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Timeline: Venezuela’s Chavez Era

by CFR Multimedia Team - Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez took office in 1999 on a populist platform. But three terms into his "socialist revolution," critics say the country increasingly resembles an authoritarian state. This timelime...

LatAm ex-presidents: “There was a clear, convincing victory”

The six former Latin American presidents invited by the opposition coalition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) expect that the final count of the votes of the parliament election held on Sunday, December 6, in Venezuela,...

Venezuelan dissent scores 112 seats at the National Assembly

The Venezuelan National Electoral Council (CNE) handed over on Monday night to the political parties who took part in the legislative election of Sunday, December 6 the final results of the polls. The CNE posted...

CNE announces vote results: opposition wins 99 seats; gov’t wins 46 seats

TODAY VENEZUELA- President of the National Electoral Council (CNE) Tibisay Lucena informed on Monday early morning that the parliament vote held on Sunday, December 6, was held in calm and peace. She praised the behavior...

Top electoral body nullifies credentials of some international observers

TODAY VENEZUELA - President of the National Electoral Council (CNE) Tibisay Lucena reported on Sunday afternoon that the credentials given to a number of international observers earlier on Sunday have been revoked. "A few minutes...

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Venezuelans View Russia as an ‘Elder Cousin Ready to Lend a Helping Hand’

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has come to Moscow for talks with President Putin. Venezuelan political analyst Basem Tajeldine and journalist Jordán Rodríguez told Sputnik...

US Will Never Break Venezuela’s ‘Freedom-Loving Spirit’: Maduro

US President Donald Trump in August imposed new sanctions on Venezuela against the backdrop of protests in the country. He expressed hope that the...

Venezuela First Country to Lose All Glaciers

In spite of an overwhelming body of evidence there are some who still debate whether global warming as a result of human-induced climate change...

To Survive in Venezuela, Multinationals Slash Operations and Payrolls to Bare Minimum

Multinational companies in Venezuela are starting to look like the living dead versions of what they once were, as the country continues to flounder...

Maduro Regime Arrests Three Journalists Reporting from Venezuelan Prison

Venezuela’s National Press Workers Union (SNTP) alerted on late Friday, October 7, that three journalists who were reporting from a prison in Tocorón, northern...

Venezuela Explores Alliances with U.S. Companies for More Crude Oil

(Prensa Latina) The State-run oil firm Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) has explored new alliances with U.S. companies to assess the progress in the recovery...

Venezuela Sees Iran, Syria To The Rescue

Facing potentially debilitating oil sanctions from the Trump administration, the Caracas government is searching desperately for new ways to get its most valuable commodity...