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  • Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro was re-elected for a second six-year term on Sunday.

    Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro was re-elected for another term on Sunday even as opposition leaders boycotted the polls and dismissed the results claiming widespread irregularities in the electoral process.

    LAST UPDATE : May 21, 2018, 7:24 AM EDT
  • Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro vowed to hunt down the "terrorists" on the run.

    Venezuela has launched an operation to hunt down a group of rebels, who on Sunday, carried out a deadly strike at an army base in the north-western city of Valencia and managed to escape with weapons.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 07, 2017, 6:48 AM EDT
  • At least 10 people were killed on Monday as protesters took to streets against the creation of super-powerful constituent assembly.

    Amid global concerns over Venezuela’s shift towards authoritarianism, the country’s security agencies detained two of the most prominent opposition leaders as it seeks to muzzle growing voices of dissent.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 01, 2017, 7:13 AM EDT
  • Police arrest protesters during an Anti-Maduro protest in 2014.

    Venezuela’s opposition accused the country’s government of “mega fraud” and called for fresh protests after a controversial election for a constituent assembly was marred by violence that claimed at least 10 lives on Sunday.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 31, 2017, 7:11 AM EDT
  • A protester holds a Venezuelan flag during 2014 anti-Maduro demonstrations in Caracas.

    Violent clashes between police and demonstrators left at least three people dead after millions of Venezuelans took to streets to join a nationwide strike against President Nicolás Maduro’s bid to rewrite the country’s constitution.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 21, 2017, 6:50 AM EDT
  • (Source: Márcio Cabral de Moura/flickr)

    A police helicopter unleashed a volley of gunshots and a grenade assault on Venezuela’s Supreme Court building on Tuesday, prompting President Nicolás Maduro to place the defense forces on alert.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 28, 2017, 6:41 AM EDT