Colombia`s foreign ministry has sent a letter of protest to neighboring Venezuela after the government of President Nicolas Maduro decreed maritime borders in a disputed area of the Atlantic Ocean, a ministry source said on Saturday.
Former leaders from Spain and Latin America called Monday on Venezuela`s President Nicolas Maduro to free political prisoners, "respect fundamental rights and liberties" and create a climate for political dialogue.
Thousands donned white and took to the streets in cities across the country in the biggest show of frustration with Venezuela's socialist administration since a wave of bloody anti-government protests a year ago.
Several Venezuelan newspapers are at risk of imminent closure, the Inter-American Press Association warned Thursday, accusing leftist President Nicolas Maduro of impeding access to newsprint and discriminating against publications critical of his government.
A day after launching major military exercises, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has been awarded special legislative powers in response to a decree issued by his US counterpart Barack Obama, Spanish news agency Efe reported.