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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
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
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
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
(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
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
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
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
'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
Mexico says its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition deputy Franco Manuel Casella to provide him 'protection and safety'
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
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
'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
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
(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
National Assembly legislature speaker Juan Guaido immediately shoots back, saying the 15-year prohibition announced on state television by Maduro's Auditor General Elvis Amoroso was invalid
(UPDATED) The Russian foreign ministry also insists the presence of its troops in Venezuela do not pose a threat to anyone
A second wave of nationwide blackout again paralyzes Venezuela, once South America's wealthiest
(UPDATED) The government declares Tuesday, March 26, a work-free and school-free day to take a load off the grid