Venezuela to stage war games in warning to Trump

Caracas, Aug 26 Venezuela kicks off two days of military drills today in response to US President Donald Trump's threat of military action and newly announced sanctions on the crisis-stricken...

Aug 26, 2017 1:33 PM | Newsscroll

Venezuela's Maduro calls for military loyalty after US threat

Caracas, Aug 25 Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has warned the armed forces in his crisis-hit country against "fissures" in their ranks, ahead of war games seen as a show of strength after US...

Aug 25, 2017 2:37 PM | Newsscroll

Venezuela seeks cross-border arrest of ex-prosecutor

Caracas, Aug 23 Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has said he would seek international cooperation to arrest a fired chief prosecutor who fled the country after defying him amid a deadly...

Aug 23, 2017 2:57 AM | Newsscroll

Venezuelan president blasts maestro Dudamel for speaking out

Caracas, Aug 19 President Nicolas Maduro has angrily blasted Venezuela's classical music maestro Gustavo Dudamel, accusing his one-time supporter of being duped into criticising the government that...

Aug 19, 2017 11:43 AM | Newsscroll

Venezuela pro-govt assembly seizes legislative powers

Caracas, Aug 18 Venezuela's new pro-government constitutional authority formally declared that it was seizing legislative power from the opposition-led legislature, tightening President Nicolas...

Aug 18, 2017 11:06 PM | Newsscroll

Venezuela Supreme Court orders dissident lawmaker's arrest

Caracas, Aug 18 Venezuela's high court issued an arrest order for the ousted chief prosecutor's husband after authorities accused him of running a USD 6 million extortion ring, a ruling promptly...

Aug 18, 2017 6:48 AM | Newsscroll

Emblematic violinist banned from Venezuela anti-govt protests

Caracas, Aug 17 A young violinist who became a symbolic feature of Venezuelan protests against President Nicolas Maduro has been banned from taking part in any more demonstrations following his...

Aug 17, 2017 10:30 PM | Newsscroll

At least 37 die in jail riot in southern Venezuela

Caracas, Aug 17 At least 37 people died in an hours-long jail riot in Venezuela's southern state of Amazonas, officials have said.The prosecutors' office said an investigation had been launched into...

Aug 17, 2017 7:12 AM | Newsscroll

Venezuela officials raid home of fired dissident attorney

generalCaracas, Aug 17 Venezuelan intelligence officers raided the home of the former attorney general, who was fired this month after she broke ranks with President Nicolas Maduro, while her...

Aug 17, 2017 4:50 AM | Newsscroll

Venezuela governor says 36 killed during fighting at prison

Caracas, Aug 17 A governor in Venezuela says at least 36 people have been killed during clashes between inmates and security forces at a prison in the country's south.Governor Liborio Guarulla of...

Aug 17, 2017 4:21 AM | Newsscroll