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Venezuela defends Clorox seizure

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro defends his government's decision to seize a US-owned factory following the departure from Venezuela of Clorox.

Venezuela opposition names new head to fight Maduro

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition parties on Wednesday named a 56-year-old journalist and teacher to head their coalition ahead of 2015 parliamentary elections where they hope to weaken President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government. ...

Venezuela's 'busman' president Maduro to make U.N. debut

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro said he will travel to New York this week for his debut appearance as president at the United Nations General Assembly despite "racist" editorials against him in...

US silent on Venezuela's Security Council bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration declined to say whether it will oppose Venezuela's bid to grab a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council.

Venezuela opposition leader on trial

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez appears in court in Caracas, charged with inciting violence during protests earlier this year.

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New York Prosecutors Implicate Venezuela’s Maduro as Accomplice in Drug-Trafficking

The District Attorney for the Southern District of New York has released a document that reveals that Nicolás Maduro approved the drug trafficking actions...

Venezuela’s Health Crisis: 40 Percent of New Medical Graduates Have Already Left

The crisis in Venezuela is worsening and with it, has come a massive migration of talented professionals who decide to leave their homeland in...

Venezuela’s elections are just a new way for Maduro to cling to power

Nicolás Maduro, president of crisis-stricken Venezuela, will run for reelection in Venezuela in 2018, Vice President Tarick Al Aisammi announced in a Nov. 29...

Venezuela Running Out of Fuel for Air Travel, Leaked Memo Reveals

A newly released memo from Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, PDVSA, reveals the country lacks enough fuel to meet the demands of all aircrafts currently...

Rights Group Accuses Venezuela of ‘Systematic’ Torture of Political Opponents

Human Rights Watch has released a 62-page report, “Crackdown on Dissent: Brutality, Torture, and Political Persecution in Venezuela,” that accuses Caracas of severe human...

Maduro Hands Over Venezuela’s Oil Industry to the Military

The Venezuelan military has taken control of PDVSA, the state-run oil company largely responsible for holding up the last of the country’s economy. This...

Venezuela’s Socialist Regime Bankrupts Nationalized Supermarket Chain

Another major company is on the verge of bankruptcy in Venezuela due to dictator Nicolás Maduro’s mishandling of the economy, which has let an...