Washington accuses El Aissami of masterminding an international network that shipped drugs to Mexico and the US.
Business & Economy
Venezuela03 Dec 2016 11:43 GMT
Trade group revokes Venezuela's membership over its failure to comply with Mercosur's democratic principles.
Venezuela30 Nov 2016 09:23 GMT
How a robbery 13 years ago gave birth to the Alcatraz Project, a scheme that offers gang members work and coaching.
Oil Price30 Nov 2016 08:53 GMT
OPEC members are meeting in Vienna in an attempt to stabilise the global market by cutting oil output.
UpFront05 Nov 2016 09:30 GMT
Economist Ricardo Hausmann and ex-Hugo Chavez adviser Temir Porras debate if socialist policies caused economic turmoil.
Venezuela02 Nov 2016 10:36 GMT
National Assembly head says decision not "capitulation" but proof of desire to end crisis via talks set for November 11.
Venezuela01 Nov 2016 09:18 GMT
New meeting next month on agenda following Vatican-mediated conference, with opposition reconsidering planned protests.
Venezuela31 Oct 2016 09:26 GMT
As president and a section of the opposition begin dialogue, the Democratic Unity opposition alliance boycotts it.
Venezuela27 Oct 2016 07:35 GMT
More than 20 people injured and many detained in nationwide protests calling for the Venezuelan president's ousting.
Venezuela25 Oct 2016 20:11 GMT
Opposition-led National Assembly votes for criminal trial against president, but Maduro dismisses "illegitimate" move.
Venezuela25 Oct 2016 09:29 GMT
Factions reject participation after coalition head indicates readiness to hold dialogue following Vatican intervention.
Venezuela24 Oct 2016 04:14 GMT
Opposition-controlled parliament says government breached constitution by blocking referendum to oust president.
Venezuela21 Oct 2016 08:07 GMT
A recall vote against Maduro has been suspended, as opposition leaders say they are barred from leaving the country.
Humanitarian crises16 Oct 2016 08:35 GMT
Puerto Santander, unregulated border town on the Venezuela-Colombia border where people get what they need and get out.
Latin America10 Oct 2016 11:19 GMT
Inflation and food shortages leave Venezuelans trapped in food queues or at the mercy of food smugglers.
The Listening Post28 Sep 2016 12:28 GMT
As protests pick up in fervor on the streets of Caracas, as do President Nicol?s Maduro's media silencing methods.
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