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Family members say seven Venezuelans killed in remote gold mine

19 Oct 2018

TUMEREMO, Venezuela Seven people were killed near a remote gold mine in southeastern Venezuela, family members said on Wednesday, the latest in a number of violent incidents related to illegal mining in the crisis-stricken country.

Family members say seven Venezuelans killed in remote gold mine

18 Oct 2018

TUMEREMO, Venezuela, Oct 17 Seven people were killed near a remote gold mine in southeastern Venezuela, family members said on Wednesday, the latest in a number of violent incidents related to illegal mining in the crisis-stricken country.

Boy killed during protest in southern Venezuela - police

17 Jul 2018

SAN FELIX, Venezuela A youth was killed in the Venezuelan city of San Felix overnight when demonstrators protesting power and water outages partially burned a small police station, police said on Tuesday.

Lootings, scattered protests hit Venezuelan industrial city

09 Jan 2018

CIUDAD GUAYANA, Venezuela A second day of lootings and scattered street protests hit the Ciudad Guayana in southeastern Venezuela on Tuesday, as unrest grows in the once-booming industrial city plagued with food shortages and a malaria outbreak.

Venezuelans scramble to survive as merchants demand dollars

26 Dec 2017

CARACAS/CIUDAD GUAYANA, Venezuela There was no way Jose Ramon Garcia, a food transporter in Venezuela, could afford new tires for his van at $350 each. | Video

Twenty-eight arrests after Venezuela looting, violence

26 Dec 2017

PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela Venezuelan authorities said on Tuesday they had arrested 28 people in southern Bolivar state for looting and disorder over Christmas in the latest unrest during a severe economic crisis.

Venezuelans suffer as malaria outbreak spreads in drug-short nation

24 Nov 2017

CIUDAD GUAYANA, Venezuela On a recent morning in Venezuela's southern jungle state of Bolivar, Amanda Santamaria, her two sons, one daughter-in-law, and a granddaughter lined up in front of a shabby community health center in the hope of receiving treatment for malaria.

Venezuela opposition refuses swearing in, small protest breaks out

18 Oct 2017

CARACAS/PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela Venezuela's opposition refused on Wednesday to swear in newly-elected governors before a pro-government legislative superbody it deems unconstitutional, as a small protest broke out in southern Bolivar state over fraud allegations.

Venezuelans face growing queues to buy gasoline

21 Sep 2017

PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela Venezuelan drivers are facing growing queues to buy gasoline despite having the world's largest oil reserves, adding to the OPEC country's woes as its refineries sputter and its socialist economic system crumbles.

Venezuelans face growing queues to buy gasoline

21 Sep 2017

PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela, Sept 21 Venezuelan drivers are facing growing queues to buy gasoline despite having the world's largest oil reserves, adding to the OPEC country's woes as its refineries sputter and its socialist economic system crumbles.

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