Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro announced 30 days of electricity rationing Sunday, after his government said it was shortening the working day and keeping schools closed due to blackouts.
Against the background of the political crisis in Venezuela, the Jamaica government has decided to close its Embassy there, for now.
Venezuelan military officers blocked a bridge on the border with Colombia ahead of an anticipated humanitarian aid shipment, as opposition leader Juan Guaido stepped up his challenge to President Nicolas Maduro’s authority.
Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves says he has received no indication that the state owned oil and natural gas company, Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) in Venezuela, has suspended fuel shipments to St Vincent and the Grenadines under the PetroCaribe agreement.
International health authorities are reporting outbreaks of diphtheria in Venezuela and Haiti, and that cases of the potentially deadly illness have turned up in Colombia and Brazil as well.
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has said he is “ready to be a candidate” after the country’s Constituent Assembly unanimously voted to hold a presidential election by the end of April.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has announced the creation of a new virtual currency in a bid to ease the country’s economic crisis.
Venezuela’s all-powerful new constituent assembly said Tuesday it will hold treason trials for opposition leaders it said are promoting economic sanctions imposed by the United States.
At least 37 people were killed during clashes between armed inmates and security forces at a small prison in southern Venezuela, the state’s governor said on Wednesday.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro paid tribute to the late leftist icon Fidel Castro during a surprise visit to Cuba, state media reported Wednesday.
Venezuela’s president has ordered the armed forces to hold exercises following US President Donald Trump comments about military intervention.
Pro- government activists stormed into the grounds of Venezuela’s state legislature yesterday and beat lawmakers, leaving at least five hurt and three with blood streaming from their heads, their colleagues said.
Security has been heightened In Venezuela and the country is on high alert after the Supreme Court and other government buildings came under attack late yesterday.
Embattled Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro is making fresh overtures to quash violent anti-government protests that have rocked the country over the last two months.