitution bid inflames deadly Venezuela crisis

2017-05-03 20:06

Barricades of rubbish and bins are blocking streets in Venezuela in protests against President Nicolas Maduro after he has called for the Constitution to be rewritten.

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