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Incoming parliamentary president Juan Guaido, left, takes a selfie photo with his wife Fabiana Rosales and his daughter Miranda Guaido upon his arrival to swears in the new board of the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. Vene

Venezuela's congress names new leader, vows to battle Maduro

 22:10 06/01/2019

However, roughly 20 foreign diplomats from the United States, Canada, Japan, Italy and Germany attended the assembly's inaugural session in a show of solidarity.

© Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters

Venezuela has officially launched its oil-backed cryptocurrency

 12:33 08/10/2018

Venezuela has officially launched what its President Nicolas Maduro claims is a first state-backed oil-backed cryptocurrency, El Petro.

CBC in Colombia: Influx of Venezuelans stretching country's resources

CBC in Colombia: Influx of Venezuelans stretching country's resources

 06:54 13/09/2018

The National's Adrienne Arsenault is at the Venezuela-Colombia border to see how police are trying to protect vulnerable Venezuelans from smugglers and stem the flow of illegal trade. 5:47

An unfinished abandoned skyscraper in Caracas leans following a 7.3 earthquake, August 21, 2018 © Federico Parra / AFP

7.3 Venezuela quake triggers brief tsunami scare

 07:36 22/08/2018

Addressing the nation on television, Venezuela's Interior Minister and the Commander-General of the National Guard, Nestor Reverol, noted that so far there weren't any reports of victims.

REUTERS / The new sovereign bolivar was introduced in a bid to tackle hyperinflation

Venezuela 'paralysed' by launch of sovereign bolivar currency

 03:50 22/08/2018

Venezuela came to a standstill on Tuesday as the country tried to deal with its newly introduced currency.

© Isac Dantes / AFP (screen grab) | Brazilian police and military look on at the border town of Pacaraima after residents attacked Venezuelan immigrants on August 18, 2018.

Brazil sends troops to Venezuela border after clashes

 08:19 20/08/2018

Brazil's President Michel Temer called an emergency meeting of key ministers Sunday after ordering troops to the border with Venezuela as regional tensions build over the exodus from its crisis-hit neighbor.

REUTERS / Mr Maduro has accused the Colombian government and elements in the US of being behind an assassination plot

Venezuela: Military figures arrested after drone 'attack'

 07:08 15/08/2018

Venezuelan authorities say they have arrested 14 more people in connection with an alleged attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro.


People queue next to a wall with a graffiti reading “Hunger” in Caracas. Picture: Juan Barreto/AFPSource:AFP

IMF says Venezuela to see one million per cent inflation by year-end

 23:07 06/08/2018

AMID the financial and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, the country expects to see hyperinflation reach one million per cent.

Six arrested over drone attack in Venezuela. Picture: AFPSource:AFP

Six arrested over drone attack in Venezuela

 03:36 06/08/2018

VENEZUELAN authorities have arrested six people suspected in Saturday’s failed attack on President Nicolas Maduro with two explosives-laden drones.

© Miraflores Palace / Reuters

Venezuela's Maduro is evacuated from stage after 'attempt against the President'

 08:57 05/08/2018

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, speaking shortly after an attempted attack during his Saturday public address, has said some of the perpetrators have already been captured.

© Federico Parra, AFP | A man queues outside Venezuela's Central Bank in Caracas to change his 100 Bolivar notes on December 16, 2016, before they turned worthless.

Venezuela inflation set to top 1 million percent, IMF says

 19:42 24/07/2018

Inflation in Venezuela could top 1 million percent by year's end as the country's historic crisis deepens, the International Monetary Fund said Monday.

Trump reportedly raised the idea in August 2017 during a meeting about sanctions the United States has imposed on oil rich Venezuela (AFP Photo/Federico PARRA)

AP: Trump pressed aides on Venezuela invasion, U.S. official says

 18:25 05/07/2018

Trump's advisers said no

© Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters

Venezuela expels top US diplomat for 'conspiring' against government

 06:27 23/05/2018

The top US diplomat in Caracas, Venezuela and his deputy have been ordered to leave the country after allegedly conspiring against the government, President Nicolas Maduro announced.

© Federico Parra, AFP | Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro addresses the nation after his re-election announcement.

EU mulls sanctions on Venezuela, slams vote 'irregularities'

 05:35 23/05/2018

The EU said Tuesday it will consider imposing new sanctions on Venezuela after Nicolas Maduro's re-election was marred by "irregularities" and failed to meet international standards.

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, holding a copy of the country's constitution, addresses supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, after electoral officials declared he was re-elected on Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Phot

Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

 19:44 21/05/2018

The election "without any doubt lacks legitimacy and we categorically refuse to recognize this process," Falcon told supporters before the results were announced.

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gestures as he talks to the media during a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela February 15, 2018. REUTERS/Marco Bello

Venezuela's Maduro says to recover 70 percent of oil output decline

 20:01 25/02/2018

Venezuela's oil production dropped by nearly 13 percent

REUTERS / Mr Maduro said the vote would go ahead "with or without the opposition"

Venezuela's Maduro wants 'mega-election' amid opposition boycott

 08:22 22/02/2018

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has proposed holding a "mega-election" after the opposition coalition said it would boycott a planned presidential poll in April.

Venezuela about to launch its ‘petro’ cryptocurrency

Venezuela about to launch its ‘petro’ cryptocurrency

 23:32 19/02/2018

The pre-sale of the commodity-backed digital currency ‘petro,’ which has been announced by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, is expected to start on Tuesday. The country hopes this will help to replenish its depleted budget.

INSTAGRAM / Mr Pérez is believed to have worked as a pilot for a former minister

Venezuela helicopter attack: Pilot Oscar Pérez in bloody siege

 10:18 16/01/2018

Two police officers and several "terrorists" have been killed in an operation to capture a helicopter pilot accused of leading an armed rebellion in Venezuela last year, officials say.

The sun sets over El Palito oil refinery in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela. The 2018 economic for the country is ever-darker. Picture: Meridith Kohut/BloombergSource:Bloomberg

Oil rich nation completely broke

 08:44 12/01/2018

IT HAS loads of oil and should be one of the richest countries on the planet, but most of its people only make $7 an hour.

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