Rappler's latest stories on Caracas Venezuela
Socialist deputies chant pro-Maduro slogans as they take their seats in the legislature to a barrage of booing from the opposition
Vice President Delcy Rodriguez lambast the move by opposition leader Juan Guaido's representative in Washington, accusing him of paving the way for a US 'military intervention'
Edgar Zambrano, Guaido's deputy as National Assembly speaker, is arrested by intelligence agents in Caracas for backing the failed April 30 uprising orchestrated by Juan Guaido
Venezuela's Supreme Court allows the stripping of parliamentary immunity of 7 members of the opposition-controlled National Assembly
A statement from the Spanish foreign ministry says: the government 'does not envisage in any circumstances handing over Leopoldo Lopez to the Venezuelan authorities nor asking him to leave the ambassador's residence'
Jurubith Rausseo, 27, died at a clinic after being hit by a 'bullet in the head during (a) demonstration,' the non-governmental Venezuelan Observatory of Social Conflict says on Twitter, condemning her 'murder'
(UPDATED) Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro says he has defeated an attempted coup – congratulating the armed forces for having 'defeated this small group that intended to spread violence through putschist skirmishes'
Chile's foreign minister tweets: 'Lilian Tintori and Leopold Lopez – who are of Spanish descent – moved to the Spanish embassy. They made a personal decision.'
'We're also people and we're fed up with this dictatorship,' said one of the soldiers backing 35-year-old Venezuela's National Assembly leader Juan Guaido
(UPDATED) The electricity shortage hits a large section of the capital as well as significant areas in at least 20 of the 23 states of Venezuela
(UPDATED) The government declares Tuesday, March 26, a work-free and school-free day to take a load off the grid
Venezuela's infrastructure has degraded over years because of lack of investment, a significant brain drain, and the government's practice of putting the military in charge of key civilian facilities and companies
(UPDATED) The government says the blackout is affecting 23 of the crisis-wracked country's 24 states
(UPDATED) The foreign ministry gives German envoy Daniel Kriener 48 hours to leave for 'interference' in Venezuela's internal affairs
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro tells a Spanish television station in an interview that he will not 'cave in to pressure' from those calling for his departure
A top US administration official says, if 'Maduro and his cronies choose to respond with violence, if they choose to harm any of the National Assembly members... all options are on the table for the United States in regards to action to be taken'
Some 200 seniors block traffic near the presidential palace demanding payment in full of their monthly retirement pension
'The failure to hold security forces accountable for such serious human rights violations suggests that the rule of law is virtually absent in Venezuela,' says Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein
The opposition calls for protesters to march in silence to the Catholic Church s episcopal seats nationwide in a show of condemnation of Maduro s government
Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez denounces the armed gangs hired by the opposition who attacked a maternity hospital with 54 children
If the opposition meets all requirements with their bid to oust Maduro the recall referendum will be held next year Period the embattled Venezuelan president said
Mayor Antonio Ledezma s wife Mitzy Capriles takes to Ledezma s Twitter account to report his detention shortly after blaming Maduro
Venezuela ranked third among the countries with the largest dollar amounts in the leaked Swiss files