Recent News Headlines : Hugo Chavez

VENEZUELANS LEARN TO SHOOT, FIGHT AT WAR DRILLS TO DEFY TRUMP


The measures ban trade in new bonds issued by the Venezuelan government or its cash-cow oil company, PDVSA... READ MORE

27th August, 2017 0

FLEEING MADURO CRITIC SAYS VENEZUELA NOW LAWLESS


The prosecutor appointed under Maduro to take Ortega's place dismissed her allegations, saying they have no legal validity... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 0

VENEZUELA'S PRO-GOVERNMENT ASSEMBLY MOVES TO TAKE POWER FROM ELECTED CONGRESS


Venezuela's Constituent Assembly poses Aug. 4 for an official photo after being sworn in at Venezuela's National Assembly in Caracas... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 227

MADURO ORDERS VENEZUELA MILITARY DRILL AFTER TRUMP THREAT


The Pentagon said it had received no orders from Trump to ready any sort of military action against Venezuela... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 0

TRUMP: U.S. WILL NOT 'RULE OUT MILITARY OPTION' IN VENEZUELA


President Trump said Friday that the U.S. could take military action against Venezuela and President Nicolas Maduro's power grab... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 3378

I WON'T RULE OUT MILITARY ACTION AGAINST VENEZUELA


US president Donald Trump has stepped up the rhetoric against Venezuela, saying he had not ruled out military action against the crisis-hit Latin American state... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 0

DONALD TRUMP THREATENS VENEZUELA WITH 'MILITARY OPTION'


Bedminster, NJ US President Donald Trump threatened military intervention in Venezuela, a surprise escalation in Washington's response to Venezuela's political crisis... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 317

FUGITIVE VENEZUELAN MAYOR URGES CONTINUED RESISTANCE TO MADURO AS U.S. UPS SANCTIONS


A Venezuelan mayor-turned-fugitive has called for anti-government protesters to keep defying leftist President Nicolas Maduro, who has grabbed increased po... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 2

ARGENTINE SOCCER GREAT MARADONA VOWS TO BE 'SOLDIER' FOR MADURO, GETS CARACAS OPPOSITION INVITE TO VIEW DISASTER


With Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro facing criticism from around Latin America and the world amid a deepening political crisis, Argentine soccer legen... READ MORE

9th August, 2017 0

DUELLING FACTIONS IN VENEZUELA STAKE CLAIMS AT POWER AMID POLITICAL TURMOIL


The new chief prosecutor outlined plans for restructuring the Public Ministry while the opposition-controlled National Assembly vowed to continue meeting at the stately legislative palace... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 1

1. ATTACK ON MILITARY BASE


While the quick response of the military was praised by President Maduro, 10 of the attackers remain on the run after raiding the arms depot... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 178

RULING PARTY BOSS SAYS TROOPS QUASHED A 'TERRORIST' ATTACK ON KEY VENEZUELA BASE


Cabello is the first vice president of the ruling socialist party and a member of the constitutional assembly... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 0

MADURO CLAIMS VICTORY AFTER 'ATTACK' AT MILITARY BASE KILLS TWO


Of the 10 attackers that didn't get away, only one, a discharged lieutenant, had any military ties, Maduro said... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 23

MILITARY BASE IN VENEZUELA ATTACKED BY MEN 'LAUNCHING A COUP'


Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is resisting opposition efforts to hold a vote on removing him from office... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 1580

VENEZUELAN TROOPS QUASH ATTACK BY 'MERCENARY TERRORISTS' AT MILITARY BASE


Cabello is the first vice-president of the ruling socialist party and a member of the constitutional assembly... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 4

MILITARY BASE IN VENEZUELA ATTACKED BY MEN 'LAUNCHING A COUP'


Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is resisting opposition efforts to hold a vote on removing him from office... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 4954

VENEZUELAN TROOPS QUELL MILITARY UPRISING


One witness in the area of a military base in the town of Naguanagua reported hearing gunshots before dawn, but Cabello said the situation had been brought under control... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 339

VENEZUELA'S CHIEF PROSECUTOR, A LEADING CRITIC OF PRESIDENT NICOLAS MADURO, IS OUSTED


Ortega Diaz was the most prominent senior administration official in Venezuela who is a vocal critic of the Maduro government... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 1396

ALL-POWERFUL VENEZUELAN ASSEMBLY OPENS AMID PROTESTS


The opposition boycotted the July 30 election of the constitutional assembly, saying the rules were rigged to further entrench Mr Maduro's dictatorship ... READ MORE

