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S&P cuts Venezuela credit rating to B-minus
Standard & Poor's lowers rating one step, citing "radicalisation" of economic policy.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2013 23:38 GMT
Maduro survives Venezuela electoral test
Ruling Socialists win majority of votes in local polls but opposition captures control of five most populous cities.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2013 10:45 GMT
Venezuela's Maduro faces first political test
President hopes people will stay loyal to Chavez revolution as they vote for 337 mayors and 2,500 council positions.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2013 11:21 GMT
Maduro blames Venezuela blackout on opponents
Residents pour onto streets as blackout hits nation in what President says was an act against his socialist government.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2013 05:18 GMT
Venezuela leader pushes for more powers
Nicolas Maduro wins first of two parliament ballots required for use of special presidential powers to fight corruption.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2013 10:39 GMT
Venezuela troops seize shops over high prices
President orders electronics chain to cut prices and slams "bourgeois parasites" he says are exploiting Venezuelans.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2013 07:24 GMT
Venezuelan mayor arrested for corruption
Valencia mayor Edgardo Parra, a member of the ruling Socialist Party, was picked up at his home late on Saturday.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2013 21:25 GMT
Venezuelan president seeks 'decree' powers
Maduro follows in Hugo Chavez's footsteps by asking parliament for over-arching powers to enforce economic policy.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2013 04:37 GMT
Brazil and Obama's 'Big Brother syndrome'
US surveillance and arrogance are damaging relations with South America's biggest country.
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Last updated: 07 Oct 2013 15:19 GMT
US expels Venezuelan diplomats in retaliation
The tit-for-tat action follows Venezuela’s expulsion of three US diplomats over sabotage allegation.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 05:44 GMT
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