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  • However, crowds were smaller than the hundreds of thousands of people who flooded the streets of Caracas and provincial cities on Wednesday, the latest and largest in several weeks of protests against what Maduro's opponents condemn as a lurch toward dictatorship. At around midday on Thursday, a few thousand people protested in Caracas, although opposition...

  • However, crowds were smaller than the hundreds of thousands of people who flooded the streets of Caracas and provincial cities on Wednesday, the latest and largest in several weeks of protests against what Maduro's opponents condemn as a lurch toward dictatorship. At around midday on Thursday, a few thousand people protested in Caracas, although opposition...

  • CARACAS, April 20- Venezuela's opposition called for renewed nationwide protests on Thursday to pressure the government of President Nicolas Maduro to hold elections and improve a collapsing economy, a day after three people were killed in similar demonstrations. Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets of Caracas and provincial cities on...

  • CARACAS, April 20- Venezuela's opposition called for renewed nationwide protests on Thursday to pressure the government of President Nicolas Maduro to hold elections and improve a collapsing economy, a day after three people were killed in similar demonstrations. Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets of Caracas and provincial cities on...

  • Those findings come as the semi-annual gathering of finance officials from the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Group of 20 major economies kicks off in Washington, where the case against protectionist trade policies is expected to be a major theme. "For the first time in five years, all the major economies seem to be growing in sync," noted Ajay...

  • Nicolas Maduro, president of Venezuela

    The Venezuelan government donated $500,000 to Donald Trump’s inauguration fund despite on-going economic and political turmoil that has spouted the worst protests in years and a rising death toll.

  • CARACAS/ SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela, April 19- Two Venezuelan students and a National Guard sergeant died on Wednesday after being shot during protests against unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro, increasing turmoil in the volatile nation amid a devastating economic crisis. Opposition supporters protested in Caracas and other cities in what they...

  • CARACAS/ SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela, April 19- Two Venezuelan students died on Wednesday after being shot during protests against unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro, increasing turmoil in the volatile nation amid a devastating economic crisis. Opposition supporters protested in Caracas and other cities in what they called "the mother of all marches,"...

  • CARACAS/ SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela, April 19- Two Venezuelan students died on Wednesday after being shot during protests against unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro, increasing turmoil in the volatile nation amid a crippling economic crisis. Opposition supporters protested in Caracas and other cities in what they called "the mother of all marches,"...

  • CARACAS/ SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela, April 19- Two Venezuelan students died on Wednesday after being shot during protests against unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro, increasing turmoil in the volatile nation amid a brutal economic crisis. Opposition supporters protested in Caracas and other cities in what they called "the mother of all marches,"...

  • Opposition supporters protested in Caracas and other cities, denouncing Maduro for eroding democracy and plunging the oil-rich economy into chaos. Carlos Moreno, 18, a student, was on his way to play soccer in Caracas and did not plan to take part in the demonstration when government supporters approached an opposition gathering and fired shots, according to...

  • HOUSTON/ PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela, April 18- In the scorching heat of the Caribbean Sea, workers in scuba suits scrub crude oil by hand from the hull of the Caspian Galaxy, a tanker so filthy it can't set sail in international waters. The vessel is among many that are constantly contaminated at two major export terminals where they load crude from Venezuela's state-run...

  • SAO PAULO, April 12- When Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez inaugurated a high-voltage cable providing power to neighboring Brazil in 2001, the leftist leader hailed it as a step toward regional integration that would spur development in South America. Flanked by his Brazilian and Cuban counterparts, Chavez used the ceremony in the border town of Santa Elena...

  • Venezuela's government fired tear gas and rubber bullets at some of the thousands of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro who poured into the streets of Caracas Saturday.

  • CARACAS, April 7- Venezuela's central bank has reached a deal that will provide the country with at least $300 million from New York- based investment fund Fintech Advisory Inc to help offset a cash crunch, two market sources and a source close to the government told Reuters on Friday. Venezuela's oil-dependent economy is suffering a brutal recession that has...

  • CARACAS, April 7- Venezuela's central bank has reached a deal that will provide the country with at least $300 million from New York- based investment fund Fintech Advisory Inc to help offset a cash crunch, two market sources and a source close to the government told Reuters on Friday. Venezuela's oil-dependent economy is suffering a brutal recession that has...

  • CARACAS, April 7- Venezuela's central bank has agreed to a repurchase agreement that would provide at least $300 million from New York- based investment fund Fintech Advisory Inc amid a cash crunch, two market sources and a source close to the government told Reuters on Friday. Venezuela's oil-dependent economy is suffering a brutal recession that has...

  • CARACAS, April 6- Venezuela's state oil company, PDVSA, said on Thursday it had "started bank transfers" to make its first April bond payments, outlays that will further squeeze the already cash-strapped business amid a deep recession. President Nicolas Maduro's government has pledged to keep paying bondholders, bashing default talk as a Wall Street plot to...

  • Aberdeen: Political uncertainty rising from Venezuela nationalizations

    Edwin Gutierrez, head of emerging market sovereign debt at Aberdeen Asset Management, talks about on emerging markets, with specific comment on South Africa and Venezuela.

  • A National Guard officer discharges pepper spray on demonstrators during a second day of protests as the Supreme Court reverses its decision to seize the powers of the opposition-led Congress in Caracas, Venezuela, on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

    Nicolas Maduro may have gone too far, and now even allies are turning against him.