Venezuelan Youth Burned for ‘Being Chavista’ Dies from Injuries

Orlando Jose Figuera suffered burns on 80 percent of his body in a heinous attack the government has...

Half Capacity of the Venezuelan Industry Is Idle

TODAY VENEZUELA - Eduardo Garmendia, the president of the Venezuelan Confederation of Industries (Conindustria), has asked the Venezuelan...

The Legacy of Hugo Chavez

CARACAS April 13, 2005 .- El presidente venezolano Hugo Chávez. EFE/Miraflores TODAY VENEZUELA – Hugo Chavez, the people’s president,...

Venezuela to Donate $5 Million to Harvey Victims in Texas

Houston residents trudge through floodwaters. | Photo: AFP Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has announced that the South American...

Why Venezuelans are protesting

(CNN)Venezuela has been riven by violent protests in recent weeks as opposition leaders face off with President Nicolas...

US denies violation of Venezuelan airspace

The United States on Wednesday denied having flown over Venezuelan airspace during the 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned...

Maduro Regime Suggests Mexico Backed US Stance on Venezuela

Delcy Rodriguez said Washington may have offered Mexico preservation of NAFTA in exchange for lashing out against Venezuela....

Foreign reporters banned from entering Venezuela

Journalists from Colombia, US and France were not admitted by Venezuelan migration and will be deported to Bogota(El...

Why Maduro May Be about to Leave Power in Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA – The Venezuelan dictatorship faces massive citizen protests, which for the first time include far more...

No Rational Solution On Sight For Venezuela Violence

TODAY VENEZUELA – Street protests in Venezuela claimed at least two more fatalities on Wednesday, bringing the total...

Report Sketches Venezuela’s Organized Crime Landscape

TODAY VENEZUELA - A new report offers insights into where organized crime is most concentrated in Venezuela, but...

Venezuelans to Protest Worldwide April 15 Against Nicolas Maduro’s Dictatorship

TODAY VENEZUELA – Venezuelans plan to protest against President Nicolás Maduro’s regime on a global scale this Saturday,...

Brazil Grants Two-Year Tesidence to Venezuelans Fleeing Crisis

Life in Venezuela is mostly waiting in lineTODAY VENEZUELA – Brazil migration authorities have approved a measure that...

Venezuela May Not Be Able To Pay Off Its Billion-Dollar Debt

Venezuela is strapped for cash. And the country is facing deadlines on critical payments that, if missed, would...

Cuban Embassy in Venezuela Reinforces Outer Walls Amid Armed Uprisings

The reason for the increased security is unconfirmed, but social media has been abuzz with speculation that the...

Venezuela under Maduro is reeling

A woman throws a bottle during anti-government protests in Caracas. AP Photo TODAY VENEZUELA – Venezuela sits on the...

Venezuela Rejects US Reports on Terrorism 2015

The document, which was released by the US State of Department, reads that the country maintained a “permissive...

In Venezuela, Police Kill Someone Every 1.5 Hours

TODAY VENEZUELA NEWS –  Insightcrime.org - the National Bolivarian Police used its informal WhatsApp networks to share the...

Venezuela’s Shoot-Down Policy Produces Mixed Results

A 2012 law that allows Venezuela’s air force to shoot down aircraft on suspicious flight paths reflects a...

Venezuela militarizes its supermarkets

TODAY VENEZUELA (InsightCrime.org) President Nicolas Maduro has ordered Venezuela's security forces to maintain order in supermarkets and food...

How Democratic Socialism Paved the Way for Venezuela’s Totalitarian Misery

TODAY VENEZUELA / Contrary to many accounts, socialism did not arrive in Venezuela when the late Hugo Chávez...

Venezuelan Crude Oil Down to US$47.05 Barrel

TODAY VENEZUELA (El Universal) The price of Venezuelan crude oil lost US$2.47 and hit US$47.05 last week, as...

Venezuela Declares April 18 ‘Non-working’ Day

TODAY VENEZUELA - To alleviate the power crisis the country is facing, President Nicolás Maduro on Thursday informed...

Colombia and Venezuela: The Border Dispute Over the Gulf

TODAY COLOMBIA - A long standing border dispute between Colombia and Venezuela over the area known as the...

Venezuelan Activists Request US Sanctions

“We are going to send a memo to the State Department and to the American authorities so that...

Arrest of Venezuelan opposition leaders draws global outcry

A man holds a sign with a portrait of opposition leader Antonio Ledezma in front of a wall...

Nicolas Maduro Warns Trump to Back Down from Venezuela

I do not want to fight with Donald Trump, Venezuela wants respectful relations,” Maduro said, “but if they...

What next for Venezuela? Crisis and isolation

President Nicolas Maduro’s government held a vote Sunday that will replace the opposition-controlled National Assembly with an entirely...

Maduro says Venezuela will hold referendum on constitutional reform

Maduro’s opponents say the socialist president aims to keep himself in power by stacking the planned “constituent assembly”...

Leopoldo López: “I’m Freer than Ever, Fighting for Our Future”

TODAY VENEZUELA - “I don’t regret at all the decision I made. Great causes require great sacrifices,” Venezuelan...

Venezuela: Wave of arrests as government turns against elected opposition

TODAY VENEZUELA - The arrest of four officials from the opposition in Venezuela, the removal from office of...

Canada Imposes Sanctions on Venezuelan Authorities

According to Global Affairs Canada, sanctions impact “members of the (Venezuelan President Nicolás) Maduro regime and those closest...

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