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Stories with person: Nicolas Maduro
  • Ex-presidents meet with Venezuela government, oppo story has photos
    Updated: May-28-16 7:54 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - A group of former presidents has held secret meetings in the Dominican Republic with Venezuelan officials and government opponents in an attempt to mediate the South American nation's political standoff.

  • Argentina and Brazil agree to mediate in Venezuela crisis story has photos
    Updated: May-23-16 7:59 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Brazil and Argentina will work together to help find a solution to Venezuela's political crisis, Brazil's acting foreign minister said Monday.

  • Spain gives nationality to 6 opposition-linked Venezuelans 
    Updated: May-20-16 8:03 am

    MADRID - The government says it has granted Spanish nationality to six Venezuelans linked to the opposition, including two family members of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez.

  • Uruguay's Mujica: Venezuela's Maduro is 'crazy as a goat' story has photos
    Updated: May-19-16 7:36 pm

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Former Uruguayan President Jose Mujica says embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is "crazy as a goat."

  • Vatican envoy's visit to Venezuela canceled amid tensions 
    Updated: May-19-16 4:56 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - A planned visit to Venezuela by the Vatican's foreign minister was called off Thursday amid mounting tensions between the country's government and the political opposition.

  • Ex-Latin American leaders express concern over Venezuela 
    Updated: May-18-16 10:40 am

    MADRID - Ex-Spanish premier Jose Maria Aznar and 23 former Latin American leaders have a signed a declaration expressing concern over the perceived collapse of constitutional order in Venezuela and protesting alleged "political persecution" of opposition parties there.

  • Venezuela opposition rejects Maduro's state of emergency story has photos
    Updated: May-17-16 7:06 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan opposition leaders are rejecting a 60-day state of emergency declared by President Nicolas Maduro.

  • Maduro threatens to seize idle Venezuela plants, jail owners story has photos
    Updated: May-15-16 1:04 am

    CARACAS, Venezuela - President Nicolas Maduro threatened Saturday to take over idle factories and jail their owners following a decree granting him expanded powers to act in the face of a deep economic crisis.

  • Chinese bullet train in Venezuela stalls as alliance derails story has photos
    Updated: May-14-16 8:48 am

    ZARAZA, Venezuela - It was once billed as a model of socialist fraternity: South America's first high-speed train, powered by Chinese technology, crisscrossing Venezuela to bring development to its backwater plains. Now all but abandoned, it has become a symbol of economic collapse - and a strategic relationship gone adrift.

  • US officials: Venezuelan president's hold on power weakening story has photos
    Updated: May-13-16 11:15 pm

    WASHINGTON - U.S. intelligence analysts are increasingly convinced that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is likely to be pushed aside by members of his own socialist movement before finishing his term.

  • Sony making series about life of Venezuela's Hugo 
    Updated: May-12-16 9:08 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - The life of late President Hugo Chavez is coming to the small screen, much to the displeasure of Venezuela's socialist leaders who consider themselves guardians of the charismatic leader's image and of the revolution he initiated.

  • Venezuelans clash with police in march to demand recall 
    Updated: May-11-16 5:52 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan protesters clashed Wednesday with police who fired tear gas on marchers demanding that election officials start counting signatures for a vote to recall President Nicolas Maduro.

  • Venezuela opposition delivers petitions to remove president story has photos
    Updated: May-02-16 6:09 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - The opposition turned in petitions to Venezuelan electoral authorities Monday that it said carried signatures of 1.8 million voters seeking President Nicolas Maduro's removal in a nationwide referendum.