Venezuela

UN Human Rights Council agrees to send fact-finding mission to Venezuela to investigate alleged rights violations. The United Nations Human Rights Council agreed on Friday to set up an international...

BOGOTA (Reuters) – A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia’s president said on Thursday, threatening...

CARACAS – Venezuela’s defense ministry on Sunday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged...

OSAKA (Reuters) – The BRICS bloc, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, has discussed how it might help to broker a resolution to the political crisis in Venezuela, Russian Deputy...

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian air force plane that landed in Venezuela is there to service Russian military equipment already in the country, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov...

Thousands of people enter Colombia to buy food and medicine after President Nicolas Maduro orders reopening of border. Thousands of people have crossed into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s...

OTTAWA (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday said the U.S. government and Canada should work together to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable and to expose the influence...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said in a television interview on Wednesday that street protests will continue after talks with President Nicolas Maduro’s government...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro proposes early elections for the National Assembly, which is headed by Juan Guaido. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday proposed early elections for the...

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s pro-government Constituent Assembly on Tuesday stripped seven opposition legislators of parliamentary immunity after they joined rallies on April 30 amid a...

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s National Assembly, led by opposition leader Juan Guaido, on Tuesday authorized an interest payment on an overdue bond, in an apparent bid to keep the country’s...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is lifting economic sanctions on a former Venezuelan general who turned against President Nicolas Maduro in an action it hopes will lead other Maduro military...

(Reuters) – As tensions with Venezuela mount, the United States is planning to announce on Tuesday the deployment of a military hospital ship to the region, U.S. officials say, in the latest sign...

Juan Guaido, the man challenging Nicolas Maduro, once expressed horror over the 1992 coup in Venezuela, yet ironically, he just launched his own military uprising. Until recently, Venezuela’s opposition...

CNN was yanked off the air Tuesday in Venezuela — about a minute after it aired footage of government tanks plowing into a crowd of protesters, the news agency said. “DirecTV, Net Uno, Intercable,...

CARACAS (Reuters) – The first shipment of humanitarian aid from the Red Cross intended to alleviate a dire economic crisis in Venezuela arrived in the once-prosperous, oil-rich country on Tuesday,...