Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro paid tribute to Mao Zedong at the late Chinese leader’s mausoleum on Friday before overseeing energy and gold mining deals as he seeks Beijing’s help to bolster his crisis-hit country’s economy.
Venezuela’s government announced it would hold a massive march Tuesday against US meddling after reports that US officials met secretly with Venezuelan military officers to discuss plans to oust President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela’s highest court on Friday authorized the government to demand the extradition of exiled former state prosecutor Luisa Ortega and former oil chief Rafael Ramirez — both opponents of President Nicolas Maduro.
From hand-held copters that zoom around the living room to high-speed craft offering the sensation of flying over the countryside, drones have won over legions of fans — and are proving a growing challenge for security authorities.
Whether it sparks a social revolution or forces the government to open up the economy, one thing for sure is that Venezuela’s projected one million percent inflation will heap more misery on an already suffering population.
President Nicolas Maduro urged his armed forces Wednesday to be on guard following news reports in the United States that a year ago President Donald Trump raised the possibility of invading Venezuela.
The Lima Group of countries seeking a peaceful solution to the spiralling crisis in Venezuela urged President Nicolas Maduro on Monday to cancel weekend elections that the group has denounced as undemocratic.
Venezuela’s government, which is facing a worsening liquidity crisis, is to release $1 billion into the economy obtained through the sale of the petro, its new cryptocurrency, said President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly on Tuesday approved plans to prosecute President Nicolas Maduro for corruption, in a non-binding yet symbolic vote by a legislature which is effectively powerless.
The United States and more than a dozen Latin American countries on Saturday warned Venezuela its presidential election next month would be seen as illegitimate by the region unless it restored democratic standards.
Despite unpopularity and a deepening economic crisis, Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro seems such a certainty for reelection in April that only an evangelical pastor has found the faith to run against him.
Venezuela’s democratic institutions and human rights situation have undergone “marked deterioration” over the past two years, a regional human rights body warned in a report documenting abuses under President Nicolas Maduro.
The Venezuelan government has sharply condemned the suggestion by US Senator Marco Rubio that “the world would support” an armed coup to remove President Nicolas Maduro, whom the American lawmaker denounced as a “dictator.”
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