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Venezuelans rally to demand power, water and end to Maduro

07 Apr 2019

CARACAS After weeks of power cuts and limited access to water, tens of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets on Saturday to back opposition leader Juan Guaido and protest against President Nicolas Maduro, who they accuse of wrecking the economy. | Video

Venezuela lawmakers loyal to Maduro open door to prosecution of Guaido

03 Apr 2019

CARACAS Venezuela's Constituent Assembly, an all-powerful legislature controlled by the ruling Socialist Party, on Tuesday approved a measure allowing for a trial of opposition leader Juan Guaido, in what appeared to be step towards having him arrested. | Video

Venezuela's Maduro replaces electricity minister amid blackouts

02 Apr 2019

CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro replaced his electricity minister on Monday in a move to address a series of blackouts plaguing the country, while opposition leader Juan Guaido called on supporters to continue taking to the streets.

Venezuela blocks Guaido from office as the opposition scoffs

28 Mar 2019

CARACAS Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido will be barred from public office for 15 years, the government comptroller said on Thursday, as it seeks to crack down on the U.S.-backed rival to President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela blackout drags into third day, Maduro announces 'load management'

28 Mar 2019

CARACAS/VALENCIA, Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Wednesday called on supporters to take to the streets this weekend to protest a nationwide power outage, while President Nicolas Maduro announced a "load management" plan for the coming days. | Video

Venezuela's second blackout this month drags into third day

27 Mar 2019

CARACAS, March 27 Millions of Venezuelans remained without power on Wednesday in the second major blackout of the month, leaving residents scrambling to find food and water.

Second major blackout leaves Venezuelans fearing power cuts will be the norm

27 Mar 2019

CARACAS Venezuela's government told workers and school children to stay home on Tuesday as the second major blackout this month left the streets of Caracas mostly empty and residents wondering how long power would be out amid a deepening economic crisis.

Venezuela blackout leaves streets empty, school and work canceled

26 Mar 2019

CARACAS, March 26 Venezuela canceled work and school on Tuesday as the second major blackout this month left streets mostly empty in Caracas and residents of the capital wondering how long power would be out amid a deepening economic and political crisis.

Venezuela detains top aide to Guaido in move U.S. calls 'big mistake'

22 Mar 2019

CARACAS Venezuelan authorities detained opposition leader Juan Guaido's chief of staff on Thursday in a pre-dawn raid, an escalating crackdown by President Nicolas Maduro against his opponents that the White House said would "not go unanswered." | Video

Venezuela seeks to restore power amid looting; China offers help

13 Mar 2019

CARACAS, March 13 President Nicolas Maduro's government scrambled on Wednesday to return power to western Venezuela following heavy looting in the second largest city, while China offered to help the South American nation end its worst blackout on record.

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