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Third person killed in Venezuela protests: Government

Third person killed in Venezuela protests: Government

A third person, a man, was killed Monday raising the number of people killed in three weeks of massive demonstrations to 24, state television reported.

Death toll spikes to 20 in Venezuela protests

The death toll in three weeks of violence at anti-government protests in Venezuela jumped to 20 people Friday after a night of clashes and pillaging left 12 people dead in Caracas.

Seeking to keep up pressure, Venezuela opposition plans more protests; toll rises to 9

Seeking to keep up pressure, Venezuela opposition plans more protests; toll rises to 9

Maduro critics increasingly doubt that the ruling Socialist Party, which was soundly defeated in 2015 legislative elections, will allow for free and fair elections. 

Armed gangs attack Venezuelan maternity hospital: Government

Armed gangs attacked a Venezuelan hospital where 54 children were housed on Friday.

DNA: Venezuela is facing political and economic crisis - Watch video to know why

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro`s opponents took to the streets Thursday, upping the ante after deadly clashes in the beleaguered oil-rich nation.

Venezuela protests spread to poor areas, two more deaths amid unrest

Venezuelans in poor areas blocked streets and lit fires during scattered protests across the country on Tuesday night, and two people were killed during the growing unrest in the midst of a crippling economic crisis.

Venezuela court drops bid to strip congress of power

Venezuela's Supreme Court today abandoned measures to seize power from the opposition-controlled legislature after the moves drew international condemnation and raised pressure on President Nicolas Maduro.

Nations urge Venezuela on elections, warn of diplomatic 'last resort'

A group of 14 nations on Thursday urged Venezuela to hold elections and release "political prisoners," in a joint statement that kept open the option of seeking to suspend the South American country from the Organization of American States.

Venezuela to withdraw troops after Colombia border crossing

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will withdraw troops from Colombia`s side of the two countries` border, after his soldiers set up camp in the neighboring country, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday.

Donald Trump calls for release of Venezuela opposition leader

Donald Trump calls for release of Venezuela opposition leader

Leopoldo Lopez, the founder of Popular Will, is serving a 14-year prison term on charges of inciting unrest at anti-government protests that left 43 people dead in 2014.

Donald Trump can't be worse than Obama: Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro

Donald Trump can't be worse than Obama: Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said "we have to wait" to see how US President-elect Donald Trump performs in the White House and that he did not think he could be "worse" than his outgoing American counterpart Barack Obama.

Venezuela President threatens opposition over 'coup'

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has threatened his opponents would face "consequences" for their latest efforts to oust him, reviving his claim that he was the victim of a "coup" attempt.

Over 70,000 people visit Fidel Castro's tomb in a month

Over 70,000 people visit Fidel Castro's tomb in a month

About 70,000 people have visited Cuban leader Fidel Castro`s tomb in the city of Santiago de Cuba over the past month since his interment.

Demonetisation: Venezuela cash crisis leads to loot, protests

Demonetisation: Venezuela cash crisis leads to loot, protests

Desperate Venezuelans looted delivery trucks and clashed with police Friday as a botched plan to introduce new banknotes left people without cash -- the latest shortage in a spiraling economic crisis.

Venezuela extends border closing with Colombia, Brazil

Venezuela extended the closure of its borders with Colombia and Brazil for another 72 hours as part of a drive to fight what it calls criminals hoarding 100-bolivar banknotes.

Demonetisation: After India, it's Venezuela's turn for note ban to fight black money

Demonetisation: After India, it's Venezuela's turn for note ban to fight black money

Weeks after India tried its hands at the demonetisation exercise, Venezuela banned use of 100-bolivar bills, the highest denomination in the local currency, which will lose their value and be removed from circulation on Thursday by order of President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela closes border with Colombia

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the closure of Venezuelan border with Colombia for 72 hours till Thursday to deal with the "mafias" operating and smuggling out Venezuelan currency.

Maduro calls nephews` US conviction `imperialist attack`

The pair -- Efrain Antonio Campo Flores, 30, and Francisco Flores de Freitas, 31 -- were convicted of plotting to smuggle 800 kilos (1,760 pounds) of cocaine into the United States.

Nephews of Venezuela first lady guilty of US drug charges

Efrain Antonio Campo Flores and Francisco Flores de Freitas were arrested in Haiti in November and flown to New York by US Drug Enforcement Administration agents.
 

Venezuelan President urges Barack Obama to revoke executive order

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has urged his US counterpart Barack Obama to revoke an executive order that labelled his country a security threat.