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Venezuela unrest

China opposes foreign interference in Venezuela's affairs: Envoy

The Security Council held the open meeting on the latest events in Venezuela at the request of the US.

Feb 27, 2019, 09:58 AM IST

US to announce 'concrete steps' for Venezuela crisis on Monday: official

US President Donald Trump and other Western leaders have recognized Guaido, the head of Venezuela`s national assembly, as the country`s interim president.

Feb 25, 2019, 10:37 AM IST

China calls for peaceful talks to resolve Venezuela issue

The EU-backed International Contact Group on Venezuela in its inaugural meeting in the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo this week said overly forceful intervention could aggravate the crisis.

Feb 09, 2019, 11:05 AM IST

Venezuela needs new election, Britain's opposition Labour says

While there is no scheduled election in Britain until 2022, the policies of Labour under socialist leader Jeremy Corbyn have come under greater scrutiny as deadlock over how to leave the European Union has opened the door to a possible snap election.

Feb 06, 2019, 17:38 PM IST

France says Guaido has right to organise new Venezuela election

The United States, Canada and several Latin American countries have disavowed Maduro over his disputed re-election last year, and backed Guaido.

Feb 04, 2019, 13:56 PM IST

Venezuela detains Colombian, Spanish, French journalists

Colombian photographer Leonardo Muñoz was arrested with his Venezuelan driver Jose Salas while reporting on protests against the government.

Jan 31, 2019, 12:42 PM IST

Russia offers to mediate in Venezuelan crisis

The USA immediately extended its support for Guaido, followed by nations like Brazil, Colombia, Canada, etc.

Jan 31, 2019, 12:13 PM IST

Maduro rejects calls for fresh elections

Maduro said that if the US and others wanted a fresh vote, they would have to wait until 2025.

Jan 31, 2019, 11:56 AM IST

Who represents Venezuela? United Nations, international lenders stuck in limbo

The United Nations are ready to increase their activities in Venezuela in the areas of humanitarian assistance and development, says UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

Jan 31, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

Don't deal in Venezuelan gold, White House says, in anti-Maduro push

The White House said President Donald Trump spoke to Venezuela`s self-proclaimed interim president, Juan Guaido, by phone on Wednesday, reiterating support for his "fight to regain democracy."

Jan 31, 2019, 11:07 AM IST

Australia joins growing support for Venezuela's Guaido

The United States, Canada and most Latin American nations have also backed Guaido as interim president.

Jan 28, 2019, 11:56 AM IST

US appoints Elliott Abrams to lead efforts in Venezuela

Countries like Russia have shown support for Maduro, while slamming the US for its interference in Venezuela.

Jan 26, 2019, 10:17 AM IST

Venezuela unrest shakes up opposition

One month ago, Henrique Capriles was Venezuela`s undisputed opposition leader, espousing a vision of dialogue and measured dissent towards the socialist government.

Feb 27, 2014, 23:34 PM IST