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National Assembly deputy 'kidnapped' by Maduro regime, says Venezuela's opposition leader
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National Assembly deputy 'kidnapped' by Maduro regime, says Venezuela's opposition leader

May 9th 2019, 7:57 AM 6,538 Views 21 Comments

In January, leader of the opposition Juan Guaido declared himself to be the country’s president.

'Venezuela was beautiful once... It wasn’t until the very end that we realised we were losing everything'
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'Venezuela was beautiful once... It wasn’t until the very end that we realised we were losing everything'

May 6th 2019, 10:00 PM 37,557 Views 39 Comments

Amanda Coakley interviews Venezuelans in Cali, Colombia

Talks with Putin over Venezuela crisis were 'very positive' says Trump
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Talks with Putin over Venezuela crisis were 'very positive' says Trump

May 4th 2019, 8:55 AM 7,667 Views 25 Comments

The US has imposed tough sanctions against Venezuela.

Woman killed in Venezuela riots as Guaido urges sweeping public sector strikes
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Woman killed in Venezuela riots as Guaido urges sweeping public sector strikes

May 2nd 2019, 7:39 AM 7,037 Views 31 Comments

The opposition leader is continuing his calls for public protests on the streets of Venezuela.

Venezuela: Violent clashes on the streets as Maduro hangs on despite 'coup'
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Venezuela: Violent clashes on the streets as Maduro hangs on despite 'coup'

Updated Apr 30th 2019, 10:56 PM 22,790 Views 129 Comments

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido claims to have military backing to oust Maduro.

Crowds gather as Juan Guaidó returns to Venezuela
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Crowds gather as Juan Guaidó returns to Venezuela

Mar 4th 2019, 9:22 PM 9,891 Views 60 Comments

Tensions in the South American country have grown since 23 January when Guaidó declared himself president.

US denies involvement in 'assassination attempt' on Venezuelan president Maduro
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US denies involvement in 'assassination attempt' on Venezuelan president Maduro

Updated Aug 5th 2018, 7:38 PM 19,847 Views 67 Comments

The Venezuelan government has said seven soldiers were wounded in the incident.

17 dead after tear gas explodes in Caracas club, causing a stampede
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17 dead after tear gas explodes in Caracas club, causing a stampede

Jun 16th 2018, 5:57 PM 12,056 Views 2 Comments

A brawl prompted someone to throw a tear gas canister, sending hundreds rushing for the exits.

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election
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US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election

Aug 1st 2017, 7:24 AM 10,525 Views 25 Comments

At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.

'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president
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'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president

Jul 17th 2017, 8:40 AM 9,278 Views 72 Comments

Nicolas Maduro told the opposition to “not go crazy” with the results of its vote.

Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says
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Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says

Jun 28th 2017, 6:10 PM 20,448 Views 65 Comments

President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country’s entire armed forces to respond.

At least three killed as huge anti-government protests become violent in Venezuela
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At least three killed as huge anti-government protests become violent in Venezuela

Apr 20th 2017, 9:40 AM 9,535 Views 46 Comments

One young woman was shot in the head.

National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins
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National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins

Mar 11th 2017, 7:30 AM 12,101 Views 61 Comments

Inflation and food shortages have been getting worse and worse in the country.

Hundreds of thousands march against government in Venezuela
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Hundreds of thousands march against government in Venezuela

Sep 2nd 2016, 7:49 AM 10,652 Views 135 Comments

Demonstrators dressed in white marched in the east of the capital, yelling “Venezuela is hungry” and “This government is going to fall”.

Venezuelan civil servants are getting a five-day weekend because they don't have enough electricity
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Venezuelan civil servants are getting a five-day weekend because they don't have enough electricity

Apr 15th 2016, 7:12 PM 14,302 Views 59 Comments

They’re also moving time-zones.

What's it like to live in the world's most violent city?
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What's it like to live in the world's most violent city?

Feb 7th 2016, 5:30 PM 42,018 Views 32 Comments

Criminal activity is widespread in Venezuela’s capital city, causing insecurity among both rich and poor.

Students hit with water cannons and tear gas in Venezuela protests
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Students hit with water cannons and tear gas in Venezuela protests

Mar 1st 2014, 9:35 AM 4,121 Views 49 Comments

Foreign journalists were among 41 arrested as clashes intensified in the capital Caracas.

