Venezuela

Venezuela election 'tampered with', says voting firm
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Venezuela election 'tampered with', says voting firm

Company boss claims turnout was 'manipulated' by a million people
3 Aug 2017
Venezuela: Is Maduro's 'sham' election a tipping point?
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Venezuela: Is Maduro's 'sham' election a tipping point?

Election of 'temporary parliament' sparks fury at home and abroad
1 Aug 2017
At least three dead in Venezuela anti-government protests
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At least three dead in Venezuela anti-government protests

Dozens more injured in 'mother of all protests' against President Nicolas Maduro
20 Apr 2017
Venezuela moves closer to dictatorship
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro
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Venezuela moves closer to dictatorship

Opposition claim coup after pro-Nicolas Maduro Supreme Court takes over powers of opposition-controlled congress
31 Mar 2017
Boost for campaign to oust Venezuela's Maduro
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Boost for campaign to oust Venezuela's Maduro

Poll suggests 64 per cent of country would vote to remove embattled leader
2 Aug 2016
Venezuela on the brink of collapse
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Venezuela on the brink of collapse

Political and financial crisis deepens with pressure on president Nicolas Maduro to stand down
19 May 2016
Why Venezuela is imposing a two-day week
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Why Venezuela is imposing a two-day week

Almost three million public sector workers to stay home in a bid to allay electricity shortage
27 Apr 2016
World's deadliest cities named
Caracas protests
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World's deadliest cities named

Caracas takes lead in league table based on number of murders per year
29 Jan 2016
Why has Obama declared Venezuela a national security threat?
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro
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Why has Obama declared Venezuela a national security threat?

Venezuela joins Iran and Syria on the threat list, as Washington issues latest round of sanctions against officials
10 Mar 2015
Venezuela burns after arrest of opposition leader Lopez
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Venezuela burns after arrest of opposition leader Lopez

Leopoldo Lopez surrenders to national guardsmen after impassioned speech to supporters in Caracas
20 Feb 2014
CHAVEZ: Death from cancer was 'US plot'
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CHAVEZ: Death from cancer was 'US plot'

Week of mourning declared for Venezuela's socialist leader as conspiracy theories fly in Caracas
6 Mar 2013
VENEZUELA: Power struggle as Chavez clings to life
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VENEZUELA: Power struggle as Chavez clings to life

'Bleak' update on the president's condition comes as his nominated successor Maduro begins electioneering
5 Mar 2013