Maduro is pressing for the lifting of sanctions imposed by the United States and Europe.
Freddy Guevara’s arrest came as unidentified armed men threatened opposition leader Juan Guaido in his carpark.
A new report finds that the US deployment of aid was aimed in part to unseat Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela in theory would be among the biggest recipients of $650bn in SDR aid the IMF is planning to give to countries.
Three ministers knew about the proposed deal for Citgo to borrow up to $4bn, according to documents seen by Reuters.
Biden administration move would shield Venezuelans already in the US from deportation and allow them to work legally.
Maduro’s government got about $1.21bn from the trade despite crippling US sanctions, an opposition figure alleges.
US secretary of state spoke to Venezuela’s opposition leader, stressing the importance of a return to democracy.
Venezuela must pay $100m to access vaccines via the COVAX program but cannot pay due to sanctions, officials have said.
The shift in legislative power away from the opposition marks a consolidation of power for President Nicolas Maduro.
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US has led international pressure to force Venezuela’s leader from power, backing rival Guaido and imposing sanctions.
Spanish foreign ministry confirms Lopez’s arrival after spending a year at Spanish ambassador’s residence in Venezuela.
Venezuelan officials say the American plotted attacks against the nation’s oil industry and electricity system.