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New blackout hits large parts of Venezuela

New blackout hits large parts of Venezuela

A new blackout across large parts of Venezuela, including the capital Caracas, forced many to spend another night in the dark on Tuesday, AFP and accounts published on social media said.

Venezuelans protest as Guaido declares 'definitive' escalation

Venezuelans protest as Guaido declares 'definitive' escalation

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday launched what he promised will be a "definitive" escalation of pressure to force the country's embattled leftist leader from office.

Venezuela's Guaido calls demo to maintain pressure on Maduro

Venezuela's Guaido calls demo to maintain pressure on Maduro

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido urged his supporters to demonstrate in the streets Saturday to maintain pressure on his rival President Nicolas Maduro, amid rising anger over the collapse of public services.

US calls Russia deployment of planes to Venezuela 'reckless escalation'

US calls Russia deployment of planes to Venezuela 'reckless escalation'

The United States on Monday accused Russia of "reckless escalation" of the situation in Venezuela by deploying military planes and personnel to the crisis-stricken South American nation that Washington has hit with crippling sanctions.

Russia to meet US officials in Rome for talks on Venezuela crisis

Russia to meet US officials in Rome for talks on Venezuela crisis

Russian and US diplomats are to meet in Rome to discuss the crisis in Venezuela on Tuesday, according to the Foreign Ministry in Moscow.

Guaido vows to oust Maduro as thousands of Venezuelans protest

Guaido vows to oust Maduro as thousands of Venezuelans protest

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido vowed Tuesday to take Nicolas Maduro's place in the presidential palace "very soon," as thousands of people took to the streets of Caracas to protest.

Guaido, Maduro rallies set as Venezuela struggles with blackout

Guaido, Maduro rallies set as Venezuela struggles with blackout

Thousands of Venezuelans are expected to protest once again Saturday as opposition leader Juan Guaido cranks up the pressure on beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro -- in the midst of a sweeping electricity blackout that has crippled the crisis-wracked country.

US to punish foreign entities funding Venezuela's Maduro

US to punish foreign entities funding Venezuela's Maduro

The United States will impose sanctions on foreign institutions helping to finance embattled far-left Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro, the White House said Wednesday.

Venezuela's Guaido risks arrest as he returns home to defy Maduro

Venezuela's Guaido risks arrest as he returns home to defy Maduro

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido plans to risk arrest by returning home on Monday, after he ignored a court-imposed travel ban and toured Latin American countries to boost support for his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela's Guaido says 600 military have left Maduro government

Venezuela's Guaido says 600 military have left Maduro government

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, visiting Paraguay on Friday to raise support for a change of government in his country, said that 600 members of the military have abandoned the government of Nicolas Maduro in recent days.

Spain says Maduro has 'no intention' of negotiating

Spain says Maduro has 'no intention' of negotiating

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Wednesday Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro had "no intention of negotiating" but rejected any foreign military intervention in the economically-strapped country.

Venezuela's Guaido meets with foreign allies for anti-Maduro strategy

Venezuela's Guaido meets with foreign allies for anti-Maduro strategy

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is meeting with members of a multinational support group in Bogota Monday to hammer out a strategy to remove his rival Nicolas Maduro from office.