Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro becomes first leader to meet Cuba’s new President Miguel Diaz-Canel

Cuban President Miguel Diaz Canel (R) and visiting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro meet at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana, Cuba, April 21, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has become the first foreign leader to visit new Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel, signifying the importance of relations between Caracas and Havana. Maduro […]

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US President Donald Trump not Venezuela’s boss: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (L) and First Lady Cilia Flores (R) greet supporters during a rally in Caracas on January 23, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has started his campaign for another term in office with fierce rhetoric against the United States’ meddlesome behavior toward his country, saying US President Donald Trump […]

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President Nicolas Maduro’s Socialist Party wins 90 percent of municipalities in Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Venezuela’s governing Socialist Party has won more than 300 of the 335 mayorships in local elections, a victory that strengthens the hand of its leader, President Nicolas Maduro, in next year’s presidential race. Speaking to supporters in a Caracas square shortly before midnight on Sunday, the 55-year-old Maduro said winning 90 […]

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro warns the United States, European Union against new sanctions after election win

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a press conference at the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, on October 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has warned the United States and the European Union (EU) against imposing new sanctions on his country over alleged fraud in recent regional elections in which his socialist […]

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to resist ‘imperialistic’ US, seeks to meet US President Donald Trump

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (C) arrives at the Congress with his wife Cilia Flores (L), the head of the Constituent Assemby, Delcy Rodriguez (R), and others to address the National Constituent Assembly, in Caracas, Venezuela, August 10, 2017. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has vowed to stand up to the United States for its “imperialistic” behavior […]

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Authorities in the ruling Socialist Party of Venezuela foils military action against President Nicolas Maduro

The undated photo shows members of Venezuela’s National Guard. (AFP photo) Authorities in the ruling Socialist Party of Venezuela have announced that an anti-government military action has been suppressed near the central city of Valencia. Diosdado Cabello, a senior official in President Nicolas Maduro’s ruling party, said on Sunday that the reported rebellion in a […]

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says country facing armed insurgency, lambastes prosecutor’s office

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a military parade to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Venezuelan National Guard, in Caracas, on August 4, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says his country is facing an “armed insurgency,” also criticizing the prosecutor’s office for failure to control the opposition-led violent protests across the […]

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dismisses vote rigging charge, delays launch of new assembly

Handout picture released by the Venezuelan presidency showing President Nicolas Maduro (L) talking during a meeting with constitutionalists in capital Caracas, on August 2, 2017. (Via AFP) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has rejected an allegation that the recent vote on the powerful national assembly was rigged, calling the claim a “reaction by the international enemy.” “Nothing can stain […]

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The United States Treasury Department targets Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with new sanctions, citing ‘democracy’

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks after election results are announced in Caracas on July 31, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The United States Treasury Department has imposed new financial sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The Monday announcement came a day after the oil-rich nation cast their ballots on electing a new assembly tasked with rewriting the constitution. The US […]

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Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro vows to go ahead with referendum despite ‘imperial’ threats

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks during his weekly broadcast in Caracas on July 23, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has vowed to go ahead with a vote next week to elect a new national assembly, which would have the power to re-write the constitution, despite opposition pressure and a threat by the US […]

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Government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro vows to continue with new congress despite US threats

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Samuel Moncada speaks during a press conference in Caracas on July 18, 2017. (Photos by AFP) The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has vowed to go ahead with its plans for a new congress despite the US’ “brutal interventionist” threats of economic sanctions. “Venezuelans are free and will unite against the […]

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Over 7 million vote in anti-Maduro referendum: Venezuela opposition leader Julio Borges

Julio Borges (C), leader of the opposition-controlled parliament, speaks following a symbolic vote on Sunday 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Venezuela’s opposition says more than seven million people have voted in an unofficial referendum that was held to increase pressure on the government of embattled President Nicolas Maduro. Opposition leaders hailed the results of the […]

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