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Venezuela healthcare collapse - Four children die in same hospital this month

01 Jun 2019

CARACAS Under a wooden arch decorated with white balloons in a small house in Caracas' largest slum, the body of 11-year-old Erick Altuve lay in a small coffin covered in cuddly toys and cartoon drawings, one of four children who have died this month in Venezuela's main paediatric hospital. | Video

Return of firebrand opposition leader Lopez energizes Venezuelan protests

01 May 2019

CARACAS When Felix Garcia woke up on Tuesday he was fired up by surprising news - Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, under house arrest for the past two years, had appeared in public.

Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military loyal to Maduro for now

01 May 2019

CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro but there were no concrete signs of defection from the armed forces leadership. | Video

Return of firebrand opposition leader Lopez energises Venezuelan protests

01 May 2019

CARACAS When Felix Garcia woke up on Tuesday he was fired up by surprising news - Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, under house arrest for the past two years, had appeared in public.

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.

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