Latin America

'Great founder': Venezuela's Maduro praises Mao during China trip

Venezuelan leader makes rare visit to Mao Zedong's mausoleum as he seeks Beijing's help in tackling economic crisis.

'Great founder': Venezuela's Maduro praises Mao during China trip

Latin America

Venezuela's crisis by numbers

Key facts and figures on Venezuela's economic crisis and the millions fleeing the country.

Venezuela's crisis by numbers

Venezuela

Trump officials met Venezuela military 'coup plotters'

New York Times reports says plans for Nicolas Maduro's overthrow fell apart after US officials declined to cooperate.

Trump officials met Venezuela military 'coup plotters'

Venezuela

Venezuela exodus: Neighbours should 'share the burden'

OAS Secretary-General Almagro says countries should grant legal status to Venezuelan migrants.

Venezuela exodus: Neighbours should 'share the burden'

Venezuela

Venezuelan government denies facing migration crisis

Foreign ministry says 'normal' migration patterns are being used as a tool to justify foreign intervention.

Venezuela government denies facing migration crisis

Brazil

Brazil weighs restricting Venezuelan migrants in north

Authorities considering limiting entries to 100-200 Venezuelans a day in norther border state, President Temer says.

Brazil may limit Venezuelans crossing northern border: Temer

Latin America

Venezuela moves to raise petrol price amid crisis

Venezuelans have until the end of the month to register their cars for an unspecified amount of subsidised petrol, before prices go up dramatically for everyone else.

Colombia

Colombia to withdraw from pan-South American UNASUR bloc

Duque says the group of South American states acts as an accomplice to the 'Venezuelan dictatorship'.

Colombia to withdraw from pan-South American UNASUR bloc

Latin America

Venezuela migrant crisis: Peru imposes new entry restrictions

Passports are now required in an effort to stem the flow of Venezuelans fleeing their country's economic crisis.

Venezuela

'At home, we've no chance': Thousands reach Peru before new rules

Peru brings into force new entry restrictions to limit the flow of Venezuelans fleeing their country's economic crisis.

'At home, we've no chance': Thousands reach Peru before new rules

Counting the Cost

Oil-rich Venezuela takes desperate measures to bolster economy

Venezuela, once the richest country in Latin America, is coping with one of the worst economic disasters in the world.

Refugee Crisis

Venezuela migration nears 'Mediterranean crisis point': UN

Almost 1.6 million Venezuelans have fled the country since 2015 due to the economic situation.

Latin America

Venezuelans determined to leave despite border restrictions

Many fleeing the economic situation in Venezuela say they'll leave even as neighbouring countries tighten borders.

Venezuelans determined to leave despite border restrictions

Latin America

Latin American states urged to ease entry for fleeing Venezuelans

UN call comes after Ecuador and Peru announce tighter entry requirements for Venezuelans escaping the economic crisis.

Latin America

Brazil plans to relocate Venezuelan migrants after attacks

Attacks on Venezuelans in poor border state forces government to try to move migrants to other areas.