Venezuela opposition candidate shot dead at rally
Caracas (AFP) - A Venezuelan opposition election candidate was shot dead while campaigning, political leaders said Thursday, raising tensions ahead of a legislative vote that could weaken the major oil producer's socialist government.
Venezuela's No. 2 chides new Argentina leader for 'offense'
"Mr. Macri won the elections, and he suddenly thought he'd won the elections in Venezuela," satirized Diosdado Cabello, head of Venezuela's National Assembly and vice-president of the Socialist Party, on his weekly TV program. "It's sad, no? Someone ...
Venezuela politician assassinated as opposition denounces election violence
Mr Maduro took over as Venezuela's leader when the charismatic and controversial PSUV founder Hugo Chávez died in March 2013. His rule has been characterised by a deepening of Venezuela's economic woes, leading to increasing shortages of basic ...
Canada's Crystallex files complaint over Venezuela Citgo debt issue
CARACAS Nov 25 Canadian miner Crystallex filed a complaint in a U.S. court, seeking to recover $2.8 billion it says it is owed from Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA and its U.S. subsidiary. Crystallex, which filed the complaint Monday in ...
FARC Find Big Business in Smuggling Cattle from Venezuela
Español With each passing day, Venezuelan authorities have more and more proof that the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) are operating within their borders. The most recent evidence was obtained when they arrested a Colombian citizen ...
Venezuela opposition party says regional official slain
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (C) takes a picture while he waits for the arrival of Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, at Miraflores Palace in Caracas November 25, 2015. (REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins). RSS; Follow; Email; Print ...
Venezuela's Maduro slashes prices of basic goods – ploy to gain votes, critics say
Caracas – Over the past few months, Venezuela's government has lined up all its artillery aiming at the Dec. 6 legislative election – the ruling party, the socialist PSUV, needs all the votes it can get in order to retain a majority in the National ...
Will Darth Vader Commit Fraud in Venezuela's 6D Elections?
Seemingly borrowing a line from Donald Trump, they claimed Nicolas Maduro didn't have a Venezuelan birth certificate, and was actually a Colombian national cunningly disguised as a Venezuelan. Right-wing bloggers then circulated inane allegations of ...