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Iran, Venezuela supply gap to dominate OPEC meet: IEA

Iran, Venezuela supply gap to dominate OPEC meet: IEA

An oil production shortfall in Iran and Venezuela may force OPEC and Russia to decide later this month to open their taps, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday.

Venezuela releases US missionary Holt, says Trump

Venezuela releases US missionary Holt, says Trump

The Venezuelan government on Saturday released an American, Joshua Holt, whom it has held since 2016 on weapons charges, US President Donald Trump and Utah Senator Orrin Hatch announced separately on Twitter.

Venezuela arrests 15 military officials over vote: rights group

Venezuela arrests 15 military officials over vote: rights group

Venezuela arrested at least 15 military officials around the time of its widely criticized weekend presidential election, according to a local rights group, adding to scores already detained ...

G7 rejects Maduro's Venezuela election win

G7 rejects Maduro's Venezuela election win

The Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations on Wednesday rejected Venezuela's presidential election outcome, saying Nicolas Maduro's win lacks ‘legitimacy and credibility’ and calling for a new vote.

US will not recognize Venezuela election results

US will not recognize Venezuela election results

The United States will not recognize the result of Venezuela's presidential election which took place on Sunday, US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan said.

Venezuela's Maduro eyes second term despite economic woes

Venezuela's Maduro eyes second term despite economic woes

Venezuelans, reeling under a devastating economic crisis, vote Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition and condemned by much of the international community but expected to hand deeply unpopular President Nicolas Maduro a new mandate.

Venezuelan team suspends players over animal abuse video

Venezuelan team suspends players over animal abuse video

Two Venezuelan footballers were sacked Tuesday by their first division team after one of them videotaped the other mistreating a kitten and shared it on social media, sparking an outcry.

Police officers arrested after 68 die in Venezuela prison riot

Police officers arrested after 68 die in Venezuela prison riot

Five high-ranking police officers have been arrested in Venezuela following the deaths of 68 inmates in a prison riot, local media reported.

Venezuela jailbreak attempt sparks blaze, 68 dead

Venezuela jailbreak attempt sparks blaze, 68 dead

A fire allegedly set during an attempted jailbreak from Venezuelan police holding cells killed 68 people on Wednesday, the country's top prosecutor and an inmates' rights group said.

Teen shot dead in food truck looting in Venezuela

Teen shot dead in food truck looting in Venezuela

A 19-year-old Venezuelan was shot dead when hundreds of people looted trucks carrying flour and chicken in the western city of Guanare, as the oil-rich but impoverished country faces desperate food shortages.

Buoyed by mayoral votes, Venezuela socialists eye presidency race

Buoyed by mayoral votes, Venezuela socialists eye presidency race

President Nicolas Maduro has set his sights on Venezuela's 2018 presidential election after the ruling Socialist Party as predicted dominated mayoral polls with the help of a partial boycott by a crumbling opposition.

Venezuela opposition leader Ledezma flees to Spain

Venezuela opposition leader Ledezma flees to Spain

Veteran Venezuelan opposition leader Antonio Ledezma, under house arrest since 2015 for alleged coup plotting, escaped across the border to Colombia on Friday and later flew to Spain.