Reporter's Notebook

Venezuela in a quagmire

With the main opposition parties boycotting the polls, President Nicolas Maduro poised for re-election despite a low approval rating.

Venezuela in a quagmire

Latin America

Transplant patients in Venezuela in need of life-saving drugs

A lack of immunosuppressant drugs in Venezuela is putting patients with transplanted organs at risk of rejection, even death.

Latin America

Venezuela election: Opposition sceptical about fair polls

Upcoming elections widely seen as unfairly tilted in favour of the ruling party, especially in San Cristobal - a bastion of the opposition.

Humanitarian crises

My life in crisis: Diary of a Venezuelan journalist

How Venezuela's economic crisis has turned basic tasks like food shopping and commuting into feats of endurance.

My life in crisis: Diary of a Venezuelan journalist

Argentina

Battling adversity: The Venezuelans living in Buenos Aires

More than 31,100 Venezuelans now hold Argentine residence as droves flee the country's economic crisis.

Battling adversity: The Venezuelans living in Buenos Aires

Counting the Cost

Iran and the oil market

How Iran's nuclear deal and a host of other factors are forging a new crude reality.

Malaria

WHO: Venezuela malaria cases jump by 69 percent

World Health Organization expresses concern over the rise of the mosquito-borne disease in Venezuela and Latin America.

WHO: Venezuela malaria cases jump by 69 percent

Latin America

Brazil boosts social programmes' funding for Venezuelan influx

Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have fled to Brazil to escape unrest at home.

Latin America

Panama bans Venezuelan airlines for 90 days in tit-for-tat move

Suspension set for three months starting April 25 mirrors similar temporary ban announced by Venezuelan government.

Panama bans Venezuelan airlines for 90 days in tit-for-tat move

Latin America

Funerals held for Venezuela's prison fire victims

President Nicolas Maduro has yet to respond to demands for answers about the deaths from a fire in one of Venezuela's notoriously overcrowded prisons.

Latin America

Relatives seek answers as Venezuela jail fire kills 68

Tragedy strikes after attempted prison break in Valencia, in Carabobo state, leading to deaths by asphyxia and burns.

Witness

Surviving Venezuela: Smuggling Dreams

A father attempts to swap fishing for smuggling in a bid to provide for his family amid economic crisis in Venezuela.

Music

'El Maestro' Jose Antonio Abreu dies

'Thanks to Maestro Jose Antonio Abreu for his beautiful legacy for the boys, girls and young people of Venezuela.'

'El Maestro' Jose Antonio Abreu dies

Venezuela

What is Venezuela's new petro cryptocurrency?

Venezuela launches the pre-sale of a new commodity-backed digital currency. We explain how it will work.

Venezuela

Venezuela's crisis explained from the beginning

A look at the country's ongoing protests against the government of President Maduro and the current political situation.