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Seniors block Venezuela streets demanding pension checks

Caracas - Perched on plastic lawn chairs and leaning on canes, scores of retirees protested Wednesday to demand payment of their retirement benefits in crisis-hit Venezuela.

OPEC data show Venezuela oil output in free fall

Caracas - Venezuelan oil production crashed to a new 30-year low of 1.5 million barrels a day in June, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said on Wednesday.

'Kennels': Venezuela's dangerous answer to transport chaos

Caracas - Packed inside a barred pick-up truck that looks like a mobile cage, passengers are risking their lives in Venezuela's perilous solution to a public transport crisis.

Venezuela promotes 16,900 'loyal' military personnel

Caracas - The government of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro promoted 16,900 military personnel on Monday as reward for their "loyalty.

Death toll in Caracas club stampede rises to 18

Caracas - Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday revised to 18 the death toll following a stampede at a crowded Caracas club over the weekend.

Maduro ally named leader of Venezuela's ruling assembly

Caracas - Venezuela's all-powerful Constituent Assembly on Tuesday elected Diosdado Cabello as its new president, a month after he was slapped with US sanctions.

Venezuela's 'millionaires,' the new poor

Caracas - Elizabeth Torres is outraged, but as a Venezuelan she takes the affront in her stride. "We are a country of millionaires," she says ironically, eyeing a carton of eggs in the market. Price? Three million bolivars.

Caracas club stampede leaves 17 dead

Caracas - Seventeen people, including eight minors, were killed at a crowded Caracas club early Saturday when a tear gas canister was detonated during a fight at a party, setting off a stampede, Venezuelan officials said.

Maduro names Constituent Assembly leader as vice president

Caracas - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday appointed the head of the Constituent Assembly, Delcy Rodriguez, as his vice president in a cabinet reshuffle.

Venezuela supreme court rejects challenge to Maduro re-election

Caracas - Venezuela's highest court refused Wednesday to consider a lawsuit challenging President Nicolas Maduro's re-election victory in May.The elections chamber of the Supreme Court announced its decision on Twitter, and did not give the reasoning behind it.

Venezuela releases prisoners accused of 'political violence'

Caracas - Venezuela on Wednesday said it had released a group of 43 prisoners accused of "political violence," part of a program undertaken by President Nicolas Maduro after his controversial re-election.

Venezuela's hyperinflation at new dizzying high

Caracas - Venezuela's sky-high inflation soared to 24,571 percent in the past 12 months, lawmakers said Monday.

Polio makes comeback in Venezuela after decades

Caracas - Polio has been reported in Venezuela, a crisis-wracked country where the disease had been eradicated decades ago, the Pan-American Health Organization reports.

More than 200 arrested in Venezuela crackdown on 'speculators'

Caracas - Venezuelan authorities have arrested more than 200 people since April as part of a crackdown on alleged currency speculators as the country battles world-record hyperinflation, Vice President Tareck El Aissami said Friday.

Venezuela opposition calls for international pressure for aid corridor

Caracas - Venzuela's opposition on Wednesday called for increased international pressure to be brought to bear on the government of President Nicolas Maduro to allow a desperately needed humanitarian aid corridor.

Powerful Venezuelan politician wins libel suit

Caracas - A Venezuelan court awarded damages Tuesday to powerful ruling party figure Diosdado Cabello in a libel suit, a ruling condemned by newspapers as an attack on media freedom.

Venezuela says group of Maduro opponents released from jail

Caracas - A group of jailed opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, including a former mayor of the city of San Cristobal, have been released, the leader of the pro-Maduro Constituent Assembly announced Friday.

Venezuela says group of Maduro opponents released from jail

Caracas - A group of jailed opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, including a former mayor of the city of San Cristobal, have been released, the leader of the pro-Maduro Constituent Assembly announced Friday.

Cuban leader defends Maduro on first foreign visit

Caracas - Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel rallied to the defense of embattled ally Nicolas Maduro on his first foreign visit Wednesday, calling on Latin American nations to support his Venezuelan counterpart's cause.

Beaten Venezuelan candidate mounts legal challenge to Maduro win

Caracas - President Nicolas Maduro's closest challenger in this month's presidential polls, Henri Falcon, on Wednesday filed an appeal with the country's highest court to have the vote annulled.
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