Venezuela’s capital Caracas was once one of the world’s wealthiest cities.
Venezuela’s Supreme Court has upheld the 14-year sentence given to the country’s best-known jailed opposition leader, Leopoldo Lopez.
Venezuela’s Vice President Tereck El Aissami has reacted angrily to being blacklisted by the US and the imposition of financial sanctions against him after Washington accused him of being a drug…
Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami has been blacklisted by the United States as a drug trafficker.
An estimated two thousand opponents of President Nicolas Maduro have marched in the Venezuela capital to demand authorities to set a date for overdue regional…
Weeks behind schedule and amid fears it will do little to resolve Venezuela's soaring inflation, the country's government has released new banknotes.
Venezuela’s Congress has backed a resolution declaring President Nicolas Maduro has “abandoned his post”.
Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro has announced a 50 percent increase in the minimum wage in a bid to combat runaway inflation.
After being held for more than a year on corruption charges, Venezuelan former presidential candidate Manuel Rosales has been released from house arrest.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced that 300 people have been arrested during protests and looting over the elimination of the country’s largest currency…
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has suspended the withdrawal of the country's most widely-used banknote after higher-denomination notes failed to arrive in time.
Police have opened fire on protesters in parts of Venezuela after looting broke out due to a severe cash crisis.
Venezuela’s National Assembly has taken a symbolic step by backing a motion blaming the country’s leftist president for the country’s political and economic…
A day after banning the 100-bolivar banknote from circulation, President Maduro has ordered the 72-hour closure of the Colombian border.
The president says the move to take the 100-Bolivar note out of circulation is to combat smuggling, but it has been strongly criticised.
Talks between the Venezuelan government and a coalition of opposition parties have reached a stalemate which facilitators from the Vatican are hoping to break.
Venezuela’a opposition-dominated parliament has delayed a symbolic trial of President Nicolas Maduro.
It is the first time this year that the two opposing sides have sat down together to find a solution to the political crisis.
A 12-hour general strike in Venezuela appears to have had little effect, despite support for the opposition party which called for a shutdown.
Anti-government protesters across Venezuela have clashed with security forces as unrest spreads. A policeman was shot dead on Wednesday night in
Scores are injured and detained during anti-Maduro protests Opposition calls for national strike on Friday President Maduro blames Henrique Capriles for unrest Venezuela’s opposition is increasi
Masked youths burned rubbish and set up roadblocks in a volatile Venezuelan border city, witnesses said, in the latest protest over the suspension of a referendum drive to remove socialist President N
Angry scenes within Venezuela’s National Assembly were on view on Tuesday (Oct 25) as lawmakers jostled each other during a heated debate.
Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro stormed Sunday’s opposition-led National Assembly session in which lawmakers vowed to put Maduro on trial for violating democracy, days after authorit
The news comes as protests dubbed "The takeover of Venezuela" are planned for Wednesday
Venezuela’s state governorship elections are being carried over to next year instead of being held in December.