Recent News Headlines : President Nicolas Maduro

VENEZUELA DEVALUES CURRENCY IN CRISIS DOLLAR SALE


Opponents of socialist President Nicolas Maduro say he aims to keep himself in power by stacking the planned constituent assembly with his allies... READ MORE

1st June, 2017 0

HUGO CHAVEZ'S CHILDHOOD HOME BURNED BY ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTERS IN VENEZUELA


The street clashes engulfing Venezuela appear to be turning increasingly violent, with security forces and youth protesters becoming more unruly... READ MORE

23rd May, 2017 2

WOMEN TAKE ON THE FIGHT AGAINST VENEZUELA'S MADURO


Maduro, backed by the Venezuelan military, is resisting... READ MORE

7th May, 2017 0

LATIN AMERICAN NATIONS DENOUNCE VENEZUELA CRACKDOWN


Al Jazeera's Latin America editor Lucia Newman, reporting from the capital, Caracas, said protesters were keeping up the pressure on the government... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 398

VENEZUELA PRESIDENT HEADED FOR FALL, TOP OPPONENT TELLS AFP


He claims the military rank and file do not all support Maduro and has tried to rally the armed forces to support the constitution... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 1

VENEZUELA PRESIDENT HEADED FOR FALL, TOP OPPONENT TELLS AFP


He claims the military rank and file do not all support Maduro and has tried to rally the armed forces to support the constitution... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 0

PRESIDENT NICOLAS MADURO'S ATTEMPT TO REWRITE CONSTITUTION ERUPTS CLASHES IN VENEZUELA


Published May 4, 2017 2 09 pm National guardsmen launched tear gas at demonstrators who tried to march toward the National Assembly, protesting against President Nicolas Maduro rewriting the constitution... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 12

ANALYSIS | WHY VENEZUELA'S STRUGGLING PRESIDENT JUST CALLED FOR A NEW CONSTITUTION


A municipal police officer argues with residents blocking their street in El Hatillo near Caracas, Venezuela, amid a deepening political crisis... READ MORE

2nd May, 2017 460

VENEZUELA SNUBS REGIONAL POWERS AS MORE DIE IN UNREST


A recent survey by pollster Venebarometro indicated that seven out of 10 Venezuelans were opposed to Maduro... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 0

VENEZUELA TO WITHDRAW FROM OAS AS DEADLY PROTESTS CONTINUE


Violent protests against the government continued in the capital Caracas on Wednesday... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 948

VENEZUELA PROTESTERS BLOCK ROADS TO PRESSURE PRESIDENT


But the government has ruled out an early presidential election this year as opposition leaders have demanded... READ MORE

24th April, 2017 0

VENEZUELA OPPOSITION ASKS WALL STREET TO CUT OFF MADURO AS PROTESTS CONTINUE


Venezuela's opposition is trying to rally international opposition to President Nicolas Maduro amid roiling anti-government protests... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 17

VENEZUELA SEIZES A GENERAL MOTORS PLANT AMID ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTS


Production at the GM plant in the city of Valencia had virtually halted because of government import restrictions and shortages of raw materials... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 2236

VENEZUELA OPPOSITION VOWS FRESH PROTESTS DESPITE DEATHS


Thousands of Maduro's supporters held a counter-rally in central Caracas... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 3

VENEZUELAN ARMY VOWS LOYALTY TO EMBATTLED PRESIDENT


President Nicolas Maduro praises military's 'revolutionary commitment' as opponents schedule 'mother of all protests'... READ MORE

18th April, 2017 1145

MASSIVE ANTI-MADURO PROTESTS CONTINUE IN VENEZUELA


Venezuelan police fired tear gas at anti-government protesters on Saturday as demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro continued in the capital Caracas... READ MORE

9th April, 2017 2523

VENEZUELA COURT RETREATS FROM BID TO BOOST PRESIDENT


In Washington, the Organization of American States OAS scheduled an emergency session for Monday to discuss the Venezuelan crisis... READ MORE

1st April, 2017 0

VENEZUELA COURT DROPS BID TO STRIP CONGRESS OF POWER


Maduro had hinted at the coming announcement in a brief televised address just after midnight Saturday, hours after his own attorney general broke ranks to condemn the court rulings... READ MORE

1st April, 2017 0

VENEZUELA MOVES TO DEFUSE SUPREME COURT POWERS DISPUTE


President Nicolas Maduro said the conflict between the Supreme Court and the legislature had been resolved... READ MORE

