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.

Venezuela's army must choose constitution or Maduro: opposition leader

2016-05-17 23:10

The army in crisis-hit Venezuela has to choose whether it is 'with the constitution or with Maduro,' opposition leader Henrique Capriles says.

Venezuela protest death toll rises

2014-02-25 08:01

Venezuelans have erected barricades in major cities in some of the worst demonstrations against the government since the protests began, with the death toll now 14.

Venezuelans clash as opposition sits in jail

2014-02-20 16:30

Violent clashes have flared up across Venezuela as the nation waited to learn what charges jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez will face for organising mass protests.

Venezuela socialists, opposition see victory

2013-12-09 18:40

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has declared victory in local elections as his ruling Socialists won a majority of votes nationwide, even though they lost to the opposition in five key cities.

Venezuela president scraps UN trip over 'threats'

2013-09-26 08:50

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he had scrapped his plan to take part in the UN General Assembly in New York to "protect my life" after purported threats on it.

Capriles aid arrested in Venezuela

2013-08-08 09:01

Venezuelan authorities have ordered the arrest of a close aide to opposition leader Henrique Capriles, says the opposition.

Troops deployed to subdue Venezuela crime

2013-05-14 11:01

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says his government will dispatch about 3 000 police and army troops throughout the country in a bid to stem spiralling violent crime.

Maduro warns of 'political explosion'

2013-05-02 20:39

Venezuela's newly elected President Nicolas Maduro has warned Europe of the risks of "political explosions", as a result of growing economic tensions.

Venezuela MPs come to blows

2013-05-01 17:09

Political tensions over Venezuela's disputed presidential election have boiled over in the National Assembly as government and opposition lawmakers physically clashed.


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.

Venezuelans have erected barricades in major cities in some of the worst demonstrations against the government since the protests began.

Venezuelans have erected barricades in major cities in some of the worst demonstrations against the government since the protests began.

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Venezuela opposition denounces 'repression'

2014-02-21 09:06

The Venezuelan military plans to send additional troops to a border region where unrest has been particularly fierce, officials say, while the opposition denounces 'brutal repression'.

Venezuela arrests 7 over beauty queen's murder

2014-01-09 09:15

Venezuelan police have arrested seven people, including a woman and two teenagers, over the brutal double murder of a beauty queen turned soap star and her British-born partner.

Venezuela debates special powers for Maduro

2013-10-09 11:44

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has pressed lawmakers for special powers to fight corruption, in a move his rivals fear will lead to them being persecuted for political purposes.

Venezuela lawmaker in homophobic attack

2013-08-15 11:05

A governing party legislator in Venezuela has unleashed a homophobic-laced tirade in the country's legislature aimed at discrediting the opposition.

Venezuela in psychological war: Maduro

2013-05-22 13:07

President Nicolas Maduro has denounced a leaked audio recording that purports to show a power struggle among key followers of the late Hugo Chavez as "psychological war".

Venezuela opposition seeks brawl probe

2013-05-03 10:17

Venezuela's opposition have asked prosecutors to investigate a brawl on the floor of congress that injured several of its lawmakers and forced at least one of them to undergo surgery.

Venezuela poll to be formally contested

2013-05-02 09:05

Venezuela opposition leader Henrique Capriles has announced that he would formally contest results from last month's presidential poll, as both sides held rival May Day rallies in Caracas.

Venezuela signs $1bn agreement with Cuba

2013-04-29 14:10

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has wrapped up a two-day visit to Cuba in which the two allies reaffirmed their strategic alliance, signing $1bn in co-operation agreements.

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