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Thousands of Guaido supporters march against Maduro in Venezuela

Caracas - Thousands of supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets of Caracas on Saturday, demanding the departure of embattled President Nicolas Maduro, but the turnout was far less than expected.

Thousands of Guaido supporters march against Maduro in Venezuela

Caracas - Thousands of supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets of Caracas on Saturday, demanding the departure of embattled President Nicolas Maduro, who rallied his supporters elsewhere in the capital.

Armed men storm Guaido party headquarters in Venezuela

Caracas - Armed men stormed the party headquarters of Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido on Friday, one day ahead of a protest against President Nicolas Maduro, Guaido and witnesses said.

In Venezuela, special police force wreaks havoc in slums

Caracas - Miriam Gamarra, a 39-year-old bank employee living in a tough part of Caracas, remembers feeling an ache in her chest when she heard the gunshots in the distance as she was heading to work. "Lord, please take care of my son," she murmured to herself.

Rebellious musical 'Les Miserables' resonates in Venezuela

Caracas - The angry, oppressed citizens are actors and their caps and overcoats evoke 19th-century France rather than modern-day Venezuela.

Venezuela rejects Brazil accusations over beach oil spills

Caracas - Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA on Thursday denied accusations by Brazil that it was responsible for a massive oil spill that has polluted beaches on its northeastern Atlantic coast.

Venezuelans turn to alternative medicine amid shortages

Caracas - The small waiting room at the home of self-styled healer "Brother Guayanes" in Caracas' rundown Petare district fills up quickly with patients -- business has never been better.

Lake Maracaibo: polluted by a permanent black tide

Cabimas - Smelling like an oil refinery, the vast expanse of Lake Maracaibo has become polluted by its own reserves of crude as Venezuela's economic collapse has left wells and pipelines in ruin.

Maduro scoffs at EU sanctions

Caracas - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday scoffed at sanctions imposed by the European Union and accused Brussels of doing US President Donald Trump's bidding.

Pro-Maduro lawmakers return to Venezuela assembly

Caracas - Lawmakers from President Nicolas Maduro's socialist party made a noisy return to the opposition-controlled National Assembly on Tuesday, ending a three-year boycott.

Venezuela calls on US to reopen diplomatic ties

Caracas - Venezuela's socialist government on Wednesday called on the United States to restore diplomatic ties with Caracas after it opened talks with fringe opposition parties.

Venezuela releases key opposition figure from jail

Caracas - Venezuela has released key opposition figure Edgar Zambrano from jail, where he had been held since a failed uprising in May, Attorney General Tarek William Saab announced Tuesday.

Venezuela parliament ratifies Guaido as interim president

Caracas - Venezuela's opposition-dominated National Assembly on Tuesday ratified Juan Guaido as the country's interim president until new elections can be held.

Venezuela's govt says its lawmakers will return to opposition-led legislature

Caracas - Venezuela's government said Monday its deputies will return to the opposition-controlled legislature, which they walked out of three years ago."In the interests of deepening and extending the dialogue...

Op-Ed: US invokes treaty as a means of deposing Venezuela's Maduro

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza of the Maduro government said that his country was ready to defend itself militarily from the US and that they would not let anyone trample on Venezuelan soil.

Venezuela begins war games on Colombia border

La Fr - Venezuela's armed forces chiefs said Tuesday they had begun mobilizing 150,000 troops for military exercises on the Colombian border amid renewed tensions between Bogota and Caracas.

US deploys 600 troops to Guyana which borders Venezuela

The US has been working with Colombia, Brazil and other regional partners to plan ways of crushing Venezuela's economy in an attempt to force Venezuelan President Maduro to step down and so as to install the US-led coup headed by Juan Guaido.

Left behind: Venezuela's kids growing up without parents

Caracas - Christmas may still be a long way off, but Frankeiber Hernandez can barely wait for his parents to return from Peru in December. They are among 3.6 million migrants who have fled Venezuela's economic meltdown since 2016, according to the UN.

Maduro accuses Colombia of seeking to provoke conflict with Venezuela

Caracas - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accused the Colombian government Tuesday of using dissident FARC leaders' rejection of a peace accord to try to "provoke a military conflict" with Venezuela, and placed border soldiers on alert.

Venezuela's Guaido in FARC pledge to Bogota

Caracas - Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday offered to help neighboring Colombia track down dissident FARC rebels after Bogota accused President Nicolas Maduro of giving them a safe haven.
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