A test of government tolerance after days of running street battles with rubber bullets and Molotov cocktails.
Politics01 Apr 2017 00:44 GMT
Venezuelan police in riot gear fire buckshot and swing batons to break up rallies a day after court gutted Congress.
Latin America25 Mar 2017 00:20 GMT
President Maduro asks for support to 'treat economic and social injuries' as country suffers severe medicine shortages.
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.
Venezuela24 Aug 2016 04:17 GMT
President Nicolas Maduro gives ministries 48 hours to dismiss public workers who signed a petition for his recall.
Politics12 Jun 2016 15:15 GMT
President says his opponents will have to wait until next year to call a referendum to oust him.
Venezuela08 Jun 2016 06:13 GMT
Electoral Board accepts 1.3 million signatures calling for a referendum on President Maduro's leadership, amid protests.
Opinion01 Jun 2016 08:42 GMT
The red menace just never gets old.
Politics29 Apr 2016 10:05 GMT
Looting and clashes reported in several cities as queues get longer for food items while power situation looks bleak.
Inside Story15 Mar 2016 11:19 GMT
Venezuelan leader says he will not be moved, despite a centre-right opposition intent on pushing him from office.
07 Dec 2015 00:50 GMT
As inflation skyrockets and queues form from early morning for basic goods, even loyalists abandon Chavez heirs.
Politics10 Apr 2015 12:15 GMT
Highest-level meeting between Cold War-era foes since 1958 held as leaders arrive in Panama for Summit of the Americas.
Politics16 Mar 2015 06:35 GMT
The so-called "anti-imperialist" law gives President Nicolas Maduro power to legislate by decree in face of US threat.
Politics15 Mar 2015 02:24 GMT
Nearly 100,000 members of armed forces join 10-day exercise that government says is against looming threat from the US.
Politics11 Mar 2015 03:39 GMT
Socialist leader asks for special decree powers to preserve Latin American nation's "peace, integrity and sovereignty".
by Belen Fernandez
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