Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 14:52
Caracas and other cities in Venezuela plunged into darkness as a power cut hit just as the President was speaking on TV and radio, with local elections five days away.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 17:08
Rumour has it there`s a fresh delivery of milk inside, so there is expectant chatter among the Venezuelan housewives, pensioners and teenagers lining up in the hundreds at the Bicentenario store.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 13:31
Venezuela shot down a small Mexican-registered airplane in its southwest, the Caracas government said, without providing a reason for taking the action or information about possible casualties.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 09:17
The late Hugo Chavez is being honoured with a public holiday in Venezuela, though not everyone is celebrating because the effort to keep the socialist leader`s legacy alive will coincide with elections.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 11:19
Venezuela`s main power distribution network has failed, depriving 70 per cent of the country of electricity and creating traffic chaos in much of Caracas, which normally escapes such outages.
Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 11:59
Vittorio Missoni, his wife, Maurizia Castiglioni, and 2 other Italian nationals were on board when the twin-engine aircraft went missing over Caribbean waters.
Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013, 12:12
Five members of Venezuela`s PNB national police force died on Thursday when the helicopter they were using to pursue a group of kidnappers in a rural part of Caracas crashed, PNB director Luis Karabi said.
Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 09:00
Venezuela`s acting President Nicolas Maduro was elected Hugo Chavez`s successor with 50.66 percent of the vote.
Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 18:25
Venezuela`s acting President Nicolas Maduro has blamed the Pentagon and the Central Intelligence Agency for plotting to kill Henrique Capriles.
Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 22:52
Prominent leaders from Latin American and around the world converged here to attend the funeral of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez on Friday.
Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 14:13
Chavez returned home last week after a two-month cancer treatment in Cuba. The 58-year-old leader underwent cancer surgery in Cuba Dec 11.
Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 09:27
The future of Venezuela has to be decided by the people of the country and the US has no role to play in it, a State Department spokesperson said.
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