- 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.
- Spain summons Venezuelan ambassador over president's remarks Updated: Jan-22-16 12:53 pm
MADRID - The Spanish Foreign Ministry has summoned the Venezuelan ambassador to again protest comments by Venezuela's president against acting Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.
- 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.
- Head of Venezuela's new opposition congress ready to fight Updated: Jan-13-16 6:05 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - Leaning back in the mahogany chair that belonged to his imposing socialist predecessor, new congress boss Henry Ramos doesn't seem worried about being branded an out-of-touch conservative intent on burying the memory of late President Hugo Chavez and ousting his successor.
- Venezuelan high court declares opposition congress null Updated: Jan-11-16 7:38 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's Supreme Court on Monday declared that the new opposition-dominated congress' decisions are void until it unseats three barred lawmakers, bringing the country closer to a showdown over power in the legislature.