5th August, 2017 0

VENEZUELA SWEARS IN ITS NEW CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY


Venezuela has inaugurated its new legislative superbody that's expected to rewrite the constitution and give vast new powers to the ruling Socialist Party. The controversial assembly's... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 64

VENEZUELA'S CONTROVERSIAL ASSEMBLY GATHERS TO BEGIN REWRITING CONSTITUTION


An increasing number of foreign governments have sided with the opposition, refusing to recognize the constitutional assembly and further isolating Maduro's government... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 56

ANALYSIS | THE VATICAN CALLS ON VENEZUELA TO SUSPEND ITS CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY


Tomas Bravo Reuters For months, the Catholic Church has been taking on the Venezuelan government, chiding President Nicolas Maduro for his inability to protect his people... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 86

HOW NICOLAS MADURO WENT FROM BUS DRIVER TO REVILED VENEZUELAN PRESIDENT


As my colleagues reported Maduro often dresses like Chavez, talks like Chavez and has even told Venezuelans that he has slept in Chavez's tomb... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 30

ALL-POWERFUL VENEZUELAN ASSEMBLY TO OPEN AMID PROTESTS


Carlos Romero, a professor and foreign relations analyst in Caracas, called the incident extremely grave and said it could further complicate relations between Venezuela and Madrid... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 1

LUISA ORTEGA: VENEZUELA'S CHIEF PROSECUTOR


Luisa Ortega has become one of the fiercest critics of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 15

VENEZUELA OPPOSITION SETS NEW SHOWDOWN FOR ASSEMBLY'S INAUGURATION


More than 70 percent of Venezuelans oppose the new assembly, according to polling firm Datanalisis... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 0

VENEZUELA'S PRESIDENT DEFIANTLY DENIES VOTE-TAMPERING ALLEGATION


Nicolas maduro accuses international software firm of bowing to u.s. pressure to cast doubt on election... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 282

VENEZUELA PRESSING ON WITH NEW ASSEMBLY DESPITE CLAIMS OF VOTE FRAUD


Venezuela has been rocked by four months of clashes at anti-Maduro protests that have left more than 125 people dead... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 0

'WHY ARE THEY SANCTIONING ME?'


Maduro's comments came hours after Venezuela's attorney general lambasted the election... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 4150

JEREMY CORBYN TOLD TO DITCH 'INFATUATION' WITH VENEZUELA AS LABOUR MPS URGE HIM TO CONDEMN PRESIDENT NICOLAS MADURO


ALL SECTIONS More Premium Jeremy Corbyn told to ditch 'infatuation' with Venezuela as Labour MPs urge him to condemn President Nicolas Maduro Jeremy Corbyn... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 611

Trending News Headlines : Hugo Chavez

WORLD LEADERS BID FAREWELL TO FIDEL CASTRO


People attend a memorial service for Cuba's late President Fidel Castro in Revolution Square in Havana... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 12823

'IT'S A MEDIA WAR AND UK SEES YOU AS A THREAT'


Oliver Stone on RT bank account closure 'It's a media war and UK sees you as a threat'... READ MORE

18th October, 2016 6221

AFTER MONTHS OF FATAL PROTESTS, VENEZUELA BRACES FOR CONTROVERSIAL VOTE SUNDAY


Clashes with police continued in parts of the Venezuelan capital of Caracas on the eve of a controversial election... READ MORE

29th July, 2017 3889

VENEZUELANS ARE STORMING SUPERMARKETS AND ATTACKING TRUCKS AS FOOD SUPPLIES DWINDLE


Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindle... READ MORE

29th June, 2016 3862

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

DENOUNCED AS DICTATOR, MADURO BACKS DOWN, REVERSES COURT'S RULING ON VENEZUELA LEGISLATURE'S POWERS


Borges made a direct appeal to Venezuela's military to stand up for the constitution and their conscience, to further isolate Maduro... READ MORE

2nd April, 2017 2048

WOMAN SHOT DEAD IN VENEZUELA VOTING QUEUE


They also fear that the constituent assembly would further weaken the National Assembly, Venezuela's opposition-controlled legislative body... READ MORE

16th July, 2017 1933

CASTRO CHAVEZ AND BAD LUCK GLENN REYNOLDS


Both Venezuela and Cuba have suffered under leaders who enriched themselves and their families... READ MORE

28th November, 2016 1379

WHY MEXICO'S GOVERNMENT WANTS TO KEEP VENEZUELA IN THE NEWS


Venezuela's ambassador to Mexico, Maria Urbaneja Durant, met with members of the party last week... READ MORE

