World | Agence-France Presse | Wednesday March 12, 2014
Students and opponents of the Venezuelan government have called a new rally for Wednesday to mark a month of protests in Caracas, as the death toll from demo-related violence reached 21.
World | Reuters | Monday March 3, 2014
Thousands of Venezuelans have escaped to the beach for the long Carnival weekend, heeding President Nicolas Maduro's call to leave behind nearly a month of anti-government protests.
World | Reuters | Monday March 3, 2014
While many Venezuelans went to the beach to enjoy the Carnival holiday, thousands of anti-government demonstrators marched in the capital on Sunday, trying to keep up the momentum from weeks of protests demanding the resignation of President Nicolas ...
World | Agence-France Presse | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Venezuelans erected barricades in major cities on Monday in some of the worst demonstrations against the government since the protests began almost three weeks ago, with the death toll now 14.
World | Agence-France Presse | Monday February 24, 2014
Venezuela's president on Sunday called for crisis talks in an attempt to defuse weeks of often deadly anti-government protests that have brought the biggest challenge yet to his regime.
World | Associated Press | Saturday February 15, 2014
Venezuelan security forces backed by water tanks and tear gas dispersed student protesters from Caracas' main highway on Friday in the third straight night of anti-government demonstrations.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 28, 2013
Some of the notable figures who have passed away in the year just ending.
Offbeat | Reuters | Thursday November 28, 2013
It's Sunday morning. The sun is barely up, and already there are long lines outside a large state-run supermarket next to a hillside Caracas slum.
World | Reuters | Friday November 1, 2013
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said an image of his idol and predecessor, the late socialist leader Hugo Chavez, has appeared miraculously in the wall of an underground construction site.
World | Associated Press | Saturday August 10, 2013
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is known for his devotion to late leader Hugo Chavez and now he acknowledges that he sometimes sleeps in the mausoleum where his mentor's remains are kept.
World | Reuters | Friday June 28, 2013
As it champions a young American wanted for leaking state secrets, Ecuador's government is facing criticism for tightening media controls at home.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 14, 2013
Months after the Venezuelan leader's death, Barrio TV depicts him high up in the clouds with the likes of independence hero Simon Bolivar and leftist revolutionary Che Guevara -- when Uncle Sam unexpectedly pops up.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 5, 2013
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro took a swipe at Barack Obama on Saturday, calling him the "grand chief of devils" after the US president declined to recognize his contested re-election.
World | Reuters | Wednesday May 1, 2013
Fistfights broke out in Venezuela's parliament on Tuesday, injuring a number of legislators during an angry session linked to the South American nation's bitter election dispute.
World | Associated Press | Friday April 26, 2013
Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles announced on Thursday that his movement will boycott an audit of election results and push the government to hold a new presidential ballot.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 21, 2013
A top election official warned the opposition Saturday against raising "false expectations" over an audit of Venezuela's presidential election, saying it cannot overturn President Nicolas Maduro's win.
World | Associated Press | Friday April 19, 2013
Venezuela's electoral council said Thursday it would audit the 46 percent vote that was not scrutinized on election night in a concession to opposition candidate Henrique Capriles, who said he was accepting the decision because he believed the stolen...
World | Reuters | Wednesday April 17, 2013
Venezuelan President-elect Nicolas Maduro accused the opposition on Tuesday of planning a coup against him after seven government supporters were killed in clashes over his disputed election victory.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 16, 2013
Venezuela's electoral authorities on Monday confirmed acting President Nicolas Maduro as the winner of the weekend election to succeed Hugo Chavez, despite opposition demands for a recount.
World | Reuters | Monday April 15, 2013
Nicolas Maduro, a former bus driver who became late socialist leader Hugo Chavez's protege, narrowly won Venezuela's presidential election on Sunday but his rival refused to accept the result and demanded a recount.