In an effort to curb soaring inflation in Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro shaved five zeros off the value of the bolivar. Is it enough? We asked several analysts to explain.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro thwarted an alleged assassination attempt on Saturday from two drones carrying plastic explosives while he was giving a speech to the country’s national guard. But even before the apparent attack and crackdown, the country was mired…
By Catherine Lucey and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
Days after Joshua Holt traveled married a woman in Venezuela, he was arrested and accused of being a U.S. agent trying to destabilize the country.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Vice President Mike Pence asserted that the election had been "neither free nor fair," and that its result -- a victory by President Nicolas Maduro -- was illegitimate.
By Scott Smith, Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is expected to win a second six-year term in Sunday's election, despite a deepening crisis.
By Larisa Epatko
Critics say the snap election, moved up from December, is faulty because of the government’s firm grip on all branches, including the Electoral Council.
By Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press
The Venezuelan government has refused aid and denies there is a humanitarian crisis.
By PBS NewsHour
Five thousand Venezuelans flee the economic collapse at home every day and resettle across Latin America, a region with a tradition of open borders. But now, countries are facing a backlash. This month, the governor of Roraima in northern Brazil…
By Associated Press
In the executive order, Trump said the cryptocurrency, known as the "petro," was an "attempt to circumvent U.S. sanctions" imposed for democratic backsliding.
After President Trump spoke about the dire situation in Venezuela at the UN General Assembly, how would that President Nicolás Maduro respond to Trump? Maduro told special correspondent Ryan Chilcote in a rare interview in Moscow on Wednesday that “the…
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