The blaze at the detention facility in Carabobo state is the latest in a series of deadly incidents in Venezuela’s overcrowded jails.
29 Mar 2018 10:56 AM
Maduro's socialist party won governorships of 17 of the 23 states.
16 Oct 2017 1:43 PM
Maduro says the new assembly is Venezuela’s only hope of restoring peace after months of deadly anti-government protests.
27 Aug 2017 10:36 AM
Prosecutors said 14 officials were wounded in the violence which ran from Tuesday into early Wednesday.
17 Aug 2017 9:27 AM
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
The judges convicted another mayor Tuesday for failing to move against protesters during four months of political unrest.
09 Aug 2017 4:14 PM
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
The opposition called on the government to take urgent action with the dam to prevent the flooding from worsening.
08 Aug 2017 9:29 AM
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
The opposition says turnout was closer to 3.5 million, mostly state employees fearful for their jobs.
04 Aug 2017 2:07 PM
Maduro faces mounting accusations of trampling on democracy in Venezuela with Sunday's controversial election.
03 Aug 2017 10:07 AM
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
The State Department condemned violence by Venezuelan authorities against protesters and urged governments in the region.
31 Jul 2017 1:47 PM
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
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
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 has remained determined to see through his plan, however, with backing from a loyal military.
29 Jul 2017 12:53 PM
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
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
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