New report says independence of judiciary has eroded, allowing abuses, including torture, to persist.
Government hopes talks will help ease sanctions while opposition wants guarantees of free and fair regional elections.
Maduro is pressing for the lifting of sanctions imposed by the United States and Europe.
Plan to sign a framework agreement to start talks hit a snag when Maduro camp rejected Guaido US envoy, say sources.
Release of nearly $2bn Venezuelan gold held by Bank of England hinges on who London recognises as the country’s leader.
Freddy Guevara’s arrest came as unidentified armed men threatened opposition leader Juan Guaido in his carpark.
Venezuela’s president hopes a US deal will open the floodgates to foreign investment and help create jobs.
The Colombian Foreign Ministry cites COVID for sealing border, where violence has also broken out, until September 1.
Firms holding US dollars as a shield against hyperinflation pay much as 7% to move funds abroad, sources tell Reuters.
State oil firm PDVSA would need $58bn in investment to get back to the levels it was producing in 1998, Reuters reports.
Coronavirus quarantines have boosted the number of children working in Venezuela, child rights activists are warning.
Venezuelan health minister says the nation hopes to produce enough doses of Cuban vaccine to inoculate 4 million people.
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.