Latin America

Anti-Maduro crowds hit Venezuela streets for second day

New wave of protests seeks to pressure president to resign, but government dismisses rallies as lawless unrest.


Why some Venezuelans have turned to bitcoin mining

In crisis-ridden Venezuela, mining this digital currency is providing a lifeline but comes with the risk of arrest.


Deadly violence at Venezuela's 'mother of all marches'

Opposition protesters flood capital Caracas and other cities as President Maduro urges supporters to also rally.

Latin America

Profile: Henrique Capriles

Henrique Capriles has rejected a ruling that prevents him from challenging President Nicolas Maduro in 2018 polls.

Latin America

Fears of violence at rival rallies in Venezuela

Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela's president, has again accused the US and the opposition of plotting a coup. And he has responded by increasing the number of pro-government armed civilians to half a million.

Latin America

Venezuelan army vows loyalty to embattled president

President Nicolas Maduro praises military's 'revolutionary commitment' as opponents schedule 'mother of all protests'.

Counting the Cost

How close is Venezuela to the brink of total collapse?

An ongoing economic crisis in Venezuela has largely affected the population's access to food and medicine.

Latin America

Protesters clash with police in Venezuela

Amid shortages of food and medicine, thousands take to Caracas streets as campaign to topple the president turns deadly.

Inside Story

Is it the end of socialism in Venezuela?

Venezuela's embattled president refuses to step down as protests against his leadership continue to grow.

Latin America

Venezuela protesters mount pressure on President Maduro

Demonstrators in Venezuela have fought with security officers during protests calling for President Nicolas Maduro to step down.

Latin America

Massive anti-Maduro protests continue in Venezuela

Police used tear gas against demonstrators as anti-government protests continue in Caracas.


Venezuela opposition leader banned from office

Henrique Capriles rejects ruling that would prevent him from challenging President Nicolas Maduro in 2018 polls.


Protester shot dead as Venezuela marches continue

Venezuela has seen near-daily demonstrations since the Supreme Court issued a ruling nullifying Congress last week.

Latin America

Venezuela: Protesters clash with security forces

Violence erupts as tens of thousands of demonstrators shut down much of Venezuela's capital for a third day.

Latin America

Venezuela police clash with anti-Maduro protesters

Youths build barricades, burn rubbish and hurl rocks at soldiers and police who respond with tear gas and water cannon.