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Venezuelan presidential election marked by empty precincts, ...
Caracas, May 21 : The Venezuelan presidential election was marked by a lack of voters at many polling places and reports of irregularities by the main adversaries of President Nicolas Maduro, who is running for re-election.

Maduro re-elected as Venezuelan President
Caracas, May 21 : Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has won the election, claiming a second six-year term, in a vote marred by an opposition boycott and alleged foul play, media reported on Monday.

Kumana's Avocado Sauces to Hit Safeway and Albertsons Store Shelves ...
LOS ANGELES, May 18: Kumana, best known for their Venezuelan-inspired Avocado Sauces, is set to expand their distribution in 400 Safeway and Albertsons locations across Northern California and Portland regions which will be available starting in June.

US imposes new sanctions on Venezuela
Washington, May 19 : The US Treasury has announced it has imposed sanctions on an influential Venezuelan political figure, three persons related to him and his alleged "corruption network".

10 dead in Venezuela prison riot, says military
Caracas, May 18 : A prison riot in the northwestern Venezuelan state of Lara left 10 dead and 25 injured, a military spokesperson told the media on Friday.

Copa Libertadores: Corinthians rout Deportivo Lara to enter 2nd ...
Barquisimeto (Venezuela), May 18 : A hat trick by forward Jadson helped Brazilian club Corinthians crush Venezuela's Deportivo Lara 7-2 and advance to the round-of-16 of the Copa Libertadores football tournament here.

US urges OAS to suspend Venezuela, impose new sanctions
Washington, May 8 : The US has urged the Organisation of American States (OAS) to suspend Venezuela from its ranks and impose new sanctions on alleged drug traffickers linked with the Nicolas Maduro government in Caracas.

Boycott call for Venezuelan presidential polls
Caracas, May 4 : The opposition parties in Venezuela have said they will not participate in the May 20 presidential elections and urged citizens to refrain from "validating the fraud".

Deportivo Lara trump Millonarios in Copa Libertadores
Cabudare (Venezuela), April 25 : Venezuelan football club Deportivo Lara defeated Colombian outfit Millonarios 2-1 in the fourth round of the Copa Libertadores, with their midfielder Carlos Sierra Lopez scoring a brace, which revived the team's ranking in Group G.

Venezuelan photographer Schemidt wins World Press Photo contest
The Hague, April 13 : Venezuelan photographer Ronaldo Schemidt has won the World Press Photo 2018 contest with his picture showing a protester catching fire in Venezuela, the World Press Photo foundation has announced.

68 killed in riot, fire at Venezuela prison
Caracas, March 29 : At least 68 people have been killed in a fire that erupted during a riot at a jail in Venezuelan city of Valencia, according to a government official.

Fire in Venezuelan Prison kills 68
New York , Mar. 29 : A fire erupted at a jail in Venezuela's northern city of Valencia, has claimed at least 68 lives, attorney general Tarek Saab said on Wednesday.

68 killed in Venezuela prison fire
Caracas, March 29 : At least 68 people were killed in a fire at a prison in Venezuela's Carabobo state, according to a government official.

Venezuelan prison riot kills 5
Valencia, Venezuela, March 29 : A riot broke out Wednesday at a prison in the central Venezuelan state of Carabobo, leaving five inmates dead and two police officers injured, the media reported.

Venezuela to eliminate three zeros from currency
Caracas, March 23 : Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has decided to eliminate three zeros off the country's inflation-ridden currency, the bolivar, taking effect from June 4, as an economic measure to "guarantee commercial activities".

Venezuela boxer succumbs to injuries during bout
Beijing [China], March 22 : Venezuela's boxer Yeison Cohen has passed away, aged 28.

Venezuela slams Donald Trump for banning its cryptocurrency
Washington D.C. [United States] March 21 : Diosdado Cabellohe, vice president of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela slammed United States President Donald Trump for signing a decree prohibiting Americans from using Venezuela's newly introduced cryptocurrency, Petro.

White House bans Venezuela's digital currency
Washington D.C. [United States], March 20 : United States President Donald Trump's administration on Monday announced that it was broadening sanctions against Venezuela by blacklisting four government officials, and banning the country's new Petro cryptocurrency, which President Nicolas Maduro ...

US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan officials
Washington, March 20 : The US Treasury slapped sanctions on Monday on four current and former senior Venezuelan officials, accusing them of alleged economic mismanagement and corruption.

US prohibits transactions with Venezuela's digital currency
Washington, March 20 : US President Donald Trump on Monday issued an executive order prohibiting US transactions with Venezuela's digital currency, a move to further block the South American country's access to US financial market.

The British School Caracas selects The Red Pen to lead University ...
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 15 : The Red Pen announced that it has been appointed to provide in-house university counselling services for The British School Caracas (TBSC) in Venezuela.

Venezuela presidential elections delayed to May 2018
Venezuela [South America], Mar 2 : : The Venezuela presidential elections on Thursday have been pushed back to May 2018 as per an agreement with the opposition, citing media reports.

Venezuela's Maduro wants 'mega-election' amid opposition boycott
Caracas, Feb 22 : Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has proposed holding a "mega-election" after the opposition coalition said it would boycott a planned presidential poll in April.

Trump denounces religious oppression in world
Washington, Feb 9 : US President Donald Trump on Thursday once again denounced the "repressive regimes" of Cuba, Venezuela, Iran and North Korea and said that his administration is on the side of all those people around the world suffering "persecution" because of their religious faith.

Venezuelan presidential election on April 22
Caracas, Feb 8 : Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) has announced that the country's presidential election will be held on April 22.

US, Argentina considering oil sale restrictions on Venezuela
Buenos Aires, Feb 5 : US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Argentine counterpart, Jorge Faurie have said here that they are considering imposing oil sale restrictions on Caracas to pressure President Nicolas Maduro and return Venezuela to a "constitutional regime".

Venezuelan assembly orders elections by Apr 30
Caracas [Venezuela], Jan 24 : Venezuela's pro-government constituent assembly announced on Tuesday that elections should be held by April 30.

Food riots in Venezuela claim 4 lives
Bogota [Colombia], Jan 15 : At least four people have died and 16 others got injured after riots broke out in Venezuela's Merida state over food shortages.

Venezuela's Crisis Surpasses the Great Depression, According to Noted ...
CARACAS, Venezuela and MIAMI: The collapse of Venezuela's economy is acquiring historical profiles, which equal or surpass the Great Depression suffered by the United States between 1929 and 1939, according to the economist Gerver Torres, who delivered a lecture recently entitled Venezuela: Towards ...

Protests in Venezuela over pork shortage
Caracas, Dec 29 : Angry Venezuelans took to the streets after President Nicolas Maduro accused Portugal of being behind a pork shortage that left thousands of the country's poor without their traditional Christmas dinner, the media reported.