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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'
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
Here are some initial reactions from world governments
(UPDATED) The US throws its full support behind Juan Guaido, with the White House calling on the military to protect the people and support the country's 'legitimate institutions'
The United States will take action against anyone who deals with state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela, or PDVSA
The shipment includes 24 tons of medical supplies and 14 power units to be distributed amongst 8 hospitals and 30 outpatient clinics – half of them public
In a statement, Venezuela's foreign ministry says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau 'has invalidated Canada as a reliable actor in dialogue'
'Paraguay is a leader in defending democracy and calling Maduro as he is, a tyrant who has ruined his country," says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Washington will present a draft resolution to the UN Security Council aimed at recognizing Juan Guaido and appointing his representative as the ambassador to the world body
(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
Thousands of opposition supporters are expected to march through the capital Caracas from 11:00 am on Saturday, as Venezuela's power struggle is exacerbated by massive blackouts and the collapse of water supplies
The latest measures seek to cut off vital lifelines for President Nicolas Maduro
Lawmakers loyal to President Nicolas Maduro strip opposition leader Juan Guaido's immunity – and authorize the high court to criminally prosecute him for proclaiming himself the crisis-hit country's ruler
The decision of the Supreme Court – which is controlled by Maduro loyalists – to call on the ruling Constituent Assembly legislature to strip Guaido of his immunity could open the way for the opposition chief to be prosecuted
(UPDATED) Crippled infrastructure, little investment in the power grid, and poor maintenance means the widespread blackouts in Venezuela throughout the month of March are likely here to stay