1st April, 2017 296

MADURO MOVES TO DEFUSE TENSION AFTER COURT RULING


Flanked by senior officials, Maduro introduced his Vice President Tareck El Aissami who said We urge the Supreme Court to review the decisions ..... READ MORE

1st April, 2017 580

PROTESTS BREW AS VENEZUELA LEADER DENIES COUP


Attorney General Luisa Ortega denounced on live state television what she called a rupture of constitutional order... READ MORE

1st April, 2017 0

VENEZUELA HAS A 'LET THEM EAT CAKE' MOMENT


Even with subsidized flour, bakers say the official bread price... READ MORE

18th March, 2017 0

VENEZUELA HAS A 'LET THEM EAT CAKE' MOMENT


Even with subsidized flour, bakers say the official bread price... READ MORE

18th March, 2017 0

FOUR BAKERS ARRESTED OVER ILLEGAL BROWNIES IN VENEZUELA'S 'BREAD WAR'


Breadmakers blame the government for a national shortage of wheat, saying 80 percent of establishments have none left in stock... READ MORE

17th March, 2017 5783

Trending News Headlines : President Nicolas Maduro

FEW IN VENEZUELA WANT ITS CURRENCY AS ECONOMY STRUGGLES


A year ago, one dollar bought about 100 bolivars on the black market... READ MORE

18th October, 2015 4880

VENEZUELA QUASHES HOPES TO OUST PRESIDENT MADURO THROUGH RECALL


Government and PDVSA bond prices were largely unchanged at opening showing how many investors had already expected the recall process to be stunted before year-end... READ MORE

22nd October, 2016 3676

VENEZUELA TO SWAP HIGHEST DENOMINATION BANKNOTES FOR COINS


His critics dismissed the move as the latest desperate attempt by Mr Maduro to tackle the economic crisis... READ MORE

12th December, 2016 2495

SHOPPING MALL TERROR ATTACKS CALL


Indeed, some economists say that the government's hesitance to overhaul its perplexing currency controls could intensify Venezuela's economic problems... READ MORE

23rd February, 2015 2272

MAYOR HELD IN VENEZUELA POLICE RAID


Venezuela police raid arrests caracas mayor antonio ledezma... READ MORE

20th February, 2015 1378

IN CHVEZ MADURO TRUSTS MAYBE TO HIS DETRIMENT AND VENEZUELAS


Chavez, a former paratrooper who celebrated the trappings of military life... READ MORE

9th March, 2015 1290

VENEZUELA'S CRAZY CURRENCY SWAP LOOKS LIKE ALCHEMY, NOT ECONOMICS


Maduro's cash-sop appears to be sucking up money too fast, creating a volatile shortage of currency just in time for holiday shopping... READ MORE

17th December, 2016 1177

US TOLD TO CUT 80 CARACAS DIPLOMATS


Earlier this month the US imposed visa restrictions on unnamed Venezuelan officials it accused of human rights violations and corruption... READ MORE

2nd March, 2015 970

POLICEMAN DIES AFTER BEING SHOT AT VENEZUELA PROTESTS


Enraged by last week's suspension of a push for a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela's opposition has ramped up its tactics in recent days... READ MORE

27th October, 2016 674

VENEZUELA POLITICAL FOES TO HOLD TALKS IN SURPRISE MOVE


Venezuela's government and its opposition set a date for talks over the country's political crisis after President Nicolas Maduro meets with Pope Francis... READ MORE

25th October, 2016 268

LOOTING, ARRESTS SOAR AS VENEZUELAS FOOD CRISIS MOUNTS


Photos on social media showed looters attacking trucks on the highway that connects Venezuela's main port of Puerto Cabello to the industrial city of Valencia... READ MORE

16th June, 2016 207

'THINGS COULD EXPLODE': WHY PRESSURE IS MOUNTING AS VENEZUELA'S ECONOMY MELTS DOWN


Venezuela's economic meltdown has become so dire that few political analysts believe President Nicolas Maduro will manage to finish his term, which ends in 2019... READ MORE

24th May, 2016 196

VENEZUELAS ECONOMIC WOES BUOY OPPOSITION BEFORE ELECTION


Opposition candidates said one of the biggest surprises of the campaign has been the warm reception they have received in what were once hostile pro-government strongholds... READ MORE

