There’s no guarantee that true change is imminent. Maduro has proven his staying power again and again, mainly because Venezuela’s military has yet to decide that keeping him is costlier and more risky than packing him off into exile. read more
A man carries his suitcase through a field as he tries to cross the border between Venezuela and Brazil in Pacaraima, Roraima state, Brazil. Venezuelans frustrated over their nation’s crippling food and medical shortages are expected to join opposition leaders Saturday in a potentially risky push to deliver international aid that Nicolas Maduro has refused to accept into the country.
Paid with the country’s near-worthless bank notes, so-called artisan miners in turn supply the government with hard currency to purchase badly needed imports of food and hygiene products. Venezuela sells most of its gold to Turkish refineries, then uses... read more
In an interview with Russia’s RIA agency, Maduro rejected calls for an early election, said an order to arrest his rival Juan Guaido had not yet been given, and promised Caracas would honour debts to Russia and China. read more
The Boeing 777, with space for some 400 passengers and belonging to Russia’s Nordwind Airlines, was parked by a private corner of the airport after flying direct from Moscow, according to flight tracking data and Reuters photos. read more
Demonstrators clash with Venezuelan National Guards during a protest close to one of their outposts in Caracas, Venezuela on January 21, 2019. A group of soldiers took control of a command post north of Caracas in the early hours of the day. They published a video on social media saying they “completely repudiate” Maduro’s regime and calling on people to take to the streets in their support.
The United States and major South American nations recognised Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim leader on Wednesday while the EU called for free elections to restore democracy, leaving President Nicolas Maduro increasingly isolated.read more
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro cut off diplomatic ties with Washington, as his riot police clashed with opposition supporters in Caracas. “Get Out! Leave Venezuela. Here we have dignity, damn it,” Maduro said, giving US diplomats 72 hours to de... read more
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Venezuela\'s President Nicolas Maduro signed a series of agreements in areas that include mining, commercial and formalizing cooperation between the two countries state-run oil companies. read more
State television images showed President Maduro looking up disconcertedly in the middle of a speech when a bang was heard, then uniformed members of Venezuela’s National Guard lined up in a parade suddenly breaking ranks and scattering. read more