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Guaido renews call for Maduro to step down after Norway talks

Juan Guaido has called for a 'large mobilisation' of protesters to rally against the government over shortages of gasoline and prolonged blackouts.

Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-run congress

Venezuela’s Congress is held by the opposition and to shift elections forwards is seen as a move to cleanse the Congress of Maduro’s detractors.

Venezuela buka semula sempadan dengan Brazil, Aruba

Bagaimanapun Venezuela terus menutup sempadan dengan Colombia, Bonaire dan Curacao.

Deputy to Venezuela’s Guaido imprisoned, Maduro accuses sacked general

Edgar Zambrano, deputy speaker of the opposition-majority National Assembly, is being held in preventive detention.

US expands Venezuela sanctions in Maduro pressure campaign

Under Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's leadership, Venezuela's economy has ground to a halt.

Guaido’s deputy arrested in Venezuela

Edgar Zambrano said agents had towed him and his car to prison after he refused to get out of the vehicle.

Maduro rallies military as Venezuela opposition marches on bases

Opposition leader Juan Guaido's uprising has been met with lukewarm response from the citizens of Venezuela.

Lima Group accuses Maduro of protecting Colombian ‘terrorist groups’

The bloc did not provide details on the groups in Colombia that it alleges Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is protecting.

Guaido faces test with call for ‘largest march’ in Venezuela history

Juan Guaido faces his 'largest march' in Venezuela calling to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

Iran happy over Venezuelans ‘defeated coup’

Iran is supportive of Nicolas Maduro's government and is delighted over the defeat of Juan Guaido's May Day protest.

Rioting breaks out in Venezuela amid ‘attempted coup’

An apparently carefully planned attempt by Guaido to demonstrate growing military support has disintegrated into rioting as palls of black smoke.

Venezuela opposition’s Lopez leaves Chile embassy for Spanish consulate

'Lilian Tintori and Leopold Lopez have made a personal decision to move to the Spanish embassy,' says Chile's foreign minister on Twitter.

Rage, hope as Venezuelan soldiers join anti-Maduro protests

Violent clashes unfold as thousands of flag-waving opposition demonstrators take a stand to show their new allegiance to Guaido.

Venezuela’s Maduro appears with defence minister after uprising

This is a huge blow to opposition leader Juan Guaido who took to streets demanding for an uprising.

Pompeo: Maduro ready to leave for Cuba until dissuaded by Russia

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Nicolas Maduro is headed to Havana but was convinced by Russia to stay.

Armed forces to remain with Maduro, says defence minister

Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino maintains armed forces on Nicolas Maduro's side despite Guaido claiming otherwise.

Guaido cancels western Venezuela rally

The rally in Barquisimeto, originally scheduled to happen on Sunday, will now take place on Wednesday.

Venezuela’s National Assembly lawmaker detained by Maduro govt

The Nicolas Maduro government has detained opposition-run National Assembly lawmaker Gilber Caro to which it has been described as a 'violation' of his parliamentary immunity.

Venezuelan comic pokes fun at stereotypes to explain Latin America

Joanna Hausmann is gaining fame for her scathing satire of Nicolas Maduro, his supporters and other political issues in Latin America.

Venezuela’s Guaido calls for ‘largest march in history’ to oust Maduro

Juan Guaido has been recognised by the United States and most Western nations as the South American country's rightful leader.

US to use all economic, political tools to hold Maduro accountable

Nicolas Maduro blames US sanctions for the country’s economic problems.

Venezuela’s Maduro orders militia expansion as Guaido tours blackout-ravaged state

The civilian militia, created in 2008 by the late former president and Maduro mentor Hugo Chavez, reports directly to the presidency and is intended to complement the armed forces.

Venezuelans protest as Guaido declares ‘definitive’ escalation

Juan Guaido had kicked off the 'Operation Liberty' protests marched by thousands of Venezuelans in Caracas to topple Nicolas Maduro.

Top Venezuela court tightens noose on opposition chief Guaido

The Venezuelan court's imperative to strip Juan Guaido of legislative impunity will not deter his influence as interim President.