Venezuela's youth are abandoning their homeland, Ireland is their destination
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Venezuela's youth are abandoning their homeland, Ireland is their destination

Feb 1st 2014, 10:00 AM 23,832 Views 137 Comments

Sometimes the lines outside the Irish consulate in Caracas are 200 people deep, forcing a rotating cadre of self-appointed leaders to maintain a 24-hour vigil to stop queue jumpers.

Two countries offer Snowden asylum, but he has no passport to leave Moscow
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Two countries offer Snowden asylum, but he has no passport to leave Moscow

Jul 6th 2013, 10:08 AM 11,614 Views 59 Comments

Snowden has been scrambling to evade espionage charges after disclosing a vast US surveillance program to collect phone and internet data.

After Chavez's death, Venezuela faces period of uncertainty
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After Chavez's death, Venezuela faces period of uncertainty

Mar 6th 2013, 1:07 PM 4,399 Views 90 Comments

Expectations are that the government will hold elections within the next month as Venezuela faces uncertainty following the death of the leftist leader.

Expelled US official en route from Venezuela: Pentagon
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Expelled US official en route from Venezuela: Pentagon

Mar 5th 2013, 8:34 PM 5,640 Views 24 Comments

At least one US military official has been expelled from Venezuela amid accusations of a conspiracy, the Pentagon has confirmed.

At least 50 dead in Venezuela prison riot
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At least 50 dead in Venezuela prison riot

Jan 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,976 Views 0 Comments

The government said the riot was set off after inmates at the Uribana prison rebelled against prison authorities who had launched a sweep of the facility in search of illicit weapons.

Venezuela cancels New Year's Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse
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Venezuela cancels New Year's Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse

Dec 31st 2012, 4:09 PM 6,291 Views 41 Comments

The Venezuelan president has developed new complications from an infection after undergoing his latest round of cancer-related surgery.

Chavez returns from Cuba after cancer treatment
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Chavez returns from Cuba after cancer treatment

Dec 7th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,424 Views 23 Comments

The Venezuelan president said he was very happy to be back but did not elaborate on his health.

Six more years: Chavez wins fourth term as Venezuela's president
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Six more years: Chavez wins fourth term as Venezuela's president

Oct 8th 2012, 7:59 AM 4,134 Views 57 Comments

Facing his sternest test yet, the socialist leader saw off the challenge of Henrique Capriles in yesterday’s election and could now complete 20 years in office.

Irishman dies in Venezuela
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Irishman dies in Venezuela

Mar 23rd 2012, 9:31 AM 3,638 Views 17 Comments

The death occurred after a suspected drug-smuggling attempt went wrong.

WATCH: Jesús Meza's ridiculous solo goal sends fans wild
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WATCH: Jesús Meza's ridiculous solo goal sends fans wild

Mar 20th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,292 Views 1 Comment

The Venezualan’s wonder strike came in a recent encounter between Caracas and Aragua.

Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba for 'urgent' cancer treatment
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Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba for 'urgent' cancer treatment

Feb 27th 2012, 2:09 PM 2,306 Views 23 Comments

The Venezuelan leader says he will still run in October’s presidential election despite the recurrence of his illness.

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world
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Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world

Dec 8th 2011, 3:29 PM 10,111 Views 25 Comments

Dublin isn’t even in the top 50…

Major league catcher kidnapped in Venezuela
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Major league catcher kidnapped in Venezuela

Nov 10th 2011, 11:01 AM 109 Views 0 Comments

Wilson Ramos, a 24-year-old who just finished his rookie season with the Washington Nationals, was taken away in an SUV by four armed men.

Shhh! Mimes tackle traffic chaos in Venezuela (Gallery)
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Shhh! Mimes tackle traffic chaos in Venezuela (Gallery)

Oct 8th 2011, 6:53 PM 981 Views 3 Comments

Venezuela’s capital is choked with traffic – so they came up with a silent solution…

Chavez tells supporters "his return has begun"
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Chavez tells supporters "his return has begun"

Jul 5th 2011, 11:02 AM 220 Views 2 Comments

The Venezuelan president appeared in public in his home country for the first time since his cancer battle was announced.