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Juan Guaidó: 'We want genuinely free elections in Venezuela'

Thursday, March 14th 2019, 17:08

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaidó in BBC interview following sabotage accusations.
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Venezuelan crisis: Running out of food, power and cash in blackout

Wednesday, March 13th 2019, 0:19

Venezuela's blackout has lasted several days and with poverty levels already high and 40C heat, how is the country coping?
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Venezuela: US withdraws all staff from Caracas embassy

Tuesday, March 12th 2019, 13:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Caracas

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the move reflects the "deteriorating situation" in the country.
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Venezuela's Maduro thanks military for defeating 'coup'

Sunday, March 10th 2019, 4:46

The Venezuelan leader's remarks came during a day of pro- and anti-government protests.
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Juan Guaidó: Is there a new cult of personality in Venezuela?

Saturday, March 9th 2019, 0:22

Self-declared interim leader Juan Guaidó enjoys a popularity rating of 75% - but he isn't the first.
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Venezuela power cuts: Blackouts hit Caracas and spread

Friday, March 8th 2019, 17:59
related places: Caracas

Schools and workplaces shut down as the country faces a second day without electricity.
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In pictures: Lights go out on Venezuela's capital Caracas

Friday, March 8th 2019, 16:11
related places: Caracas

The city faces its second day without power, causing all shops, schools and workplaces to close.
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Venezuela crisis: Maduro vows to defeat 'crazed minority'

Wednesday, March 6th 2019, 1:46

Venezuela's president calls for "anti-imperialist marches" to coincide with opposition protests.
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Juan Guaidó flies back to Venezuela despite arrest risk

Monday, March 4th 2019, 21:45
related places: Caracas

Venezuela's self-declared interim leader risks arrest to return to a rally of fervent supporters.
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Venezuela crisis: Crowds greet Juan Guaidó on return

Monday, March 4th 2019, 20:00

Mr Guaidó risks arrest for returning to the country despite his travel ban.
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Venezuela crisis: Juan Guaidó 'on way back home'

Monday, March 4th 2019, 15:13

The self-declared interim president says he is now returning, despite the risk of arrest.
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Venezuela crisis: Why Chavez's followers are standing by Maduro

Monday, March 4th 2019, 15:07

Will supporters of Venezuela's late leader Hugo Chávez continue to back his successor in office?
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Anti-migration Hungary welcomes Venezuelans, secretly

Monday, March 4th 2019, 0:00
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Hungary Hungary

Notoriously anti-migrant Hungary is taking in Venezuelan refugees - if they are of Hungarian ancestry.
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Venezuela crisis: How much aid is getting in?

Thursday, February 28th 2019, 0:14
related countries: United States United States

A large shipment of US humanitarian aid has been refused entry into Venezuela.
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After the fight for humanitarian aid, what next for Venezuela’s opposition?

Monday, February 25th 2019, 8:10

As tensions mount over foreign intervention, Venezuelans tell the BBC's Katy Watson what the future holds for Nicolás Maduro.
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Venezuela crisis: Who is buying its oil now?

Monday, February 25th 2019, 0:43
related countries: United States United States

Sanctions block US companies doing business with Venezuela's state oil company.
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Venezuela crisis: President Maduro's 'days numbered' - Mike Pompeo

Sunday, February 24th 2019, 20:31

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks after deadly clashes over humanitarian aid deliveries
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Rival concerts on either side of Venezuela-Colombia border

Saturday, February 23rd 2019, 4:17

One had the support of embattled President Nicolas Maduro, while the other was backed by opposition leader Juan Guaidó.
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Venezuela crisis: Brazil vows to deliver aid, defying Maduro

Wednesday, February 20th 2019, 8:56
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The growing foreign aid operation organised by Venezuela's opposition is in defiance of President Maduro.
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Trump urges Venezuelan military: 'Set your country free'

