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VIDEO: Growing discontent in Venezuela

Wednesday, May 25th 2016, 21:27

Fresh street rallies were held in Venezuela on Wednesday, as protesters voiced their discontent about President Nicolas Maduro, who they want ousted from office.
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Sugar shortage hits Coke in Venezuela

Tuesday, May 24th 2016, 1:26

A sugar shortage has forced Coca-Cola to stop producing soft drinks in Venezuela amid an escalating food and energy shortage.
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Venezuela state of emergency 'justified'

Friday, May 20th 2016, 9:55

The Venezuelan Supreme Court rules that a decree issued by President Nicolas Maduro last week declaring a state of emergency is constitutional.
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Latin American 'traitor' row escalates

Thursday, May 19th 2016, 11:38
related countries: United States United States

The head of the Organization of American States swaps "traitor" insults with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in a public spat.
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VIDEO: 'If people come with cardiac arrest, they die'

Thursday, May 19th 2016, 6:15

The BBC has obtained exclusive access to one of Venezuela's biggest public hospitals, which is suffering from chronic shortages and a lack of resources.
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Tear gas fired at Venezuela protest

Wednesday, May 18th 2016, 21:02

Venezuelan police fire tear gas against anti-government protesters demanding a recall referendum on embattled President Nicolas Maduro.
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VIDEO: 'Venezuela is incredibly tense'

Wednesday, May 18th 2016, 18:59
related places: Caracas

Venezuelan police have fired tear gas against anti-government protesters in Caracas - Wyre Davies was covering the protest as it turned violent.
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What has gone wrong in Venezuela?

Wednesday, May 18th 2016, 18:02

What's gone wrong in Venezuela?
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Venezuela opposition appeals to army

Tuesday, May 17th 2016, 23:42

Venezuela's opposition leader Henrique Capriles says the army must choose between President Nicolas Maduro and its duty to defend the constitution.
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'No recall vote' for Venezuela's Maduro

Monday, May 16th 2016, 11:50

There will be no recall referendum against Venezuelan President Maduro, Vice-President Aristobulo Isturiz says, accusing the opposition of fraud.
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VIDEO: Venezuela crisis: 'People ready to explode'

Sunday, May 15th 2016, 13:34

Opposition leaders in Venezuela are warning people are ready to "explode" after the president announced a state of emergency.
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Maduro threatens seizure of shut factories

Sunday, May 15th 2016, 0:06

The Venezuelan president threatens the seizure of factories that have stopped production as opposition protesters press for his removal.
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VIDEO: Venezuela opposition protest in Caracas

Saturday, May 14th 2016, 23:53
related places: Caracas

Opposition protesters have rallied in Venezuela's capital, Caracas, as they push for a recall vote to remove the country's President, Nicolas Maduro, from power.
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Venezuela police block opposition march

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 0:17
related places: Caracas

Police in Venezuela use tear gas and block the path of opposition demonstrators marching against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas.
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Left in the dark as Venezuela crisis deepens

Friday, May 6th 2016, 23:55

Hospital shortages increase anger in Venezuela
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Venezuela opposition present petition

Monday, May 2nd 2016, 19:49

Venezuela's opposition presents to the electoral authorities a petition calling for a referendum to oust President Nicolas Maduro.
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'Many sign' Venezuela recall petition

Thursday, April 28th 2016, 21:28

The Venezuelan opposition claims that 600,000 people have signed a petition for a recall referendum on President Nicolas Maduro.
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Venezuela imposes two-day week

Wednesday, April 27th 2016, 2:45

Venezuela public sector employees are told to work only Monday and Tuesday until the country overcomes a worsening energy crisis.
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Bid to oust Venezuela's Maduro blocked

Monday, April 25th 2016, 22:07

Venezuela's supreme court rejects an opposition-backed constitutional amendment to cut short the term of President Nicolas Maduro.
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Venezuela to cut power for four hours

Friday, April 22nd 2016, 0:38

Venezuela introduces power cuts of four hours a day from next week to deal with a worsening energy crisis.
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Venezuela court overturns amnesty bill

Tuesday, April 12th 2016, 4:49

Venezuela's Supreme Court overturns an amnesty for political prisoners approved last month by the opposition-controlled parliament.
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Grassroots democracy feels the strain in Venezuela

Monday, April 4th 2016, 23:34

Grassroots democracy meets party power in Venezuela
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Venezuela lawmakers pass amnesty bill

Wednesday, March 30th 2016, 10:44

The opposition-controlled National Assembly in Venezuela passes an amnesty bill aimed at freeing dozens of jailed opposition leaders.
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Venezuela's media reflect the country's political divisions

Thursday, March 17th 2016, 0:43

Venezuelan media reflect country's division
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Venezuela opposition launches protests

Saturday, March 12th 2016, 21:28

Venezuela's opposition hold a day of nationwide protests at the start of a campaign to force President Nicolas Maduro from office.
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Cuban concerns over Venezuela's economic woes

Friday, March 11th 2016, 1:55
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuela's bilateral healthcare programmes with Cuba are under pressure
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Clashes in Venezuela over court ruling

Thursday, March 3rd 2016, 12:02
related places: San Cristobal

Students in the Venezuelan city of San Cristobal clash with police as they protest against a court ruling curtailing the legislature's powers.
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Venezuela's farmers: 'Planting for the revolution'

Thursday, February 25th 2016, 0:18

Venezuela's farmers battle crippling shortages
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Plunging oil prices send Venezuela into steep decline

Saturday, February 20th 2016, 17:18

Plummeting oil prices drag down Venezuela's economy
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Venezuela hikes petrol prices amid crisis

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 4:17

Venezuela raises petrol prices for the first time in 20 years as part of a series of measures aimed at easing an economic crisis.
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Oil falls despite Saudi-Russian deal

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 16:25
related countries: Russia Russia, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Oil prices fell on Tuesday despite Saudi Arabia and Russia agreeing to freeze oil output at January levels if other producers follow suit.
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Venezuela leader's foes move to oust him

Friday, February 12th 2016, 19:11

The new opposition-controlled National Assembly in Venezuela plans to speed up moves to oust the government of Nicolas Maduro as economic woes deepen.
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Venezuelan shops halve work hours

Monday, February 8th 2016, 2:25
related places: Caracas

Shopping centres in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, say they will be halving their opening times to four hours a day.
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Venezuela decrees economic emergency

Friday, January 15th 2016, 22:15

The Venezuelan government announces a 60-day economic emergency to deal with the country's worsening crisis.
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Venezuela MPs quit amid power struggle

Wednesday, January 13th 2016, 22:09

Three opposition politicians in Venezuela agree to give up their seats in the National Assembly to break a political deadlock.
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