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Stories with person: Nicolas Maduro
  • Venezuela faces mounting international pressure over crisis story has photos
    Updated: Jun-23-16 3:54 pm

    WASHINGTON - The head of the Organization of American States added his voice Thursday to the chorus of international leaders stepping up pressure on Venezuela to address a humanitarian crisis and end a crackdown on opposition activists.

  • Top US diplomat meets with Venezuela's president amid crisis 
    Updated: Jun-22-16 5:30 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - A senior U.S. diplomat met with Venezuela's socialist president Wednesday, apparently hoping to prevent a humanitarian disaster and ease a political crisis in this deeply polarized nation.

  • Kerry of US asks Venezuela to respect rights, ease shortages story has photos
    Updated: Jun-14-16 5:46 pm

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that the Obama administrative will resume a diplomatic push to ease tensions with Venezuela as the socialist South America nation plunges deeper into economic and political chaos.

  • Venezuela officials OK 1st step toward still-distant recall 
    Updated: Jun-10-16 8:02 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - A complex effort to recall President Nicolas Maduro can advance, Venezuelan electoral officials said Friday, but opponents of the leader still face enormous hurdles to removing him from office - and even more in ousting his socialist party as the country plunges into economic crisis.

  • As hunger mounts, Venezuelans turn to trash for food story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-08-16 3:09 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - Until recently, Julio Noguera worked at a bakery. Now he spends his evenings searching through the garbage for food.

  • Venezuelan protesters clash with police, demand recall story has photos
    Updated: Jun-07-16 6:49 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - Police in Venezuela's capital clashed Tuesday with thousands of protesters demanding that election authorities allow to move forward a recall referendum on cutting short President Nicolas Maduro's term.

  • Venezuela president calls Sanders a 'revolutionary friend' 
    Updated: Jun-01-16 8:37 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's socialist president is hailing U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders as a "revolutionary friend."

  • 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.