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Venezuela wins Guinness record for lightning
Northwestern region awarded title after Guinness Book of World Records recorded 3,600 lightning bolts per hour.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2014 15:57 GMT
Venezuela opposition leader calls off rally
Capriles cancels march by his supporters in Caracas after deadly violence, as Nicolas Maduro declared president-elect.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2013 08:58 GMT
Students clash with police in Venezuela
Confrontation comes as Nicolas Maduro is formally declared presidential poll winner amid opposition calls for recount.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2013 10:03 GMT
Capriles calls on Venezuela voters to protest
Hugo Chavez's handpicked successor to be formally proclaimed election winner despite opposition demand for vote recount.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2013 19:54 GMT
Venezuela's Capriles demands recount of votes
Opposition leader refuses to recognise election victory of Nicolas Maduro in tighter-than-expected presidential poll.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2013 15:29 GMT
Venezuela on edge as vote count continues
Tensions heated in Caracas where presidential poll results are too close to call and neither candidate ready to concede.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2013 03:49 GMT
Counting begins in vital Venezuela vote
Some vote centres to remain open for extended time, as key election to replace late leader Hugo Chavez hits crescendo.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2013 00:46 GMT
Venezuela claims to foil 'election plot'
Vice president announces that security forces arrested Colombians plotting to "disrupt presidential election".
Last updated: 13 Apr 2013 19:11 GMT
Venezuela rejects rumours of Chavez's death
Relatives of president assure his "victory" over cancer to counter speculation that Hugo Chavez passed away.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2013 03:19 GMT
Venezuela shows first photos of ailing Chavez
The pictures are the first of cancer-stricken Hugo Chavez since his operation in Cuba more than two months ago.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2013 22:48 GMT
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