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Venezuela's government, opposition on deadly collision course

Jul 28, 2017 - 8:58 AM

(UPDATED) Fears of open civil conflict have prompted an exodus of thousands of Venezuelans into neighboring Colombia

Venezuela's government, opposition on deadly collision course

Venezuela arrests opposition-appointed judges

Jul 26, 2017 - 7:29 AM

The arrests highlight a fight between President Nicolas Maduro's government and a nascent 'parallel' state in the making

Venezuela arrests opposition-appointed judges

Venezuela opposition urges boycott of vote to overhaul constitution

Jul 24, 2017 - 8:17 AM

It will be a dramatic week in the opposition's dogged drive to unseat the socialist Maduro, whom it blames for an acute economic crisis

Venezuela opposition urges boycott of vote to overhaul constitution

Venezuelan opposition readies another strike

Jul 23, 2017 - 11:38 AM

Venezuela's opposition calls a fresh 48-hour general strike against embattled President Nicolas Maduro's plans to have the constitution rewritten

Venezuelan opposition readies another strike

Fears mount over Venezuela as death toll passes 100

Jul 22, 2017 - 8:08 AM

So far, however, there is no sign President Nicolas Maduro and his government will change the path they have set themselves

Fears mount over Venezuela as death toll passes 100

Venezuela strike deepens challenge to Maduro's rule

Jul 20, 2017 - 9:32 PM

(UPDATED) Two young men were killed in separate demonstrations, according to prosecutors

Venezuela strike deepens challenge to Maduro's rule

Venezuela military chiefs stand behind controversial election

Jul 20, 2017 - 8:05 AM

The military chiefs say their forces would protect a controversial vote Nicolas Maduro has called for next week to elect a body to rewrite the constitution

Venezuela military chiefs stand behind controversial election

Venezuela opposition calls nationwide strike against Maduro

Jul 18, 2017 - 7:40 AM

The strike call is part of what the opposition calls a 'final offensive' aimed at forcing Nicolas Maduro out through early elections before his term ends in 2019

Venezuela opposition calls nationwide strike against Maduro

Venezuela opposition hails poll as blow to Maduro

Jul 17, 2017 - 9:22 AM

(UPDATED) Meanwhile, a 61-year-old woman is killed and 3 other people wounded when gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on people lined up to vote in Caracas

Venezuela opposition hails poll as blow to Maduro

Venezuela vote puts pressure on Maduro

Jul 16, 2017 - 11:11 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Venezuelans go to the polls in a vote organized by the opposition aimed at gauging public support for Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution

Venezuela vote puts pressure on Maduro

The week in photos: July 8-14, 2017

Jul 15, 2017 - 9:30 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

The week in photos: July 8-14, 2017

Venezuela enters crucial week in battle over constitution rewrite

Jul 11, 2017 - 7:20 AM

(UPDATED) The opposition, energized by the release from jail of one of their emblematic leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, is leading the charge against the new assembly to be chosen in a July 30 election

Venezuela enters crucial week in battle over constitution rewrite

Venezuela opposition leader Lopez released to house arrest

Jul 08, 2017 - 9:30 PM

(UPDATED) His release from prison has been a key demand of Venezuela's opposition and the international community, amid an intensifying political confrontation in the country

Venezuela opposition leader Lopez released to house arrest

Venezuela Catholic Church calls government 'dictatorship'

Jul 08, 2017 - 9:27 AM

An influential voice in Venezuela, the church has long had strained relations with President Nicolas Maduro, who is under mounting opposition and international pressure to hold early elections

Venezuela Catholic Church calls government 'dictatorship'

Venezuela gov't supporters beat opposition lawmakers in congress

Jul 06, 2017 - 7:39 AM

The armed group broke through the gates of the only state institution still nominally controlled by the opposition, in another episode of political violence

Venezuela gov't supporters beat opposition lawmakers in congress

Venezuela prosecutor snubs court, defying government in crisis

Jul 04, 2017 - 10:07 AM

(UPDATED) Attorney General Luisa Ortega is the most senior figure to defy President Nicolas Maduro as he fends off opposition efforts to remove him from power in the volatile oil-exporting nation

