The Venezuelan opposition has accused President Nicolas Maduro of violating the constitution by delivering his annual state of the nation address before the Supreme Court.
Venezuela jailed three anti-government politicians in what the opposition denounced on Thursday as a new crackdown on dissent in the economically struggling country.
According to UNICEF these children live in harsh conditions, lack access to decent health, education and protection services.
Survival for Venezuelans is becoming a matter of flight. About 10,000 Venezuelans are streaming into Brazil every month in search of food and medicine
Venezuela's Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has tried to gate-crash a Mercosur meeting in Buenos Aires.
Environmentalists claim the country's ongoing drought exposes the negative impacts of the mining industry.
Opposition accuses President Nicolás Maduro of non-compliance with promise to free political prisoners as mediators scramble to save talks
Por la escasez de agua en Bolivia, el pasado jueves un viceministro y un gerente estatal llegaron a ser tomados como rehenes por asociaciones vecinales de la ciudad de El Alto.
Authorities have declared water rationing in La Paz to be a permanent measure as the drought in Bolivia worsens. The three main dams that supply water to the city are almost dry.
About 500 Venezuelan students marched in Caracas demanding that government and opposition negotiators achieve “results” and provide “solutions,”
Mientras el conductor del régimen chavista asegura que no dejará el gobierno “ni con los votos ni con las balas”, la MUD pide elecciones adelantadas y referendo revocatorio
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has rejected calls from the opposition for an early election, amid a fragile and fraying political truce in the country.
Tension has again risen between Venezuela leader Nicolas Maduro and the opposition just hours after they had taken steps to defuse the situation.
Cualquier diálogo que se produzca no debe ser visto como una alternativa al referendo, sino que debe centrarse en restaurar el derecho del pueblo a elegir a sus líderes.
Any dialogue that occurs should not be seen as an alternative to the referendum but should focus primarily on restoring the people’s right to choose their leaders
Five Venezuelan opposition politicians were freed from detention on Monday, a day after the government and the opposition held talks on how to end the country's political crisis.
El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, presidió este domingo el inicio del proceso oficial de diálogo entre el gobierno y un sector de la oposición con la mediación del Vaticano y Unasur.
The Venezuelan government and opposition parties have met for the first time this year to try to resolve the country's deep political crisis.
Ahora, se necesitan medidas diplomáticas concretas para prevenir una escalada de violencia y una crisis de refugiados que podría impactar a todo el continente.
En medio de un fuerte clima de tensión política, gobierno y oposición de Venezuela acordaron este lunes el inicio del llamado "diálogo nacional" el 30 de octubre en Isla Margarita.
Venezuelan congressmen put President Nicolas Maduro under more pressure by voting to put him on trial for violating democracy.
Venezuela’s Supreme Court has consolidated President Nicolás Maduro’s power with a decision that removes budgetary authority from the nation’s Congress
Costa Rican officials announced plans this week to relocate migrants from Haiti, Asia and Africa who have been camped out near the country’s border with Nicaragua hoping to get across and continue north to the United States.
Venezuela’s economic and political crises have left it more isolated than it has been in years — and not just from the United States.
Bus drivers in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, paralysed the city for eight hours on Wednesday by blocking the streets with their vehicles to protest against the country's economic crisis.
The Bolivian government will take back mining concessions from cooperatives that entered partnerships with private companies, Mining Minister Cesar Navarro said
President Maduro labels protest march planned for Thursday a plot to stir up violence and set the stage for a coup.
The Venezuelan government has become one of the world’s cruelest teasers. It has created unspeakable hardships for the populace and, at the same time, is taking advantage of those hardships to introduce new forms of political control.
Venezuela's ambassador to the UN, Rafael Ramirez, has denied there is a humanitarian crisis in his country.
There are long lines outside food markets selling subsidized goods. The majority of medications considered "essential" by the World Health Organization have vanished from many hospitals and pharmacies.
While no recent national statistics on sterilizations are available, doctors and health workers say demand for the procedure is growing. Now all the slots are scooped up and some 500 women are on the waiting list
Increased political confrontation can drive oil-rich Venezuela -- already a very violent country -- into outright chaos,
Half of Brazilians would like to see interim President Michel Temer stay in the job until the next election in 2018, compared with 32% who desire the return of suspended President Dilma Rousseff
President Nicolas Maduro's decision last week to put Venezuela's armed forces in charge of food and other basic goods. Did we just saw the end of Venezuela's democracy?
Venezuela's military has taken control of five ports in an effort to guarantee supplies of food and medicine.
Nearly 2 million people abuse or are dependent on prescription opioids, and more than half a million abuse or are dependent on heroin—statistics that have skyrocketed over the past decade.
About 500 Venezuelan women in search of food have broken through border controls separating the western state of Tachira from neighbouring Colombia.
“The lack of medicine. The shortage of food. The insecurity. [No] living wage for the people,” a 32-year-old truck driver said. “I prefer a six-to-seven-hour line to sign my name than a 15-to-16 hour line to buy Harina P.A.N.”
Venezuelan opposition leaders say they have validated enough signatures on a petition to move to the next stage in a process to remove President Nicolas Maduro in a recall referendum.
Venezuela is convulsing from hunger. With delivery trucks under constant attack, the nation’s food is now transported under armed guard. The nation is anxiously searching for ways to feed itself.