Venezuela

UN rights chief decries Venezuela crackdown, criticises sanctions

Michelle Bachelet renews tough criticism of Maduro's gov't. She also warns US sanctions could hurt Venezuelan citizens.

UN rights chief decries Venezuela crackdown, criticises sanctions

Latin America

Venezuelans growing desperate as crisis hits fishing industry

While political crisis continues people face their daily struggles.

Reporter's Notebook

US sanctions hurting Venezuela's most vulnerable

As the US and its allies slap new sanctions on the country, life for Venezuelans gets worse amid shortage of medicine and food.

US sanctions hurting Venezuela's most vulnerable

Latin America

US sanctions on Venezuela hurt vulnerable ordinary people

In desperate need of treatment, how sanctions are hurting Venezuela's most vulnerable.

Latin America

Venezuela crisis: Businesses reopen after blackout

Venezuela is recovering from a power outage that left most of the country in the dark for several days.

Venezuela

Venezuelan students use risky crossings to get to Colombia school

Border closure forced many children to use armed group-controlled trails to attend classes in the neighbouring country.

Venezuelan students use risky crossings to get to Colombia school

Venezuela

All US diplomats have left Venezuela: Pompeo

US Secretary of State says Washington remains committed to supporting opposition leader Juan Guaido over Nicolas Maduro.

All US diplomats have left Venezuela: Mike Pompeo

Latin America

Venezuela braces for more protests as blackout continues

Opposition leader Juan Guaido calls on Venezuelans to protest against blackout that's left millions without power.

Venezuela braces for more protests as blackout continues

Venezuela

For some Venezuelan migrants, blackout was 'the last straw'

Those fleeing Venezuela say it's nearly impossible to cope with the blackout, now in its fifth day.

For some Venezuelan migrants, blackout was 'the last straw'

Venezuela

Maduro: Blackout due to cyber-attack, infiltrators

Venezuelan president says complete blackout caused by 'an international cyber-attack' with support from within.

Venezuela

Rival rallies held in Caracas as crisis intensifies

Government supporters protest against 'imperialism', as in another part of Caracas the opposition demands 'change'.

Opinion

Can there be a peaceful exit from the Venezuelan crisis?

Maduro would not step down peacefully, having just been elected president. So what are the options?

George Ciccariello-Maher

by George Ciccariello-Maher

George Ciccariello-Maher

Venezuela

Millions left without electricity in Venezuela

Though power supply is restored in some parts, the blame game between President Maduro and opposition leader Guaido continues.

Reporter's Notebook

Venezuela: 'With no electricity, I can't get my chemo'

Blackout endangers hospital patients already struggling to cope with the economic crisis that's led to food and medicine shortages.

Venezuela blackout: 'With the electricity out, I can't get my chemo'

Latin America

US aid for Venezuela arrives in Colombia at Guaido's request

The shipment now moves into the hands of the Colombian government, until it can be safely transported into Venezuela.