President Nicolas Maduro seized total control of Venezuela’s political institutions on Sunday with a sweeping victory in legislative elections that were boycotted by the main opposition parties.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido distanced himself from allegations of corruption against his allies on Sunday, in the latest blow to his faltering efforts to oust President Nicolas Maduro from office.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro blamed Washington on Wednesday in cancelling scheduled talks with the political opposition, as his embattled regime struggles under the weight of US sanctions.
Trump imposes a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States.
Venezuela’s opposition will meet with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Barbados for talks mediated by Norway, the parties involved said on Sunday, as part of efforts to resolve an ongoing political crisis.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government and opposition leader Juan Guaido’s team will restart negotiations to try to resolve the country’s crisis, three people familiar with the talks said on Saturday.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday security forces had foiled an opposition coup attempt that included plans to assassinate him and other top political figures and install a jailed former military officer as president.
Wearing camouflage shirts and combat boots, a Venezuelan militia group stands in formation in the Colombian city of Cucuta as their commander, a former Venezuelan army sergeant, outlines plans to seize towns across the border before heading to Caracas to help oust President Nicolas Maduro.
A Venezuelan general called on the country’s armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing of the military to hold on to power despite an economic collapse.
Maduro urged his troops Saturday to be “ready” for potential US military action.
May Day clashes between opposition supporters and Venezuela’s armed forces in Caracas left a woman dead and 46 people injured on Wednesday, with opposition leader Juan Guaido attempting to rally demonstrators against President Nicolas Maduro.
Demonstrators clashed with police on the streets of the Venezuelan capital Tuesday, spurred by opposition leader Juan Guaido’s call on the military to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro – who said he had defeated an attempted coup.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro replaces his electricity minister.
Angry Venezuelans set up burning barricades near the presidential palace in Caracas and in other parts of the country on Sunday in protests over constant power outages and shortages of drinking water in the wake of two major blackouts this month.
A Venezuelan general under sanction by the US denounces the government.
Maduro’s government scrambles to return power to western Venezuela.
The US is pressing India to stop buying oil from the Venezuelan government.
Senior government officials slam Rainsy for comparing Hun Sen to Nicolas Maduro.
Guaido calls on citizens nationwide to protest against socialist President Maduro.
Juan Guaido returns to his country on Monday risking arrest.
Venezuelan opposition leader plans to run the risk of arrest by returning home.
Lima Group says threats have been made against the life of Venezuelan Guaido.
International condemnation of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro grew on Sunday after he deployed troops to block foreign aid convoys, with Brazil branding it criminal and urging allies to join a “liberation effort” of the South American nation.
Troops loyal to President Nicolas Maduro violently drove back foreign aid convoys from Venezuela’s border on Saturday, killing two protesters and prompting opposition leader Juan Guaido to propose that Washington consider “all options” to oust him.
Venezuelan security forces have executed several people and arbitrarily detained hundreds of others in a campaign to punish people who protested against President Nicolas Maduro, human rights group Amnesty International said on Wednesday.
Venezuela shuts the maritime border with Dutch Caribbean islands ahead of an opposition effort to bring in humanitarian aid.
US Senator warns Venezuelan President if he takes action against opposition leader.
Humanitarian aid would enter the country on February 23, says opposition leader.
Venezuela’s most successful financial operations have not taken place on Wall Street.
The United Nations warned on Wednesday against using aid as a pawn in Venezuela after the United States sent food and medicine to the country’s border