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Venezuela sends opposition leader back to jail, expels Ecuadoran lawmakers

Venezuela sent an opposition leader who was under house arrest back to jail Saturday and expelled a delegation of Ecuadoran lawmakers, amid rising political tension over a campaign to recall leftist President Nicolas Maduro.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj gets invitation for NAM Summit in Venezuela

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj gets invitation for NAM Summit in Venezuela

Amid reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unlikely to attend the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit to be held in Venezuela next month, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was extended an invitation to attend the event by her Venezuelan counterpart Delcy Rodriguez here on Thursday.

With US on mind, PM Narendra Modi may not attend NAM Summit in Venezuela

With US on mind, PM Narendra Modi may not attend NAM Summit in Venezuela

In an interesting development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to skip the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit to be held in Venezuela next month.

Venezuela braces for answer on Maduro recall

Venezuelan electoral authorities are due to meet Monday to rule on the opposition`s bid for a referendum on removing President Nicolas Maduro from power amid an economic implosion.

Venezuela seeks to annul vote to reinstate lawmakers

Venezuela`s attorney general requested Saturday to nullify the National Assembly`s decision to reinstate three lawmakers accused of voting fraud.

Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader appeals sentence

Leopoldo Lopez appealed his 14-year sentence during a marathon hearing.

Vatican invited to mediate in Venezuela crisis

The Roman Catholic Church may soon join Ibero-American leaders seeking dialogue between Venezuela`s feuding government and opposition, the head of a regional bloc said on Thursday.

Superheroes swoop in to a Venezuela in crisis

Superheroes swoop in to a Venezuela in crisis

Superheroes, wizards and Jedi Knights have descended on the Venezuelan capital.

Venezuela re-opens Colombian border

Venezuela has opened its border with Colombia for the second time this month to allow people to cross over to shop for basic amenities.

Venezuela`s woes deepen as Citibank shuts teller window

Venezuela`s woes deepen as Citibank shuts teller window

Venezuela`s howling economic woes have worsened.

Three more Indian boxers eye place in Rio Olympics, qualifiers in Venezuela

Three more Indian boxers eye place in Rio Olympics, qualifiers in Venezuela

The tournament will feature boxers from AIBA's own professional events -- the World Series of Boxing (WSB) and AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) -- besides pro boxers from all over the world.

UN to choose new non-permanent Security Council members

Bolivia heads into the Tuesday vote unopposed and will take over the Latin American seat currently occupied by Venezuela, EFE news reported.
 

Lionel Messi equaled this astonishing record in Argentina's 4-1 win over Venezuela

Lionel Messi equaled this astonishing record in Argentina's 4-1 win over Venezuela

The Barcelona superstar scored his fourth goal of the tournament in the 60th minute.

Deaths, arrests as looting erupts in Venezuela

Venezuelan police have arrested hundreds of people as the country`s food crisis erupted into deadly looting this week, heightening hardship and political uncertainty in the impoverished oil-producing nation.

4th person dies as a result of food riots rocking Venezuela

A fourth person has died as a result of spontaneous food riots rocking Venezuela as security forces increased their presence in a coastal city hit by looting.

Venezuela's Maduro seeks to block recall vote

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's allies have asked the Supreme Court to block a bid to call a referendum on sacking him.

Venezuela food crisis triggers mounting protests

Venezuela food crisis triggers mounting protests

Venezuela had the worst inflation in the world last year, 180.9 percent. The figure is on track to hit 700 percent this year, says IMF.

'We want food!', Venezuelans cry at protest near presidency

Despite the country having the world`s biggest oil reserves, Venezuelans are suffering severe shortages of consumer goods.

Armed squad kills 11 people in Venezuela: Official

Venezuela is one of the most violent countries in the world that is not at war, with 58 homicides per 100,000 residents in 2015.

Irregularities in petition to oust Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro

Irregularities in petition to oust Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro

Venezuelan authorities on Tuesday reported irregularities in signatures handed over by the opposition Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) in a petition to hold a referendum to oust President Nicolas Maduro.