On Sunday Venezuela will hold an general election of participants of a constitutional assembly. Half of the representatives will be elected from regular electoral districts.
CARACAS (Reuters) - The U.S. government ordered family members of employees at its embassy in Venezuela to leave on Thursday as a political crisis deepened ahead of a controversial vote critics contend will end democracy in the oil-rich country.
VENEZUELAN SOLDIERS LOYAL TO THE SOCIALIST REGIME GET THE GIFT OF TOILET PAPER
A rogue police officer by the name of Oscar Perez, who is also well known in Venezuela for starring in several B-rated action movies, commandeered a helicopter, before dropping grenades on the nation's Supreme Court building and strafing the Interi
Motley throngs of masked antigovernment protesters hurl rocks, fireworks and Molotov cocktails. The police and soldiers retaliate with tear gas, water cannon blasts, rubber bullets and buckshot.
Venezuela's anti-government protests are growing increasingly violent, with the death toll from clashes between protesters and government forces that began in May topping 100.
The hyperinflationary-hell in Venezuela's currency is deepening as a crippling dollar shortage and a threat of oil sanctions (amid President Maduro's attempts to rewrite the constition to maintain his grip on power) take their toll on the economy.
Venezuela's opposition called for a massive turnout Sunday in a symbolic rejection of President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution, a proposal that's escalating tensions in a nation stricken by widespread shortages and more than
While Silicon Valley seems obsessed by 'blood boys', its another part of the world that appears to have gone full Mad Max. As the following clip shows a gang of bikers chase down and attack a truck (with molotov cocktails) to steal its sugar payload.
Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was transferred to house arrest Saturday after spending more than three years behind bars in a military prison.
A police helicopter launched a daring attack on the Venezuelan Supreme Court on Tuesday, in a dramatic escalation of the months-long crisis engulfing the regime of President Nicolas Maduro.
In address Saturday, President Maduro claims to have broken up U.S.-backed plot to overthrow him
As the first hint of dawn stretches over a Colombian neighborhood known as "Little Mene Grande" after the warm, Venezuelan city where so many recent arrivals are from, six men and women rise from worn, flattened mattresses.
Cancún (Mexico) (AFP) - Venezuela scoffed at the US Tuesday for trying to forge a regional plan to address its raging crisis, saying the only way to make it comply was to "send in the Marines."
The boost in foreign reserves Venezuela enjoyed after Goldman Sachs investment arm picked up $2.8 billion of bonds from the state oil company is almost gone.
Caracas (AFP) - Swearing in fury, the crowd strips the man naked and stomps on his head as he sprawls on the ground. "You want things that come easy? Then take this, you bastard." In Venezuela, this is what robbers get when they are caught by passe
As protests against Venezuela's "democratic socialist" government roll into their third month, Dr. Henrique Montbrun, who oversees the triage post in the municipality of Baruta, says the violence in the country has reached unprecedented levels.
As its foreign reserves dwindle to less than $10 billion, the government of Venezuela- desperate for any kind of financial lifeline - has partnered with a Chinese brokerage to try and resell $5 billion in bonds that it initially issued at a deep d
This Is What Life Is Really Like in a Post-Collapse Society
Venezuela descends into chaos as Chomsky says he's right about Hugo Chavez's sharp poverty reduction.
because it exposes the faults of socialism...(Natural News) The so-called "mainstream media" fails Americans so many ways each and every day, it's difficult to keep track, and one of those failures involves the lack of coverage of the latest fa
Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets on Saturday to mark 50 days of protests against the unpopular government of President Nicolas Maduro, with unrest gaining momentum despite a rising death toll and chaotic scenes of nighttime lo
Business owners shuttered shops, a burned police station stood charred black and a state officer in western Venezuela was under arrest Tuesday following a spasm of violence that resulted in at least four deaths in anti-government protests.
As Venezuela descends into a nightmare of starvation and violence, the long-standing debate over the feasibility of socialism takes on new relevance.