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.

11 killed in overnight violence in Venezuela

2017-04-21 22:40

Eleven people were killed in violent incidents in Caracas overnight following two days of massive street protests against President Nicolas Maduro.

GM halts operations in Venezuela

2017-04-20 20:12

General Motors says it has halted operations in Venezuela after authorities seized a factory.

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".

Venezuela braces for 'mother of all protests'

2017-04-19 10:40

Venezuela braces for rival demonstrations for and against President Nicolas Maduro, whose moves to tighten his grip on power have triggered deadly unrest and escalated the country's political and economic crisis.

Venezuela erupts in fifth day of protests against president

2017-04-11 11:29

Venezuela erupted in a fifth day of violent protests against President Nicolas Maduro as the US voiced "grave concern" over moves to stifle one of his main opponents.

Venezuelan protesters rally four times in a week

2017-04-08 20:40

Thousands of Venezuelans have rallied for the fourth time in a week, this time to protest a ruling by the leftist government that bans opposition leader Henrique Capriles from office for 15 years.

Clashes as Venezuelans protest in political crisis

2017-04-04 21:21

Protesters have clashed with police in Venezuela as the opposition mobilised against moves to tighten President Nicolas Maduro's grip on power.

Protests brew as Venezuela leader denies coup

2017-04-01 10:53

Venezuela faces calls for street protests at the tensest moment yet in a political and economic crisis that has brought it close to collapse.

Venezuela rejects coup accusations

2017-03-31 20:01

Venezuela has rejected accusations that a Supreme Court move to seize the powers of the opposition-majority legislature amounted to a coup.


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.

Dozens of children evacuated from Venezuelan hospital amid unrest

2017-04-21 12:52

About 50 children have been evacuated from a Venezuelan maternity hospital following events the government and opposition are trading blows over.

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.

Tens of thousands of Venezuelans march against Maduro

2017-04-19 20:43

Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have flooded the streets of Caracas for what they've dubbed the "mother of all marches" against the embattled socialist leader.

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.

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.

PICS: Clashes as Venezuelans protest in political crisis

2017-04-05 08:38

Protesters clashed with police in Venezuela as the opposition mobilised against moves to tighten President Nicolas Maduro's grip on power and vowed to continue demonstrations.

Venezuela court drops bid to strip congress of power

2017-04-01 18:52

Venezuela's Supreme Court says it has abandoned measures to seize power from the opposition-controlled legislature after the move drew international condemnation.

Maduro attacked from own camp over Venezuela power grab

2017-03-31 22:18

Venezuela's attorney general has surprisingly broken rank with President Nicolas Maduro, condemning recent court rulings consolidating the president's power.

Remains of 14 bodies found at Venezuelan prison

2017-03-13 22:02

Authorities have recovered the remains of 14 bodies at a jail in central Venezuela, reviving questions about human rights violations.

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