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24-Hour Strike Goes Into Effect As Showdown...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Large swaths of Venezuela's capital were shuttered and silent Thursday as opponents of President Nicolas Maduro called the first major...

Venezuelan Opposition Draws 7.1 Million Protest Voters...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan's opposition said more than 7.1 million people responded to its call to vote Sunday in a symbolic rejection of...

Four Venezuelan Legislators Hurt As Pro-Government Militias...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Pro-government militias wielding wooden sticks and metal bars stormed congress on Wednesday, attacking opposition lawmakers during a special session coinciding...

Venezuela Hunts for Copter Pilot Behind ‘Terrorist...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Oscar Perez is a cop, pilot, action movie star and dog trainer. He's now also a fugitive, accused of strafing...

Embattled Madura Accuses U.S. of Collusion In...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro said a stolen police helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court Tuesday in what he called a thwarted...

Facing Rebuke for Its Handling of Political Protests,...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela is threatening to pull out of the Organization of American States as the socialist government's response to political unrest...

General Motors Says Venezuela Seized Its Only...

VALENCIA, Venezuela (AP) — General Motors announced Thursday that it is shuttering operations in Venezuela after authorities seized its only factory, a dramatic escalation of...

Protesters Plan ‘Mother of All Marches’ Against...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro are preparing to take to the streets Wednesday in what they've dubbed the "mother of...

Cuba, Venezuela Warn of U.S. World Leaders...

Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has warned world leaders at a Non-Aligned Summit that his country was being lashed by a U.S. economic war...

Statue of Hugo Chavez Unveiled in Haiti

Thursday, as part of the 200 years of the military expedition of Los Cayos, the Executive Vice President of Venezuela, Aristóbulo Istúriz Almeida, was...

Guyana’s Government Remains Optimistic About Improved Relations...

The Guyana government says it remains optimistic of improved relations with Venezuela following the recent elections in that South American country that resulted in...

Guyana Uses the United Nations as a...

Guyana used the United Nations as a forum to blast Venezuela on Tuesday, accusing the neighboring oil powerhouse of "intimidation and aggression" related to...

Guyana and Venezuela’s Presidents Agree to Meet...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Following local and regional media reports claiming that the president of Guyana, David Granger has changed his mind about meeting with...

Venezuela Wants to Annex Two-Thirds of Neighboring...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is facing a staggering array of problems far too numerous and severe to list here. Things were already going badly...

U.S. and Venezuelan Officials Meet in Haiti...

CARACAS (Reuters) - A U.S. envoy has met Venezuela's second most powerful official in Haiti in a further sign of rapprochement between the ideological...

Venezuelan President Maduro Given Power to Rule...

Venezuela's National Assembly has granted President Nicolas Maduro wide-ranging special powers to rule by decree for one year, a move that he has said...

Venezuela Expels 3 US Diplomats Accused of...

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro announced the expulsion of  three U.S. diplomats during a live speech to soldiers commemorating 200 years since the day when Atanasio...

Toilet Paper Shortage in Venezuela Embarrasses New...

Venezuelans over the years have gotten used to shortages of basic necessities like milk and sugar, but the latest shortage overwhelming the country is...

Hugo Chavez’s Legacy Still Bears Influence on...

Venezuela's presidential contenders have held huge rallies as their campaigns draw to a close ahead of Sunday's election. For the first time in 14 years...