“You Are not a Legitimate President”: OAS Message to Maduro

Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Honduras, the United States, Canada, Guyana, Saint Lucia, Panama, Costa Rica, Peru, Guatemala, Paraguay, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas, Ecuador, and Haiti are the 19 countries, representing, representing well...

Maduro sworn as president but most of the Americas reject his legitimacy

(MercoPress) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was sworn into a second term on Thursday amid international calls for him to step down, a devastating economic crisis and growing diplomatic isolation. Seventeen Latin American governments, the United...

Maduro: Venezuela Faces Coup Ordered by US, Lima Group Ahead of Inauguration

In a press conference delivered to local and international media, the president of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday that a coup against the country is underway. "A coup is underway, ordered from Washington (capital of...

World Leaders Begin to Arrive for Maduro Inauguration

This Thursday the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, will be sworn in before the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) for a second six-year term. Leaders of several countries of the world have already arrived to...

Opinion: Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro has lost all legitimacy

Venezuela's last genuinely free elections were held in 2015. The opposition won that vote by a landslide, which international observers interpreted as a glimmer of hope for the country and its run-down economy. But,...

Cuba President Miguel Díaz-Canel To Attend Maduro Inauguration

Cuba’s Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez, confirmed on Monday that President Miguel Díaz-Canel will be heading the Cuban delegation to attend the inauguration of Nicolas Maduro and reiterated Cuba's support to Venezuela and "its legitimately...

Former Venezuelan Supreme Court judge flees to US, denounces Nicolas Maduro

Former Venezuelan Supreme Court Justice Christian Zerpa has fled to the United States to protest President Nicolas Maduro's inauguration this week for a controversial second term. The high-ranking defection comes a day after Venezuela's opposition-controlled...

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Ex-US classmates of jailed Venezuelan opposition leader rally for his freedom

A dashing, confident freshman from Venezuela was spinning visions before a group of fellow students at Kenyon College - a small private liberal arts...

Students and faculty man barricades in Venezuela university city

An engineering student armed with a slingshot commands a barricade. A biologist with a PhD organizes residents of a rebellious barrio.

Venezuela's violent crime fuels the death business

CARACAS (Reuters) - Strewn with smashed headstones, empty whisky bottles and the odd spent bullet casing, Caracas' 19th century Southern Cemetery is a sprawling...

High-profile Venezuelan prisoner ends hunger strike

CARACAS (Reuters) - An imprisoned former Caracas police commissioner at the center of stalled political talks between Venezuela's government and opposition ended a hunger...

Venezuela's troubled times: Maduro's first year in power

April 19 – Five days after winning a contested presidential election with 50.61 percent of the vote, Maduro becomes president of Venezuela.

Venezuela cuts dollar allowance for Florida trips

CARACAS, Venezuela- President Nicolas Maduro's government is slashing by more than half the amount of US dollars Venezuelans travelling to Florida can buy and...

Venezuelan bikers protest nighttime riding ban despite high crime

CARACAS (Reuters) - Nearly 2,000 motorcyclists protested in Caracas on Friday, hooting horns and waving Venezuelan flags outside a government office to show displeasure...

Venezuela’s Diosdado Cabello sworn in as head of national legislature

Diosdado Cabello, a prominent Venezuelan politician and close aide to late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, was sworn in as the new president of the...

Trinis in Anti Terrorism Court in Caracas

A major diplomatic row looms between this country and Venezuela as 19 Trinidadian Muslims continue to be detained in Caracas.

Expelled Venezuelan Ambassador Leaves Ecuador With Dozens of Refugees

Venezuela’s expelled ambassador to Ecuador on Friday boarded a plane to Caracas that also carried a group of Venezuelan migrants. "Ambassador Carol Delgado bids farewell...

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Venezuela congress names new leader, calls Nicolas Maduro illegitimate

Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly opened a new legislative session on Saturday, swearing in a new leader who declared Nicolas Maduro's presidency illegitimate. Juan Guaido, 35, assumed the presidency of the National Assembly stripped of power...

The Miss Universe pageant is more diverse than ever

This year, for the first time in the pageant’s 66 year history, a transgender contestant was in the competition. This year was also the first time that Panama sent an indigenous woman to the...

Before-and-After Surgery Photos of Miss Universe Venezuela Tear Social Media Apart

Hardly had the Miss Universe beauty pageant recovered from the debates swirling around its first transgender contestant, than new revelations by a plastic surgeon plunged the competition’s fans into heated discussions about possible restrictions...

Lima Group Refuses to Recognize Maduro’s New Term

The Lima Group (Grupo de Lima in Spanish) of countries seeking an end to the Venezuelan crisis said in a declaration on Friday they do not recognize President Nicolas Maduro’s new term starting next...

Venezuelan Gov’t Takes Over Goodyear Plant After Company’s Withdrawal – Reports

Venezuelan authorities have announced the immediate introduction of government control over the plant of the US-based Goodyear tire manufacturing company, located in the country’s northern Carabobo state, local media reported, citing the Labor Ministry’s...

Venezuela Slams US Reaction to ExxonMobil Ship Incident, Urges Not to Interfere

Caracas has strongly renounced Washington’s response to reports about the interception of an ExxonMobil oil exploration vessel by the Venezuelan authorities, Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. "The government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela...

Caracas Views Pompeo’s Visit to Latin America as Interference Attempt – Ministry

Venezuela views the visit of US State Secretary Mike Pompeo to Latin America as Washington's attempt to exert pressure on the country and interfere in its internal affairs, the Bolivarian Republic's Foreign Ministry said...

Pope Francis calls for harmony in Venezuela

(Vatican City) Pope Francis advocated fraternity "among individuals of all nations and cultures" in his annual Christmas message at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. "My desire for a happy Christmas is a desire for...

Venezuela is on the verge of losing Citgo

"Venezuela is going to lose Citgo. It will be in 2019,” said Venezuelan economist Luis Oliveros, after learning that the South American country violated the terms of a multi-million dollar agreement with Canadian mining...

Maduro Regime Arrests German Journalist on Espionage Charges

German free-lance reporter Billy Six, was arrested by the Venezuelan government, and held on charges that allegedly include espionage. Here is what we know thus far. Six entered the country legally, but was denied the...

Venezuela Coastal State Could Be Hot New Drug Trafficking Route

Venezuelan authorities seized six major drug shipments during the month of November in the eastern state of Anzoátegui, potentially indicating an increase in drug flow through the coastal area due to gangs seeking alternate...

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