OAS critical, opposition angry after Venezuelan vote blocked

The head of the Organization for American States (OAS) has thrown his support behind angry opposition members in Venezuela by strongly condemning a block on a citizen vote in the inflation-riddled...

Venezuelans demand Maduro recall vote in mass demonstration

Tens of thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of Caracas on Thursday to demand a vote on recalling Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuelan court confirms sentence of jailed opposition leader

A court in Caracas Friday confirmed a more than 13-year prison sentence against Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, rejecting an appeal by his lawyers.

Venezuela recall vote pushed past opposition deadline

A vote to recall President Nicolas Maduro looked likely to miss a key opposition deadline, after the Venezuelan electoral authority said Tuesday that the next phase of the process to call the vote...

Venezuela seizes US-owned consumer products factory

Venezuela on Monday took over a factory abandoned last week by the US consumer products company Kimberly-Clark and will restart production of its product line, which includes facial tissue, toilet...

Caracas "ghost" airport: airlines cancel Venezuela flights

After 45 years, Lufthansa is stopping flights to Venezuela where the country's economic woes have reached the airport and its business.

Venezuela opposition warns of unrest if court blocks recall vote

Venezuela's political opposition warned Tuesday that if the government thwarts the will of the people and uses the Supreme Court to block a referendum to recall President Nicolas Maduro, the...

Venezuelan parliament rejects decree granting Maduro special powers

The Venezuelan parliament on Tuesday rejected a decree granting special powers to socialist President Nicolas Maduro and the military, as the country's political and economic crisis deepens.