Nicolas Maduro

Ex-Venezuela Supreme Court judge flees to US, denounces Maduro

Former Venezuelan Supreme Court Justice Christian Zerpa has fled to the United States to protest President Nicolas Maduro's second term that will begin with his inauguration this week, the onetime Maduro backer told a Miami broadcaster on Sunday.

May 1, 2019
May 1, 2019

Guaido faces test with call for 'largest march' in Venezuela history

Opposition leader Juan Guaido faces a key test of support after calling for the "largest march" in Venezuela's history to try to dislodge President Nicolas Maduro, even as the military has so far resisted calls to help remove him.

January 7, 2019
January 7, 2019

Ex-Venezuela Supreme Court judge flees to US, denounces Maduro

Former Venezuelan Supreme Court Justice Christian Zerpa has fled to the United States to protest President Nicolas Maduro's second term that will begin with his inauguration this week, the onetime Maduro backer told a Miami broadcaster on Sunday.

May 21, 2018
May 21, 2018

Venezuela's Maduro re-elected amid outcry over vote

Venezuela's leftist leader Nicolas Maduro wins a new six-year term, but his main rivals disavow the election alleging massive irregularities in a process critics decried as a farce propping up a dictatorship.

August 2, 2017
August 2, 2017

Venezuela’s president says new assembly to convene soon

President Nicolas Maduro’s government says it is close to convening a special assembly endowed with powers to rewrite the constitution, override other branches of government and punish opposition leaders.

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

Venezuela leader threatens seizure of factories

The Venezuelan president, Nicolas Maduro, threatens the seizure of factories that have stopped production and the jailing of their owners.

December 7, 2015
December 7, 2015

Venezuela opposition wins parliamentary majority

The opposition in Venezuela has won a majority of seats in the National Assembly, overturning nearly two decades of dominance by the Socialists of President Nicolas Maduro.