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Despacito stars condemn Venezuela's Maduro over political remix

Tuesday, July 25th 2017, 0:34

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee vent fury after Venezuela's government re-casts their hit as propaganda.
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Venezuelan violinist Wuilly Arteaga hurt in protest

Sunday, July 23rd 2017, 1:53

Wuilly Arteaga regularly plays at anti-government protests and was injured in the latest clashes.
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'Don't look back'

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 23:30
related countries: Brazil Brazil

While their future is uncertain in Brazil's border towns, they say it is better than in Venezuela.
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Millions vote in disputed Venezuela poll

Monday, July 17th 2017, 9:29

An unofficial referendum rejects plans to rewrite Venezuela's constitution, but the president says it is "meaningless".
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Gunshot heard during Venezuela voting

Monday, July 17th 2017, 0:49

Footage shows an armed attack on voters in Venezuela's unofficial referendum.
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Oscar Pérez, fugitive Venezuelan pilot, reappears at vigil

Friday, July 14th 2017, 2:13

Oscar Pérez is wanted by the government for the helicopter attack on state buildings.
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Venezuela National Assembly stormed by Maduro supporters

Thursday, July 6th 2017, 10:36

About 100 government supporters force their way into Venezuela's opposition-led National Assembly.
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Mob storms Venezuela National Assembly

Wednesday, July 5th 2017, 18:27

Several opposition lawmakers are injured in an attack by pro-government supporters.
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'No turning back'

Saturday, July 1st 2017, 23:43

Venezuelan students have been at the forefront of anti-government protests, so what is driving them?
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In pictures

Friday, June 30th 2017, 4:02
related places: Caracas

Anti-government demonstrations in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, show no signs of abating.
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One crazy day

Wednesday, June 28th 2017, 17:25

From alleged power grabs to helicopter attacks, a lot can happen in a Venezuelan 24 hours.
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Venezuela crisis: Helicopter launches attack on Supreme Court

Wednesday, June 28th 2017, 14:08

The helicopter is reported to have been stolen by a police officer, whose whereabouts are unknown.
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Helicopter circles Caracas before gunshots and bang

Wednesday, June 28th 2017, 4:10

An apparent gun and grenade attack from a helicopter is condemned as a "terrorist" act by President Maduro.
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Venezuela father makes plea to president

Saturday, June 24th 2017, 14:07

David Vallenilla's son was shot dead by military police during a protest earlier in the week.
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Venezuelan baseball season should be cancelled, manager says

Wednesday, June 21st 2017, 18:26

Manager Alfredo Pedrique says the baseball season should be cancelled due to the national crisis.
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Venezuelan president sacks military top brass amid abuses

Wednesday, June 21st 2017, 2:01

President Maduro replaces four commanders amid public outrage over violence against protesters.
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Colombia conflict: Two Dutch journalists kidnapped

Tuesday, June 20th 2017, 1:19
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The two were tracing relatives of an adopted child when they were seized near the Venezuela border.
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Venezuela's child malnutrition crisis grows

Wednesday, June 14th 2017, 23:34

Venezuela is facing record levels of child malnutrition as it experiences severe food shortages.
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Venezuelan general quits over constituent assembly plan

Wednesday, June 14th 2017, 11:22

Alexis López Ramírez says he does not agree with the president's plan for a constituent assembly.
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OAS fails to agree on Venezuela as protests continue

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 10:30

A meeting of the regional body ended without agreement while Venezuelans took to the streets again.
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Grounded

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 23:26

As the political crisis in Venezuela deepens, more parents choose not to send their children to school.
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Irreconcilable visions

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 0:15

With the opposition and the government at loggerheads, the crisis in Venezuela looks set to get worse.
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Death in Caracas

Sunday, May 14th 2017, 0:21

The parents of Juan Pablo Pernalete speak of his death during Venezuela's protest-related violence.
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Venezuela: Violence flares at anti-Maduro motorised protests

Sunday, May 14th 2017, 0:12
related places: Caracas

Riot police on motorbikes fire tear gas against opposition demonstrators in Caracas and other cities.
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Venezuela protests: Elderly clash with police in opposition march

Saturday, May 13th 2017, 0:39
related places: Caracas

Pepper spray is used against a "Grandparents March" in Caracas during anti-Maduro protests.
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Week of protest

Friday, May 12th 2017, 1:13
related places: Caracas

Photographer Alejandro Cegarra captures some tense moments from anti-government protests in Caracas.
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Venezuela protests: On streets of Caracas

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 14:34
related places: Caracas

BBC's Vladimir Hernandez reports from Caracas, five weeks into anti-government protests.
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'Resist until I die'

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 5:31

Who are the protesters like "La Muerte" fighting for change in ailing Venezuela?
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Venezuela sees sharp rise in infant and maternal mortality

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 0:14

The Venezuelan government publishes new data showing a 30% rise in child deaths.
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Venezuela indigenous group flees crisis for Brazil

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 0:27
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Manaus

Indigenous Warao people from Venezuela come to Brazil's Amazon city of Manaus in search of food.
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Venezuela: Armoured vehicle drives into protesters

Saturday, May 6th 2017, 8:35
related places: Caracas

Anti-government protesters and riot police continue to clash on the streets of Caracas, Venezuela.
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End Venezuela violence, says conductor

Thursday, May 4th 2017, 22:27

Celebrated Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel tells the government to "listen to the people".
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Venezuela crisis: One dead as protesters clash with police

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017, 23:10
related places: Caracas

A teenage protester dies in Caracas as a demonstration begins peacefully and descends into chaos.
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Venezuela opposition holds silent march to honour dead

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 21:23

Venezuela's opposition march in silence to honour the dead in three weeks of anti-government protests.
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Venezuela: Ten people killed in Caracas looting incident

Friday, April 21st 2017, 18:58
related places: Caracas

The incident comes after two days of often violent protests against President Maduro's government.
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Venezuela crisis: Police fire tear gas as protests continue

Friday, April 21st 2017, 8:07

Further clashes have erupted between Venezuelan riot police and opponents of President Maduro.
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Venezuela crisis: Police fire tear gas as protests enter second day

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 19:48
related places: Caracas

Police fire tear gas at demonstrators during the second day of violent protests in the capital, Caracas.
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