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Helicopter attacks Venezuela court, Maduro denounces coup bid

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CARACAS A Venezuelan police helicopter strafed the Supreme Court and a government ministry on Tuesday, escalating the OPEC nation's political crisis in what President Nicolas Maduro called an attack by "terrorists" seeking a coup. | Video

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Venezuela says Supreme Court attacked from helicopter 1:54am BST

CARACAS Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday that a police helicopter had attacked the Supreme Court in Caracas but a grenade tossed at the building did not explode.

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Chile, Argentina leaders pledge cooperation; express concern over Venezuela 27 Jun 2017

SANTIAGO The leaders of neighbouring Chile and Argentina pledged on Tuesday to further integrate the countries' economies and expressed mutual concern about the unrest in Venezuela.

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Heroes or agitators? Young lawmakers on Venezuela's front line 26 Jun 2017

CARACAS One was knocked off his feet by a water cannon. Another was pushed into a drain. Most have been pepper-sprayed, tear-gassed, beaten and hit by pellet shots.

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OAS chief offers to resign if Venezuela holds free vote 25 Jun 2017

CARACAS Organization of American States President Luis Almagro offered on Saturday to resign if Venezuela holds free elections and enacts reforms to protect democracy in the troubled South American nation. | Video

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Slain Venezuelan protester's father appeals to 'friend' Maduro 24 Jun 2017

CARACAS A man describing himself as a former boss and friend of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday urged an investigation into the killing of his son in anti-government unrest convulsing the OPEC nation for nearly three months. | Video

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Venezuela - death of a protester 24 Jun 2017

CARACAS Over months of protests Carlos Garcia Rawlins has been on Venezuela's streets daily, documenting increasingly violent clashes with security forces, experience that helped put him within eyeshot of a soldier who fatally wounded a young activist at close range.

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Venezuelan soldier shoots protester dead in airbase attack, minister says 23 Jun 2017

CARACAS A Venezuelan military police sergeant shot dead a protester who was attacking the perimeter of an airbase on Thursday, the interior minister said, bringing renewed scrutiny of the force used to control riots that have killed at least 76 people. | Video

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OAS nations wind up empty handed on Venezuela condemnation 22 Jun 2017

CANCUN, Mexico The Organization of American States failed on Wednesday to issue a formal declaration condemning Venezuela's government for its handling of the political and economic crisis in the South American country, despite a last-minute push by Mexico and the United States.

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Venezuela's 'tiger' foreign minister Rodriguez quits 22 Jun 2017

CARACAS Venezuela's Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez left her post on Wednesday to run for a seat in a controversial new congress, drawing praise from her boss as a "tiger" for her feisty defence of the socialist government.

Venezuela 2012: more revolution?

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Insight: Chavista militants may be wild card after election

CARACAS - Sitting in front of a mural of Jesus and the Virgin Mary armed with AK-47s, three red-shirted children are clutching assault rifles and copies of Venezuela's constitution.  Full Article