Latin America

One killed as Venezuelan troops fire on protesters

Shooting outside La Carlota airbase in Caracas brings death toll from near-daily unrest to at least 76 since April.

One killed as Venezuelan troops fire on protesters

Latin America

Venezuela crisis: Opposition calls for civil disobedience

Venezuela's opposition has called for widespread civil disobedience in a new push to remove President Nicolas Maduro's government from power.

Latin America

Venezuela crisis: Regional summit fails to agree on resolution

Members of Venezuela's opposition have protested at the summit of the Organisation of American States in Mexico, saying that not enough members were ready to call for action against the Venezuelan government over the country’s economic crisis.

Politics

Venezuela's chief prosecutor Ortega to stand trial

Country's top court approves lawsuit request against government critic while Maduro sacks top military officials.

Venezuela: Attorney General Luisa Ortega to face trial

Weather

Tropical Storm Bret threatens heavy rain in Venezuela

A rare southerly storm is making its way across Trinidad and Tobago and onto South America.

Tropical Storm Bret threatens heavy rain in Venezuela

UpFront

Don't blame socialism for Venezuela's woes

We explain why blaming only socialism for Venezuela's political and economic crisis doesn't make sense.

Latin America

Venezuela: Thousands cross into Colombia for food and medicine

Hundreds of people are crossing the border from Venezuela into Colombia every day to buy food and medicine. The increased demand is placing a strain on health services in Colombia and crime has also gone up.

Latin America

Peru's president warns of refugee crisis in Venezuela

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski says Venezuela unrest could lead to 'bloodbath' as violence continues on the streets.

Peru's president warns of refugee crisis in Venezuela

Latin America

Venezuelan gifted new violin after viral video struck a chord

A Venezuelan violinist who was filmed crying last month after government forces destroyed his instrument is back making music.

Latin America

Venezuelans protest over food shortages and inflation

More anti-government protests in Venezuela have been broken up by security forces on Saturday. Opposition politicians called for a march to protest against food shortages in the crisis-stricken country.

Latin America

Venezuela crisis : Senior citizens hit the worst

As the political and economic situation becomes increasingly volatile in Venezuela, senior citizens are suffering the most, Nine out of 10 Venezuelans aren't earning enough to cover their basic needs, and 63 percent do not have health insurance.

Latin America

Venezuela's Maduro vows constituent assembly referendum

President's pledge follows criticism from within government that move to create constituent assembly was not democratic.

Nicolas Maduro vows constituent assembly referendum

Venezuela

Venezuela: Why I oppose the government

'What scares me most is having to live like this the rest of my life ... with a government that wants you gone.'

Venezuela

Venezuela: Why I support the government

"We are in the middle of a class war ... We need to fight. The protests are blackmail by those on the right."

Latin America

Venezuela: Tens of thousands protest amid OAS talks on crisis

Security forces in Venezuela used water cannons and tear gas to disperse tens of thousands of opposition protesters heading towards the foreign ministry, as the Organization of American States held another meeting on the crisis.