4th December, 2015 195

REMOVAL OF CHVEZ IMAGES FROM VENEZUELA CAPITOL RAISES TENSION


They argue that the court, packed by the government in December with 13 new members, was doing the political bidding of Mr. Maduro... READ MORE

8th January, 2016 191

VENEZUELA RECALL: OPPOSITION LEADERS' SIGNATURES VOIDED


Venezuela's opposition leaders say their signatures on a petition for a referendum to oust President Nicolas Maduro have been invalidated... READ MORE

11th June, 2016 175

VENEZUELAN LEADER TIGHTENS GRIP AS US FEARS TUMULT


The officials acknowledged that the United States had limited influence in Venezuela, where the government has blamed American meddling for the instability... READ MORE

15th May, 2016 135

VENEZUELA'S PRESIDENT CHASED BY ANGRY, POT-BANGING PROTESTERS


Buoyed by Thursday's self-styled Takeover of Caracas, the opposition is planning further street actions to demand a recall referendum against Mr Maduro this year... READ MORE

4th September, 2016 134

VENEZUELANS VOTE ON WHETHER TO CONTINUE SOCIALIST RULE


If the opposition wins, the National Assembly could start proceedings to recall Maduro as early as next year, even though his term doesn't expire until 2019... READ MORE

6th December, 2015 121

VENEZUELA RACING TO COLLECT 10M SIGNATURES AGAINST OBAMA


Maduro has justified mobilizing state resources to garner the signatures by arguing that the United States is an existential threat to Venezuela... READ MORE

6th April, 2015 115

DEMONSTRATORS FLOOD STREETS, DEMAND RECALL VOTE


Opposition protesters unfurl a Venezuelan flag at a protest in Caracas... READ MORE

2nd September, 2016 91

PROTESTS ERUPT IN VENEZUELA AS POWER CRISIS DEEPENS


Another Venebarometro poll indicated more than two thirds of Venezuelans wanted President Nicolas Maduro to quit... READ MORE

30th April, 2016 79

PETITION FOR MADURO RECALL VOTE 'VALIDATED'


Venezuela's opposition says it has collected enough valid signatures to move forward with its bid to remove President Nicolas Maduro in a referendum... READ MORE

25th June, 2016 78

VENEZUELA CONGRESS DECLARES PRESIDENT MADURO HAS STAGED COUP


A legislative session was interrupted when supporters of President Nicolas Maduro stormed the chamber, Venezuela's Congress has said... READ MORE

24th October, 2016 75

VENEZUELA DELAYS NICOLAS MADURO RECALL REFERENDUM


The opposition accuses electoral authorities of dragging their feet on the referendum process to protect Maduro... READ MORE

3rd June, 2016 72

COLOMBIANS FLEE VENEZUELA SHANTYTOWN AMID BORDER CRACKDOWN AFTER SHOOTINGS


Even as Maduro stepped up his verbal attacks, authorities across the border struggled to help the Colombians driven from their homes in Venezuela... READ MORE

26th August, 2015 39

VENEZUELA OPPOSITION VOTES TO PUT MADURO ON TRIAL


Venezuela's opposition-led National Assembly has voted to open a political and criminal trial against President Nicolas Maduro, but the socialist leader dismissed the move as illegitimate ... READ MORE

26th October, 2016 39

SHOCK DECISION TO BLOCK RECALL SPARKS FEARS VENEZUELA IS SLIDING INTO DICTATORSHIP


The decision throws Venezuela's contentious recall process into disarray, even as polls suggest a majority want socialist President Nicolas Maduro gone... READ MORE

21st October, 2016 33

VENEZUELA PROTESTS COULD TRIGGER NEW STAGE IN POLITICAL SHOWDOWN


Thursday's rallies will test strength of the opposition's resolve to oust President Maduro and measure how far he will to go to stay in power... READ MORE

1st September, 2016 20

AS PERU VOTES, LATIN AMERICA'S 'PINK TIDE' APPEARS TO BE OVER


The end of the commodities boom puts populists in a more difficult position in Latin America, which has the highest economic inequality in the world... READ MORE

9th April, 2016 16

REPORTER DOES SEGMENT WITH ALLIGATOR - HUGE ERROR


We will sacrifice our lives for you", after weekly Friday prayer in Tehran, Iran... READ MORE

8th September, 2016 16


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