- Venezuela top court overrules Congress on economic emergency Updated: Feb-11-16 9:23 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's Supreme Court overruled the opposition-controlled congress on Thursday and granted broad decree powers to President Nicolas Maduro.
- Venezuela's UN envoy: Not concerned about US investigations Updated: Feb-01-16 7:52 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Venezuela's ambassador to the United Nations dismissed the possibility of cooperating with U.S. investigations into billion-dollar bribery schemes that allegedly occurred at the country's state-run oil company while he was in charge.
- Venezuela congress nixes Maduro request for emergency powers Updated: Jan-22-16 5:57 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's opposition-led congress on Friday rejected President Nicolas Maduro's request for emergency powers amid a plunging national economy, the depths of which were dramatized by an IMF estimate that inflation this year will top 700 percent.
- Venezuela president gets rare live TV criticism Updated: Jan-15-16 10:44 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - In a stunning display of Venezuela's tense new political order, President Nicolas Maduro suffered through a long scolding from the head of the country's new opposition Congress Friday after presenting his state of the nation address.