Venezuela

Venezuelan leader vows to attend regional summit

Critics accuse Venezuela's leadership of financial mismanagement as the country is gripped by hyperinflation.

Nicolas Maduro vows to attend Summit of Americas

The Big Picture

Venezuela: From riches to rags

What led to the economic collapse of Latin America's richest country?

Venezuela

Colombia and Brazil tighten Venezuela border control

Countries announce stricter measures as they deal with a big influx of migrants from Venezuela.

The Big Picture

The Battle for Venezuela

The Big Picture examines the present-day crisis in Venezuela by exploring the divisions rooted in its past.

The Big Picture

Hugo Chavez and the coup that never happened

How Venezuela's Hugo Chavez survived a coup in 2002.

Business & Economy

Maduro to pitch oil-backed cryptocurrency to OPEC

Nicolas Maduro will propose OPEC countries 'adopt a joint cryptocurrency mechanism' backed by crude oil.

Maduro to pitch oil-backed cryptocurrency petro to OPEC

Opinion

Fighting for justice in Venezuela and beyond

The judicial system in Venezuela, and much of Latin America, is not prepared to handle cases of gender-based violence.

Linda Loaiza Lopez Soto

by Linda Loaiza Lopez Soto

Linda Loaiza Lopez Soto

Venezuela

United States eyes oil sanctions on Venezuela

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US is considering restricting imports of Venezuelan crude oil.

Latin America

Maduro named as Venezuela’s socialist party candidate

The Constituent Assembly in Caracas has called for general elections to be held by the end of April.

Maduro named as Venezuela’s socialist party candidate

Latin America

Venezuela election: Lima group rejects early election

Foreign ministers from Latin America and Canada had gathered in Peru to discuss the crisis in Venezuela, but the announcement of snap elections, from which most opposition has been banned, was a surprise.

Venezuela

Latest: Opposition banned from next year's elections

With pro- and anti-government protesters taking to the streets, here is the latest in the Venezuelan crisis.

Venezuela

Venezuela presidential election ordered by end of April

Nicolas Maduro expected to run again as Constituent Assembly votes unanimously to fast-track elections.

Venezuela presidential election ordered by end of April

Latin America

Venezuela considers offering deep discount in petro

The Venezuelan government is pressing ahead with an attempt to capitalize on the success of cryptocurrencies.

Venezuela considers offering deep discount in petro

Venezuela

Venezuelan helicopter pilot killed in police raid

Interior Minister Nestor Reverol confirmed Oscar Perez was killed together with six of his accomplices.

Venezuela

Venezuela: 'Several dead' in operation to capture Perez

The fate of Oscar Perez, and opposition figure who is a former pilot and action film star, is unknown after a shoot-out during which several people died.