Tuesday, February 19th 2019, 3:40
related countries: United States United States

The US president urges the military to back opposition leader Juan Guaido in a Florida speech.
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Maduro: US 'warmongering' in order to take over Venezuela

Tuesday, February 12th 2019, 15:39
related countries: United States United States

Speaking to the BBC, Venezuela's president accuses Donald Trump of undermining the country to his own ends.
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Venezuela crisis: Aid lorries stuck in Colombia border city

Friday, February 8th 2019, 0:23
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States
related places: Aid

Vehicles with US food and medicine are unable to cross a border bridge, blocked by Venezuela.
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Life in Caracas: 'Shortages, violence... it's like a war zone'

Thursday, February 7th 2019, 0:36
related places: Caracas

What do passengers on a bus in Caracas say about life in Venezuela's capital?
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Venezuela crisis: The 'colectivo' groups supporting Maduro

Wednesday, February 6th 2019, 1:25

Groups set up during Hugo Chávez's years as president say they are ready to fight for Venezuela's revolution.
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Venezuela crisis: Juan Guaidó backed by Lima Group

Tuesday, February 5th 2019, 4:47
related countries: Canada Canada, Peru Peru, United States United States

A group of Latin American nations and Canada urge Venezuela's army to support the opposition leader.
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Venezuela crisis: Guaidó ridicules 'civil war' threat

Monday, February 4th 2019, 21:01

Venezuela's political rivals trade accusations as international pressure mounts on President Maduro.
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Venezuela crisis: European states recognise Guaidó as president

Monday, February 4th 2019, 17:11
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Venezuela's embattled President, Nicolás Maduro, rejects an EU deadline to call snap elections.
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Venezuela crisis: Maduro warns of civil war

Monday, February 4th 2019, 9:22

The embattled leader says he cannot rule out a conflict as he defies calls to step down.
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Venezuela crisis: Rival protests held in Caracas

Saturday, February 2nd 2019, 20:53
related places: Caracas

Thousands turn out in support of Juan Guaidó and President Maduro amid a power struggle.
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Turkey warned over Venezuela gold trade

Saturday, February 2nd 2019, 9:20
related countries: Iran Iran, Turkey Turkey

Turkey is under Western pressure to stop buying Venezuelan gold, amid suspicions of an Iran link.
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Venezuela crisis: Why Russia has so much to lose

Friday, February 1st 2019, 22:12
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Caracas

Russia's appetite for protecting relations with Caracas may be more limited than its rhetoric suggests.
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Venezuela protests: Maduro rejects calls for fresh elections

Wednesday, January 30th 2019, 20:37

Venezuela's president says he will not be blackmailed by other countries calling for a new election.
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Maduro and Guaidó: Who is supporting whom in Venezuela?

Wednesday, January 30th 2019, 16:53

The international community is split over who it recognises as the country's current president.
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Juan Guaidó on Venezuela's political crisis

Tuesday, January 29th 2019, 14:00

Self-declared interim leader, Juan Guaidó, says he's right to take over as president among political unrest and protests.
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US hits 'corrupt' Venezuela oil firm PDVSA with sanctions

Tuesday, January 29th 2019, 4:16
related countries: United States United States

The US places sanctions on PDVSA and urges the military to back a peaceful power transfer.
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Venezuelan pirates - the new scourge of the Caribbean

Monday, January 28th 2019, 1:41
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

As Venezuela's economy collapses, a tide of lawlessness - and piracy - is spreading to the nearby island of Trinidad.
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Venezuela: All you need to know about the crisis in seven charts

Sunday, January 27th 2019, 0:09

Discontent fuelled by hyperinflation, power cuts and food and medicine shortages have led to a political crisis in Venezuela. What's going on?
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Venezuela crisis: US vows to 'disconnect' Maduro's funding

Friday, January 25th 2019, 0:24
related countries: United States United States

The US aims to pressure Venezuela's president Nicolás Maduro after labelling him "illegitimate".
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