Venezuela prosecutor snubs court, defying government in crisis

Venezuela vows to fend off 'coup' after grenade attack

Jun 29, 2017 - 8:14 AM

The opposition and analysts however say the alleged attack could be a hoax

Venezuela vows to fend off 'coup' after grenade attack

Helicopter hurled grenades at Venezuela Supreme Court – Maduro

Jun 28, 2017 - 10:14 AM

(UPDATED) He did not say when the alleged attack is supposed to have occurred, and said no one was injured and that the grenades failed to detonate

Helicopter hurled grenades at Venezuela Supreme Court – Maduro

Deaths from Venezuelan anti-government protests up to 75

Jun 23, 2017 - 9:01 AM

A 22-year-old man was killed during a demonstration in the capital's Altamira area

Deaths from Venezuelan anti-government protests up to 75

Divided region fails to adopt resolution on Venezuela

Jun 22, 2017 - 10:04 AM

The Organization of American States fails to advance a plan to deal with Venezuela as it wraps up a meeting where the country's raging crisis took center stage

Divided region fails to adopt resolution on Venezuela

As Venezuela burns, a divided region proves short on solutions

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:42 AM

Ministers from the Organization of American States meet to seek elusive solutions to the crisis in Venezuela, as the death toll from weeks of clashes at anti-government protests rises

As Venezuela burns, a divided region proves short on solutions

Venezuela protest deaths rise to 72 after two killed

Jun 16, 2017 - 5:39 PM

Demonstrations often turn violent with more than 1,000 people injured so far, prosecutors say, and more than 3,000 arrested, according to the NGO Forum Penal

Venezuela protest deaths rise to 72 after two killed

Venezuela opposition rallies behind attorney against gov't

Jun 10, 2017 - 1:06 PM

The opposition files a case with prosecutors alleging that the government, judges and electoral officials were conspiring 'to violently change the constitution'

Venezuela opposition rallies behind attorney against gov't

Teen killed in Venezuela as general urges troops not to hurt protesters

Jun 08, 2017 - 9:57 AM

The warning by General Vladimir Padrino Lopez, who is also Maduro's defense minister, comes after more than two months of violent clashes between protesters and security forces

Teen killed in Venezuela as general urges troops not to hurt protesters

Venezuela leader promises constitution referendum to calm crisis

Jun 03, 2017 - 2:10 PM

The opposition says Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro's constitutional reform plan is a bid to cling to power

Venezuela leader promises constitution referendum to calm crisis

The week in photos: May 27-June 2, 2017

Jun 03, 2017 - 12:43 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

The week in photos: May 27-June 2, 2017

Move to re-write Venezuelan constitution amid planned protests

Jun 01, 2017 - 7:41 AM

(UPDATED) Sixty people have died and around 1,000 people have been wounded since April 1, when opponents of President Nicolas Maduro intensified attempts to remove him from power, according to government figures

Move to re-write Venezuelan constitution amid planned protests

Clashes as Venezuela opposition turns up heat on government

May 30, 2017 - 8:47 AM

Monday's (May 29) rally is the first since the weekend announcement of the stepping up of pressure on Nicolas Maduro

Clashes as Venezuela opposition turns up heat on government

Clashes break out again in Venezuela as protesters seek press freedom

May 28, 2017 - 8:25 AM

Saturday's protest in Caracas was held to mark 10 years since the government shuttered a popular television station

Clashes break out again in Venezuela as protesters seek press freedom

Clashes as Venezuela protesters target military base

May 27, 2017 - 10:05 AM

The opposition is trying to sway the support of the armed forces, a key pillar of the government of socialist President Nicolas Maduro, who is resisting opposition calls for early elections

Clashes as Venezuela protesters target military base

The week in photos: May 20-26, 2017

May 27, 2017 - 8:57 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

The week in photos: May 20-26, 2017

Venezuela toll rises to 48 dead after protester killed

May 21, 2017 - 11:40 PM

A 23-year-old protester shot in the chest dies – the latest fatality in 7 weeks of anti-government protests

Venezuela toll rises to 48 dead after protester killed

Up to 200,000 protesters march against Venezuela's Maduro

May 21, 2017 - 9:27 AM

Increasing number of gunshot wounds are reported as protests turn violent. Federal prosecutors say they are investigating the role of police and military personnel in the incidents.

