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Trump says he won't rule out military response to Venezuela

The Trump administration has slapped a series of sanctions against Maduro and more than two dozen current and former Venezuelan officials.

12 Aug 2017 8:07 AM

Here is my hand: Venezuelan leader expresses wish to meet US Prez Trump

The Trump administration has called Maduro a 'dictator' and issued sanctions against him and other former and current officials.

11 Aug 2017 5:00 PM

Venezuela launches manhunt for leaders of attack on army base

Defense Min Vladimir Padrino said in a televised address that 2 of the men who attacked the base had been shot dead and eight captured.

08 Aug 2017 3:55 PM

New Venezuela assembly fires dissenting attorney general

Luisa Ortega refused to recognize her sacking, or the assembly's swearing in of Tarek William Saab, the national ombudsman, in her place.

06 Aug 2017 11:38 AM

Amid violence Emmanuel Macron pushes for mediation efforts in Venezuela

Macron arranged peace talks between Libya's rival leaders and has sought to raise France's diplomatic profile since his election in May.

04 Aug 2017 5:39 PM


Venezuela heads for showdown to inaugurate new constituent assembly

The opposition says turnout was closer to 3.5 million, mostly state employees fearful for their jobs.

04 Aug 2017 2:07 PM

Nicolas Maduro denies 'int'l enemy' charge of rigging Venezuela vote

Maduro faces mounting accusations of trampling on democracy in Venezuela with Sunday's controversial election.

03 Aug 2017 10:07 AM

What's next? New Venezuela assembly has vast powers

Many speculate they will choose Diosdado Cabello, the hard-line leader of the ruling socialist party, as their chairman.

01 Aug 2017 10:17 AM

Day after voting for assembly, UK says Venezuela 'stands on brink of disaster'

The move hands almost total power to Maduro's Socialist party and was described as

01 Aug 2017 8:24 AM

US hits Nicolás Maduro with sanctions after Venezuela's election

The National Electoral Council claimed more than 40 percent of Venezuela's 20 million voters had cast ballots Sunday.

01 Aug 2017 8:02 AM


US vows “strong and swift" actions against response to flawed election in Venezuela

The State Department condemned violence by Venezuelan authorities against protesters and urged governments in the region.

31 Jul 2017 1:47 PM

10 killed as protest against elections turned violent in Venezuela

Prosecutors said 10 people were killed in violence around the vote, bringing the death toll in four months of protests to some 120 people.

31 Jul 2017 12:33 PM

Whats we know: Venezuela votes for Constituent Assembly

The Constituent Assembly will be a 'superagency' with authority above all government branches, including the one-chamber National Assembly.

31 Jul 2017 10:48 AM

Nicolas Maduro snubbed at Venezuela vote: 'person does not exist'

Opposition lawmaker Freddy Guevara joked on Twitter that maybe his side had overestimated the government's capacity for Orwellian control.

31 Jul 2017 9:52 AM

Maduro presses on with Venezuela vote despite protests, condemnation

Maduro has remained determined to see through his plan, however, with backing from a loyal military.

29 Jul 2017 12:53 PM


Over 100 dead in Venezuela political crisis as polarizing vote nears

Most of the dead in anti-government protests that began in early April have been young men killed by gunfire.

28 Jul 2017 9:28 AM

Venezuelan President Maduro lashes out at insolent US sanctions

The US measures came as Venezuela's opposition began a two-day nationwide strike aimed at ousting the president through early elections.

27 Jul 2017 12:34 PM

Angry oppn in Venezuela urges boycott of vote to overhaul constitution

Maduro on Sunday urged the opposition to refrain from violence, respect the voting and let those who wish to cast ballots do so.

24 Jul 2017 2:14 PM

Struggle for power intensifies in Venezuela Supreme Court battle

The Supreme Court promptly moved to block the newcomers, declaring the appointments to be in violation of the constitution.

22 Jul 2017 12:24 PM

Venezuela rejects Trump sanctions threat

Trump administration officials said that they were considering a wide range of sanctions on Venezuela, including cuts in oil imports.

19 Jul 2017 6:01 PM