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Brazil's foreign ministry says the meetings are to 'analyze the situation in Venezuela stemming from the illegitimacy of President Nicolas Maduro's rule'
'We're talking to middle and low-ranking military: break away from the fear,' says parliamentary president Juan Guaido, who last week branded President Nicolas Maduro a 'usurper'
The National Assembly has dismissed Nicolas Maduro's election as illegitimate, but the body has been sidelined by the president's power grab
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is re-elected in voting boycotted by the majority of the opposition and dismissed as fraudulent by the United States, European Union, and Organization of American States
Nicolas Maduro is set to be sworn in on Thursday for a second 6-year term after elections widely condemned by the international community
Thirteen countries said it would not grant recognition to Maduro's hardline socialist government, which has presided over the oil-rich country's economic collapse.
Nicolas Maduro, the socialist president of Venezuela, says 'imperialist paranoia' leads the US 'to accuse Maduro and Venezuela of everything that happens to them'
Venezuela says Colombian President Ivan Duque 'has placed Colombian institutions at the service of obscure and unspeakable interests against the government of Venezuela, endorsing and supporting all sorts of actions and conspiracies'
The New York Times says that the coup plans to oust President Nicolas Maduro eventually stalled
Venezuela denies it has a migration problem and has accused the United Nations and 'enemy countries' of exaggerating the issue
The arrests include 'several managers of large chains' accused of 'speculating and hoarding basic products' that are subject to prices fixed by the government
The move is part of the socialist government's 'Return to the Homeland' scheme to counter a mass exodus and woo back young Venezuelans to work in the crisis-torn country
Ahead of the relaunched currency, President Nicolas Maduro announces a minimum wage hike, the fifth so far this year
Exiled critic Luisa Ortega and opposition leader Julio Borges are accused of being involved in an alleged 'drone' assassination attempt, while former oil chief Rafael Ramirez is accused of fraudulent embezzlement
President Nicolas Maduro says threats against his life come from 'terrorist cells' in Florida
Venezuela's Supreme Court orders the arrest of Julio Borges for 'attempted murder,' suspecting his involvement in what officials say is a drone 'assassination' attempt on President Nicolas Maduro.
(UPDATED) In a video posted on Twitter shortly before midnight, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says police and the military have captured some of the conspirators and are now hunting the masterminds
You can buy 3.5 million liters of gasoline for $1 in crisis-hit Venezuela
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accuses Colombia of plotting this attempt to 'assassinate' him
The Constituent Assembly, dominated by President Nicolas Maduro's loyalists, announces the passage of a decree authorizing money exchange operations
The measure, according to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, seeks to 'protect' local currency
Some 200 seniors block traffic near the presidential palace demanding payment in full of their monthly retirement pension
Sitting atop the world's largest reserves of crude, Venezuela – once Latin America's richest country – is now a state of millionaires, but the millions are in bolivars and practically worthless
'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 group Foro Penal announces that a military court has handed down sentences of between 3 and 6 years
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel says the main reason for his visit to Venezuela is to show solidarity with Nicolas Maduro after his May 20 reelection was widely dismissed as a sham by the US, EU, and 13 other Latin American states
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Striking a rare conciliatory note, Nicolas Maduro admits a fresh take on Venezuela's problems is needed, in a lengthy speech before the military and government hierarchy
Venezuela's move to expel US diplomats earlier this week follows a US tightening of sanctions over President Nicolas Maduro's controversial re-election as president over the weekend
The Venezuelan president declares US charge d'affaires Todd Robinson and deputy head of mission Brian Naranjo 'persona non grata'
(3rd UPDATE) The official result gives Maduro 67.7% of the vote, with Falcon a distant second with 21.2%. In the last opinion polls before the vote, the pair are seen as running neck-and-neck.
Opposition lawmaker Juan Andres Mejia calls on Henri Falcon and Javier Bertucci, who ran against Maduro in the controversial poll, to join opposition calls 'to demand free and democratic elections together'
The latest polls place Maduro neck-and-neck with his main rival Henri Falcon, a former army officer who failed to gain the endorsement of the main opposition
President Nicolas Maduro's ebullient campaign meetings have done little to disguise a lack of enthusiasm in the oil-rich but cash-poor South American country, where the result is widely seen as a foregone conclusion
'We hope that some countries across Latin America won't go moving their embassies to Jerusalem, because that is against international law,' Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas says
Opposition leader: 'Do not count on the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD), or the people, to endorse what until now is only a fraudulent and illegitimate simulation of the presidential election'
The Supreme Court, in a shock ruling Thursday, January 25, effectively ordered the national election council to exclude the Democratic Union Roundtable
The 55-year-old Maduro, a towering mustachioed former bus driver who was Hugo Chavez's handpicked successor, says he is ready to run if he receives the party's nomination
The two-day meeting, on the neutral ground of the Dominican Republic, comes after the government of President Nicolas Maduro threatened to ban key opposition parties from the election
(UPDATED) Delcy Rodriguez, the president of the assembly and head of its Truth Commission investigating the protests, says that Christmas is 'a moment of reconciliation'
While municipal elections were under way across the country, the Maduro clearly has his mind on the 2018 presidential race in which he plans to seek reelection – despite an approval rating of around 30%
The Petro will be backed by Venezuela's oil and gas reserves and its gold and diamond holdings
Next year's presidential election in the South American country is scheduled for December, but some experts believe it could be brought forward to March
Fugitive Caracas mayor Antonio Ledezma has crossed the border into neighboring Colombia, saying he intends to fly to Europe to organize resistance against President Nicolas Maduro's rule
The EU says 'constructive dialogue and negotiation' were the only way to solve the crisis in Venezuela, where protests against Maduro have turned violent and economic collapse has led to dire shortages of food and medicine
November 13 looks to be a day of reckoning for the OPEC-member nation, bringing with it a tighter squeeze on its beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro and his socialist government
Experts say Venezuela's punishing political and economic crisis will only deepen
Jorge Rodriguez a close ally of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says some progress have been made towards face to face negotiations
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he is prepared to meet the opposition for talks brokered by the Dominican Republic and former Spanish prime minister Jose Luis Rodriquez Zapatero
All of the governors who will be elected must submit to the Constituent Assembly or else they will be immediately dismissed Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says in a speech