Up to 200,000 protesters march against Venezuela's Maduro

The week in photos: May 13-19, 2017

May 20, 2017 - 7:42 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

The week in photos: May 13-19, 2017

U.S. pushes United Nations to address Venezuela crisis

May 17, 2017 - 11:10 PM

The UN Security Council will discuss the unrest in Venezuela that has left at least 42 dead, at the request of the United States

U.S. pushes United Nations to address Venezuela crisis

Venezuelans clog roads – even on horseback – in new anti-gov't protest

May 14, 2017 - 10:35 AM

'We are going to stay in the street, building a way out of the crisis,' vows Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Freddy Guevara

Venezuelans clog roads – even on horseback – in new anti-gov't protest

The week in photos: May 5-12, 2017

May 13, 2017 - 8:00 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

The week in photos: May 5-12, 2017

WATCH: Violinist keeps playing through clashes in Venezuela

May 10, 2017 - 3:20 PM

A protester plays Venezuela's national anthem on the violin in the streets of Caracas while riot cops fire tear gas to break up a protest in Venezuela

WATCH: Violinist keeps playing through clashes in Venezuela

Clashes at fresh Venezuela anti-government demos

May 09, 2017 - 8:09 AM

Riot cops fire tear gas at protesters in Venezuela as thousands demonstrated against President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to reform the constitution in a deadly political crisis

Clashes at fresh Venezuela anti-government demos

Venezuela opposition rejects Maduro plan to rework constitution

May 08, 2017 - 8:13 AM

Some analysts said they fear the opposition is leaving the way open for Nicolas Maduro to change the constitution at will, possibly cementing his grip on power

Venezuela opposition rejects Maduro plan to rework constitution

Women march to keep pressure on Venezuela's Maduro

May 06, 2017 - 11:53 PM

The protest is being led by Lilian Tintori, wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez

Women march to keep pressure on Venezuela's Maduro

Looting ravages Venezuela, unrest death toll hits 36

May 06, 2017 - 9:07 AM

(UPDATED) Anger boils over in the western municipality of Rosario de Perija, where young protesters burned, pulled down and then smashed a statue of former president Hugo Chavez, Maduro's late predecessor and mentor

Looting ravages Venezuela, unrest death toll hits 36

Young man dies in Venezuela unrest, toll hits 36

May 05, 2017 - 11:53 PM

Hecder Lugo Perez dies after being hit in the head by a projectile in the northwestern city of Valencia, sources at the Valles de San Diego medical clinic say

Young man dies in Venezuela unrest, toll hits 36

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 5, 2017

May 05, 2017 - 11:48 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Friday.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 5, 2017

Deadly unrest grips Venezuela as students rally

May 05, 2017 - 9:25 AM

(UPDATED) According to the latest toll provided by prosecutors, 35 people have been killed in just over a month of protests against President Nicolas Maduro

Deadly unrest grips Venezuela as students rally

Venezuela protests rage, death toll hits 33

May 05, 2017 - 12:13 AM

Scores of students begin marching in the sunshine in Caracas in the latest rallies against President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution

Venezuela protests rage, death toll hits 33

Flames, fatality at Venezuela demo over leader's crisis maneuver

May 04, 2017 - 8:16 AM

Protesters were enraged by the socialist president's launching of procedures by the electoral council to draw up a new constitution

Flames, fatality at Venezuela demo over leader's crisis maneuver

Constitution bid inflames deadly Venezuela crisis

May 03, 2017 - 7:08 AM

Nicolas Maduro's plan, announced May 1, inflames the opposition, which is calling for even bigger demonstrations to demand elections

Constitution bid inflames deadly Venezuela crisis

Venezuela's Maduro calls for new constitution as protests rage

May 02, 2017 - 2:43 PM

Maduro's announcement comes as security forces spray tear gas and water cannon at anti-government demonstrators elsewhere in the capital

Venezuela's Maduro calls for new constitution as protests rage

Venezuela marks one month of deadly violence

May 01, 2017 - 1:41 PM

Protesters took to the streets from April 1 to demand elections after the courts tried to strengthen President Nicolas Maduro's grip on power

Venezuela marks one month of deadly violence