Venezuela

Maduro on track for second term as opposition boycotts vote

Turnout in Venezuela election reported to be low after main opposition coalition called for abstention, alleging vote was rigged.

Latin America

Vote under way in Venezuela election amid opposition boycott

In midst of continuing economic crisis, Venezuelans have to decide whether they will vote in polls boycotted by opposition.

Latin America

Venezuela election: Students leaving country in droves

Venezuela’s national brain drain has seen students and professors leaving the country in unprecedented numbers.

Counting the Cost

Venezuela's oil meltdown

We examine why Venezuela's oil-based economy is falling apart despite the fact that global oil prices have recovered.

Latin America

Venezuela elections: Maduro bans rivals

Venezuelans will head to the polls against a backdrop of a worsening economic, social and healthcare situation.

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.