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Venezuelan Defense Minister: Legislators need a lesson on morals

Minister of Defense Vladimir Padrino López rejected on Thursday the actions of the new board of directors of the National Assembly, as it ordered to remove the images of Liberator Simón Bolivar, late president...

Pro-government parliament group requests judicial measures against Congress

  Pro-government deputy for ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) Pedro Carreño, along with all the members of the pro-government parliament group, went to the headquarters of the Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ) to...

Maduro aims to guide Venezuela to a productive model in three years

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said this week he is on the alert for any possible attempts of "destabilization" by the newly installed opposition deputies who now hold the majority at the National Assembly (AN). In...

El Niño phenomenon to cause draught this year in Venezuela

The National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (Inameh) forecast on Thursday that during January this year the country would have few rains and high temperatures as a consequence of El Niño climate phenomenon. Inameh's President...

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Suriname should mediate in Guyana-Venezuela border controversy

PARAMARIBO – Suriname should take on the role of mediator in order to prevent an armed conflict in the region as a result of...

Venezuelan Armed Forces prepare against possible military intervention

Each day, it becomes increasingly common to hear about a military intervention in Venezuela with the aim of deposing the dictatorial regime of Nicolás...

Little-known Evangelical Pastor Launches Venezuela Presidential Bid

(Reuters) - A little-known Venezuelan evangelical pastor on Sunday launched his candidacy for the upcoming presidential election, an illustration of the growing religious influence...

Venezuelan dictator Maduro takes advantage of the same “feminism” that condemns Trump

The two most controversial presidents in the Americas decided to speak out on feminism last weekend. In Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro declared himself a feminist,...

Venezuelan Leader Nicolas Maduro Not Welcome At Summit of Americas

The Mexican Foreign Ministry supports the decision of the Peruvian government not to invite Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro to the Lima-hosted Summit of the...

Venezuela Seeks Oil Equipment Supply Deals With Russian Companies

Caracas seeks to secure deals for supplies of oil equipment with Russian companies Rosneft and Gazprombank, Venezuelan Ambassador to Russia Carlos Rafael Faria Tortosa...

Opposition Wants ‘National Front’ to Protect Venezuelans’ Rights

enezuela’s opposition will present a nationwide front to protect people’s rights, its negotiator Julio Borges said Thursday after talks with the government collapsed. "We are...