5th June, 2017 1288

NEPHEWS OF VENEZUELAN FIRST LADY ARRESTED ON U.S. DRUG CHARGES


Vigil said Campos claimed to law enforcement that he is the son of Flores and stepson of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro... READ MORE

11th November, 2015 1268

VENEZUELA SUPREME COURT ATTACKED WITH GRENADE FROM POLICE HELICOPTER


Venezuela's Supreme Court has been attacked with a grenade thrown from a police helicopter in what the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, described as a terrorist attack ... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 1190

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

TENS OF THOUSANDS HIT THE STREETS


With international pressure mounting on Maduro, foreign ministers from the 34-nation OAS bloc met in Washington DC on Wednesday to debate the situation in Venezuela... READ MORE

1st June, 2017 1072

ANALYSIS | IN VENEZUELA AND TURKEY, STRONGMEN FEAR THE LIMITS OF THEIR POWER


For Erdogan and Maduro, both seemingly bent on staying in power, there may be many sleepless nights ahead... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 986

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 BACK FROM BRINK AS TOP COURT REVERSES SHOCK RULING


Saturday's Supreme Court reversal came as a result of international pressure on Caracas, said Argentina's foreign minister Susana Malcorra... READ MORE

2nd April, 2017 928

COULD GREECE BECOME THE EUROPEAN VENEZUELA?


A dispute with miners in a village in northern greece suggests the syriza government shares the chavista anti-capitalist agenda... READ MORE

4th July, 2015 862

PROTESTS AS VENEZUELA ENTERS STATE OF EMERGENCY


Maduro is the heir of the populist president Hugo Chavez, who died of cancer in 2013... READ MORE

16th May, 2016 800

THE SPECIAL, WEIRD MISERY OF BEING A SHOPPER IN VENEZUELA


The imported liquor he sells includes Hugo Casanova, a Chilean sauvignon blanc that costs 21,000 Bolivares 23, which is twice the monthly minimum wage in Venezuela... READ MORE

11th December, 2015 779

CORRUPTION, FALLING OIL PRICES AND TALK OF A COUP


If the day comes when they too abandon President Maduro and turn against him, all bets will be off on what could happen to Venezuela... READ MORE

21st February, 2015 740

NICOLAS MADURO HOLDS VATICAN-BACKED TALKS IN VENEZUELA


Members of Venezuela's opposition have met the government for talks as President Nicolas Maduro seeks to fend off calls for his removal... READ MORE

31st October, 2016 686

VENEZUELA PRESIDENT DECLARES 60-DAY STATE OF EMERGENCY, BLAMING US FOR INSTABILITY


Nicolas Maduro says 'Washington is activating measures at the request of Venezuela's fascist right'... READ MORE

14th May, 2016 684

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

U.S. INTELLIGENCE OFFICIALS: VENEZUELA COULD BE HEADED FOR COLLAPSE


The intelligence officials outlined three possible change-of-government scenarios... READ MORE

14th May, 2016 626

VENEZUELA LAWMAKER SERRA'S MURDER BLAMED ON FAR RIGHT


Related Stories Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has blamed ultra-right opposition groups in the country and in neighbouring Colombia for the murder of a governing party lawmaker... READ MORE

3rd October, 2014 586

MILLIONS HEED ANTI-MADURO STRIKE IN VENEZUELA


A public transport strike appeared to have halted nearly all bus traffic and thousands of private businesses defied government demands to stay open... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 561

VENEZUELA CUTS POWER TO FOUR HOURS A DAY TO SAVE ENERGY


Venezuela introduces power cuts of four hours a day from next week to deal with a worsening energy crisis... READ MORE

22nd April, 2016 547

AS VENEZUELANS VOTE, WHATS AT STAKE IS THE CONTINUATION OF THE REVOLUTION


CARACAS, Venezuela -- Nine words into her answer about what it's like to live in Venezuela, Omaira Laja was in tears... READ MORE

6th December, 2015 512

VENEZUELA TRIED TO BLOCK A TV SERIES ON CHAVEZ. IT STILL CAUSED A STORM.


But when El Comandante, a new television series based on Chavez's life, premiered in Latin America last week, Venezuela's telecommunications regulator banned it from the airwaves... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 470

AS ECONOMY LAGS HUGO CHVEZS MOVEMENT FADES IN VENEZUELA


BARINAS, Venezuela -- As president, Hugo Chavez lavished millions from this country's oil boom on his home state of Barinas... READ MORE

13th December, 2015 465


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