CARACAS, Feb 21 Venezuelan opposition leader
Juan Guaido left Caracas with some 80 lawmakers on Thursday on a
800-km (500-mile) trip to the Colombian border where they hope
to receive food and medicine to alleviate shortages in defiance
of President Nicolas Maduro.
VATICAN CITY/CARACAS Envoys for Venezuela's self-declared caretaker leader Juan Guaido met Vatican officials and lobbied the Italian government for support on Monday in their quest to keep international pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro.
CARACAS A bank in Portugal has blocked Venezuela's attempt to transfer $1.2 billion to Uruguay, a lawmaker said on Tuesday as the opposition to President Nicolas Maduro warned of the theft of public funds, while the United States sent food and medical aid to the Venezuelan-Colombian border.
* Maduro thanks Russia for support, suggests talks
(Adds Maduro interview)
CARACAS, Jan 30 The struggle for control of
Venezuela intensified on Wednesday, as the government prepared
an investigation that could lead to the arrest of opposition
leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido, who has
called for new street protests.
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro oversaw a display of the army's Russian hardware on Sunday, with anti-aircraft flak and tank rounds pounding a hillside to show military force and loyalty in the face of an international ultimatum for new elections. | Video
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro kicked off his new term with a state-of-the-nation speech on Monday but offered little in the way of fresh proposals to help the increasingly isolated country escape hyperinflationary collapse or a further downward spiral in 2019.
CARACAS The leader of Venezuela's opposition-led congress said on Friday he was prepared to assume the country's presidency on an interim basis and call elections, just one day after leftist President Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for a disputed second term.
CARACAS, Jan 10 Venezuelan President Nicolas
Maduro begins a second term in office on Thursday in defiance of
international criticism that his reelection last year was
illegitimate, further isolating the South American country where
an economic crisis is fueling a humanitarian emergency.
CARACAS Venezuela's El Nacional newspaper, which has been heavily critical of the ruling Socialist Party, on Friday published its last print edition after struggling for years under government pressure and a collapsing economy.