Latin America

Dozens killed in gun battle at Venezuelan prison

Fighting erupted between inmates and security forces in the prison in the city of Puerto Ayacucho, in Amazonas state.

Dozens killed in gun battle at Venezuelan prison

Malaria

Crisis-ridden Venezuela faces a malaria challenge

Experts calculate that malaria cases could triple this year as the country suffers from a shortage of medication.

Malaria infections spreading in crisis-ridden Venezuela

Latin America

Venezuela: Call for military drills after Trump threat

President Maduro urges army and civilians to prepare for 'imperialist' invasion after Trump spoke of 'military option'.

Latin America

Latin America rejects US military threat in Venezuela

Peru, Colombia and Mexico condemn President Donald Trump's comments of using 'military option' against Caracas.

Latin America rejects US military threat in Venezuela

Politics

'Craziness': Venezuela responds to Trump's threat

Washington has already branded Nicolas Maduro a 'dictator' and Trump lists 'military option' as one of many.

Latin America

Venezuelan violinist detained over anti-Maduro protests

Violinist Wuilly Artiaga is facing years in prison after he was arrested and charged with instigating violence.

Latin America

Maduro to Trump: 'Here is my hand'

Venezuelan leader expresses willingness to hold talks with the US president on the heels of a new wave of sanctions.

Venezuela's Maduro urges direct talks with Trump

Latin America

Venezuela sacks fifth opposition mayor in two weeks

The Supreme Court handed down a 15-month jail sentence to David Smolansky as US slaps Caracas with fresh sanctions.

Venezuela sacks fifth opposition mayor in two weeks

Latin America

Venezuela crisis: Many struggling to feed themselves

Venezuela's ongoing political crisis has been the focus of the international community for months, but many Venezuelans continue to suffer from the country's largest economic crisis in recent history.

Opinion

Will Brazil be the next Venezuela?

Or will Venezuela follow Brazil's oligarchic path?

Dawisson Belem Lopes

by Dawisson Belem Lopes

Dawisson Belem Lopes

Latin America

Venezuela's top court orders jailing of opposition mayor

Ramon Muchacho, who governed the opposition bastion of Chacao, has gone into hiding after Venezuela’s Supreme Tribunal sentenced him to 15 months in jail.

Latin America

UN: Venezuela uses 'excessive force to crush dissent'

UN's rights office says Venezuela's security forces are responsible for at least 46 deaths in connection with protests.

UN: Venezuela uses 'excessive force to crush dissent'

Latin America

Venezuela: Tarek Saab appointed as new attorney general

Venezuela's newly elected representatives of the National Constituent Assembly have sworn in Tarek William Saab as the attorney general, following the removal of Luisa Ortega.

Latin America

Venezuela launches manhunt for attackers of army base

The attackers of the base near city of Valencia said they are aiming to start an uprising against President Maduro.

Latin America

Two dead as Venezuela 'crushes military rebellion'

President Maduro says two people killed in attack "paid for" by anti-government forces based in Miami and Colombia.