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World Mar 11Desperation spreads in Venezuela after days without power
In Venezuela, years of hardship for millions of people got abruptly worse after the power grid collapsed, intensifying the country's long-running misery.
World Feb 08Volunteers prepare U.S. aid for Venezuela amid political turmoil
The emergency supplies have become the focus of Venezuela's political struggle between President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido.
World Feb 06Venezuela military blocks bridge in attempt to impede U.S.-backed aid
The squabble is now the latest front in the battle between opposition leader Juan and President Nicolas Maduro, who is vowing not to let the supplies enter the country. Maduro argues Venezuela isn't a nation of "beggars" and has long…
World Jan 26Venezuelan showdown moves to UN as dueling presidents dig in
The United States urged all nations Saturday to support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido while Russia accused the Trump administration of attempting “to engineer a coup d’etat” against President Nicolas Maduro — a reflection of the world’s deep divisions over…
World Jan 25U.S. diplomats leave embassy in Venezuela amid political turmoil
A defiant Maduro called home all Venezuelan diplomats from the U.S. and closed its embassy in Washington on Thursday, a day after ordering all U.S. diplomats out of the country by the weekend.
World Jan 10Nicolas Maduro sworn in to 2nd term amid Venezuela’s economic crisis
President Nicolas Maduro's popularity has plunged amid scarcities, hyperinflation and rising authoritarianism that have sparked a mass emigration from Venezuela.
World Aug 22Little damage reported from strong quake in Venezuela
The magnitude 7.3 quake Tuesday was the largest to strike Venezuela since 1900.
World Aug 08Venezuela Supreme Court orders arrest of opposition leaders
The moves threaten to deepen the country's political crisis as opposition lawmakers accuse the government's ruling part of using the alleged attack to clamp down on the opposition.
World May 20Maduro favored as Venezuelans vote amid crisis
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is expected to win a second six-year term in Sunday's election, despite a deepening crisis.