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.

Latin America

Venezuela's Maduro rejects allegations of 'power grab'

President Nicolas Maduro vows to resolve controversy over decision by supreme court to strip Congress of its powers.

Nicolas Maduro rejects coup allegations

Politics

Protests erupt in Venezuela after alleged court 'coup'

Venezuelan police in riot gear fire buckshot and swing batons to break up rallies a day after court gutted Congress.

Police crack down on protests after 'power grab'

Latin America

Venezuela seeks UN help in boosting medicine supplies

President Maduro asks for support to 'treat economic and social injuries' as country suffers severe medicine shortages.

Nicolas Maduro seeks UN help to ease medicine shortages

Venezuela

Policeman dies after being shot at Venezuela protests

More than 20 people injured and many detained in nationwide protests calling for the Venezuelan president's ousting.

Venezuela

Venezuela opposition votes to put Maduro on trial

Opposition-led National Assembly votes for criminal trial against president, but Maduro dismisses "illegitimate" move.

Venezuela

Venezuela civil servants face dismissal over referendum

President Nicolas Maduro gives ministries 48 hours to dismiss public workers who signed a petition for his recall.

Venezuela: Civil servants to pay for anti-Maduro vote

Politics

Venezuela's Maduro: 'No referendum until next year'

President says his opponents will have to wait until next year to call a referendum to oust him.

Nicolas Maduro: 'No referendum until next year'

Venezuela

Venezuela approves first step for Maduro recall vote

Electoral Board accepts 1.3 million signatures calling for a referendum on President Maduro's leadership, amid protests.

Venezuela approves first step for Maduro recall vote

Opinion

Venezuela's apocalypse: The media at war

The red menace just never gets old.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Politics

Protests erupt in Venezuela as power crisis deepens

Looting and clashes reported in several cities as queues get longer for food items while power situation looks bleak.

Inside Story

Can Venezuela opposition oust President Nicolas Maduro?

Venezuelan leader says he will not be moved, despite a centre-right opposition intent on pushing him from office.

Reporter's Notebook

Diminishing returns for Venezuelans may swing election

As inflation skyrockets and queues form from early morning for basic goods, even loyalists abandon Chavez heirs.

Diminishing returns for Venezuelans may swing election

Politics

Kerry holds landmark talks with Cuban counterpart

Highest-level meeting between Cold War-era foes since 1958 held as leaders arrive in Panama for Summit of the Americas.

Politics

Venezuela's Maduro to govern by decree

The so-called "anti-imperialist" law gives President Nicolas Maduro power to legislate by decree in face of US threat.