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US hits `dictator` Nicolas Maduro with sanctions over disputed Venezuela vote

The United States branded Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro a "dictator" threatening his country`s democracy on Monday and imposed sanctions targeting any assets he might hold on US territory.

Venezuela Maduro's ''Despacito'' political remix backfires quickly

Venezuela Maduro's ''Despacito'' political remix backfires quickly

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro`s attempt to use Latin hit "Despacito" - which means `slowly` - to inject some cool into his controversial new congress has backfired quickly.

Venezuelan opposition marches against President Nicolas Maduro, student killed

Venezuelan security forces fired tear gas as demonstrators staged what they billed as the "mother of all marches" against President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday, and a student caught up in a clash died after being shot in the head.

Venezuela's Maduro vows 'revolution' will continue

The Venezuelan opposition needs to understand that "the revolution is going to continue", President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday while urging his political foes to remain part of the dialogue the two sides began earlier this week.

Venezuela protests against Nicolas Maduro escalate, dozens injured

Despite sitting on the world`s biggest oil reserves, Venezuela is in the throes of a punishing recession that has many poor families skipping meals amid scarce food.

Struggle looms as Venezuela opposition vows to fix crisis

Struggle looms as Venezuela opposition vows to fix crisis

The MUD, a broad coalition of dozens of parties, must stay united if it wants to press its advantage against Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela opposition thrashes "Chavismo" to win legislature

Venezuela opposition thrashes "Chavismo" to win legislature

Venezuela`s opposition trounced the ruling Socialists on Sunday to win the legislature for the first time in 16 years and gain a long-sought platform to challenge President Nicolas Maduro`s rule of the OPEC nation. 

Unrest warnings as oil giant Venezuela set to vote

Unrest warnings as oil giant Venezuela set to vote

Venezuela's opposition will fight to seize control of the legislature from the socialist government in elections on Sunday that leaders warn risk sparking violence in the crisis-hit major oil producer.

Venezuela`s harried opposition eyes landmark win

Its leaders have been thrown in jail, banned from politics and remain deeply divided, but Venezuela`s opposition nonetheless looks set to bruise President Nicolas Maduro by winning control of the National Assembly.

Opposition wins Argentine election, ending 'Kirchner era'

Opposition wins Argentine election, ending 'Kirchner era'

Scioli, who had been expected to win by 10 or more points in last month's six-candidate first round of voting, tried to regain momentum before yesterday's runoff by frequently attacking Macri.

Sony`s PlayStation is `poison` to children: Chavez

Sony`s PlayStation video game console is "poison" and leads children down the capitalist "road to hell," Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said.