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(UPDATED) To applause in the chamber, Venezuela gets the nod in a vote by the UN General Assembly to choose 14 new members for the 47-member body based in Geneva
A resolution tabled by more than a dozen countries from Latin America and elsewhere is adopted by the 47-member council with 19 votes in favor, 7 opposed, and 21 abstaining
Trump tells around two dozen Latin American leaders on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly that socialism had 'destroyed' Venezuela, but that the country's people 'will be free'
Diosdado Cabello, the right-hand man of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, is in North Korea leading a 'high-level delegation'
Putin says, 'We believe that any refusal to have dialogue is irrational, harms the country, and only threatens the population's well-being'
Socialist deputies chant pro-Maduro slogans as they take their seats in the legislature to a barrage of booing from the opposition
Michelle Bachelet details a range of ongoing abuses in Venezuela and once again points a finger at Venezuela's police special forces
In Venezuela, nurses have been forced to reinvent themselves as home entrepreneurs, security guards, or builders just to survive
Washington has been pressuring President Nicolas Maduro through sanctions to step down while publicly prodding members of his inner circle to cut their ties to him before it's too late
Nicolas Maduro attributes the cancellation to 'the grave and brutal aggression' being 'continuously... carried out by the Trump administration against Venezuela'
(UPDATED) 'We are sending a signal to third parties that want to do business with the Maduro regime: Proceed with extreme caution,' says US National Security Advisor John Bolton
Donald Trump's freeze order against Venezuelan government assets in the US also bars transactions with Venezuelan authorities whose assets are blocked
Crisis-wracked Venezuela has been mired in a political impasse since January when opposition leader Juan Guaido proclaimed himself acting president, quickly receiving the support of more than 50 countries
Organizers say they want to fight stereotypes about what an ideal woman looks like and hence will not reveal their measurements
(UPDATED) President Nicolas Maduro denounces what he says is a 'criminal attack against tranquility and peace of the homeland'
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dismisses the report as being 'fraught with false statements.' Will the same happen to the Philippines?
'If you work with goodwill and there is no American interventionism, I am sure that we will reach an agreement,' says Maduro, who blames the United States for fanning the crisis
(UPDATED) Maduro's Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez implicitly corroborates Juan Guaido's announcement by reproducing a Norwegian Foreign Ministry statement
'Access to both refineries has been closed and they have been taken over by the National Guard and officials of the SEBIN intelligence service,' Luis Stefanelli, a National Assembly deputy, says
Malaria is rapidly making its presence felt in Venezuela – a country that could once boast of being the first to have eradicated the disease in 1961
(UPDATED) Venezuela immediately slams the report, saying it 'is dominated by a selective and partial vision'
The US says that Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra and others close to Maduro's regime help him 'maintain a stranglehold on the economy and suppress the people of Venezuela'
The Venezuelan government claims the claiming the United States, Colombia and Chile colluded in a plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro
Figuera tells the Washington Post members of Maduro's family and his government are engaged in money laundering and corruption, and alleges Hezbollah cells are allowed to operate in Venezuela and raise funds
The accident occurs in a rural area of Zulia state which borders Colombia
The Venezuelan foreign ministry says it is in response to Canada's temporary closing of its embassies in Caracas
This comes after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the reopening of the Venezuelan border in the western state of Tachira
Venezuela suffers from shortages of food and medicine amid a power struggle between President Nicolas Maduro and interim president Juan Guaido
The Venezuelan government has replaced the devalued Bolivar Fuerte with Bolivar Soberano, not microchips
Venezuela's oil output drops from 3.2 million barrels per day a decade ago to 1.03 million barrels in April this year. Other estimates put that output as low as 768,000 barrels per day.
Representatives of Guaido and Maduro met face-to-face in Oslo as part of talks mediated by Norway aimed at resolving the country's political deadlock
Millions of people have fled the country as astronomical rises in the cost of consumer goods and broader economic woes have made food and basic supplies unobtainable for average people
'Whatever is discussed in there, whatever is decided, has absolutely no legitimacy because it is an illegitimate regime presiding over that body,' says US ambassador to the conference, Robert Wood
The mediation bid comes after a months-long power struggle between opposition leader Juan Guaido and President Nicolas Maduro, amid sometimes deadly street clashes
It is the second time that such talks have been held in Oslo between Nicolas Maduro's regime and Juan Guaido's representatives, says Norway's NRK radio and television network
Juan Guaido says the security forces used 'brute force,' adding that congress was 'occupied militarily'
Mexico says its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition deputy Franco Manuel Casella to provide him 'protection and safety'
Deputies say members of the National Guard, who provide security for the building, along with police and SEBIN intelligence agents blocked access to the opposition-controlled National Assembly
Amnesty International believes Nicolas Maduro's government responded with "a systematic and widespread policy of repression" in late January during anti-government protests
The activists attempt to prevent the entry of the representative of opposition leader Juan Guaido
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
Nicolas Maduro threatens to go after 'traitors' after crisis-wracked Venezuela's military leadership reaffirms its loyalty to the socialist president
Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro instructs the military 'to be ready to defend the homeland with weapons in your hands if one day the US empire dares to touch' it
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'
'Yes, we are in combat, keep morale high in this fight to disarm any traitor, any coup plotter,' says Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
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'
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido says the opposition rally on May 1 will be 'the biggest in the history of Venezuela' as he presses his attempt to unseat the president
(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'