Monday, September 23, 2019

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Venezuelans Take to Streets in Walkout to...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Doctors in scrubs, businessmen in suits and construction workers in jeans gathered on the streets of Venezuela's capital Wednesday, waving...

Opposition Leader Backed by Trump Administration Declares...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's crisis quickly escalated Wednesday as an opposition leader backed by the Trump administration declared himself interim president in a...

The Atlantic Coast of Venezuela Now Includes...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro on May 27 issued a decree creating the “Atlantic coast of Venezuela”, which now includes sovereignty over...

Amid Deadly Protests in Venezuela, Maduro Seeks...

As Venezuela descended into violent unrest, the nation's military dispatched paratroopers to its western region to squelch the intensifying protests, while a government opposition leader, Leopoldo...

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 Highest Court Rejects Capriles’ Election Appeal

Venezuela's highest court has rejected an appeal by opposition leader Henrique Capriles that contested April's presidential election result. The Supreme Court of Justice described the...

Venezuelans Eager to Put Hugo Chavez Successor...

The second phase of a presidential election audit in Venezuela begins on Monday. Losing opposition leader Henrique Capriles has boycotted the process, saying it does...

Security Lapse Mars Swearing-In of Venezuela President

The swearing in of Nicolas Maduro as Venezuela's new president was interrupted by a man who ran on stage and grabbed the microphone. The man,...

Nicolas Maduro to be Sworn in as...

Nicolas Maduro will be sworn in as Venezuela's president at a ceremony to be attended by several Latin American leaders, after a decision to...

Fear of More Violence Prompts Venezuela Opposition...

Henrique Capriles, Venezuela's opposition leader, has called off a march by his supporters in the capital, Caracas, saying his rivals were plotting to "infiltrate"...

Capriles Demands Recount After Losing to Maduro...

Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro squeaked out a narrow victory  at the polls this weekend, but opposition leader Henrique Capriles refuses to accept the...

Chavez as Cult Figure Shaping Venezuela Polls

Venezuela's murder rate, economy and land rights are among the major issues for voters in Sunday's presidential election. But the poll is being influenced...

Venezuela to Investigate Possible Poisoning of Hugo...

Venezuela will investigate whether or not late President Hugo Chavez was poisoned, according to acting President Nicolas Maduro. Chavez died while battling an undisclosed...

U.S. Expels 2 Venezuelan Diplomats in ‘Reciprocal...

In what has been deemed a retaliatory action, the U.S. State Department announced the expulsion of two Venezuelan diplomats, one week after Venezuela expelled...

Hugo Chavez’s Body to Be Preserved for...

Venezuela will preserve the body of Hugo Chavez in a glass tomb to be kept at a military museum in Caracas. There, the influential...

Hugo Chavez is Dead at 58, After...

After a two-year battle with cancer, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died from the disease at 4:25 p.m. local time, Vice President Nicolas Maduro announced...

President Hugo Chavez Has Died

Update: President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela has died. Venezuelans are holding their breath after they received word that the condition of President Hugo Chavez has...

Hugo Chavez in Venezuela Hospital For Breathing...

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who returned triumphantly to Caracas earlier this week — although he has not yet appeared publicly — is still suffering from breathing problems requiring...

Hugo Chavez Makes Surprise Return Home to...

President Hugo Chavez is back in Venezuela after spending two months in Cuba for cancer treatment. Chavez’s sudden return was announced last night on...

Hugo Chavez Leave of Absence Reaches Two...

President Hugo Chavez left Venezuela two months ago to undergo cancer treatment in Cuba, but has yet to make a public appearance or statement...

Venezuela Combating Rumors of Hugo Chavez’s Demise

Since no one in Venezuela seems to know whether President Hugo Chavez will show up in Caracas in time for his Jan. 10 inauguration,...