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Angry workers of state airline company confront the opposition leader, complaining of the US sanctions on the Venezuela flag carrier
Elliott Abrams, the US envoy leading the drive to oust leftist leader Nicolas Maduro, warns that the US was 'prepared' with unspecified actions if Guaido faces trouble
Venezuela's central bank says inflation reached 9,585% in 2019. The opposition-controlled parliament puts it at 7,374%.
'Maduro is an illegitimate ruler, a tyrant who brutalizes his people,' Trump says
'There is only one option – to achieve free elections,' adds the Venezuelan opposition leader
Lawmaker Angel Torres says the agents 'abruptly entered' the offices, amid opposition fears they could plant false evidence
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is due to meet with Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido in Colombia
'A relationship of respect and dialogue brings a win-win situation. A confrontational relationship brings a lose-lose situation,' says the Venezuelan President
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announces financial penalties on 7 officials in Caracas
Guaido, whose claim to be acting president is recognized as legitimate by more than 50 countries, is re-elected speaker of the assembly on Sunday
Earlier, dozens of National Guard troops wearing helmets and carrying riot shields blocked Juan Guaido from entering Congress
Juan Guaido attempts to climb over the railing around the National Assembly premises to gain entry to its compound, only to be pushed back by police with riot shields
Sunday's election comes after a tumultuous year in which Guaido declared himself acting president and at times seemed close to toppling socialist President Nicolas Maduro
An embargo on arms and equipment that could be used for political repression is extended to November 14 next year, along with asset freezes and travel bans on 25 senior members of the Maduro regime blamed for rights abuses
El Salvador under its new President Nayib Bukele is one of more than 50 countries declaring Nicolas Maduro's Venezuelan government illegitimate
(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