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An opposition legislator says Venezuela's economic crisis could worsen with the depreciation of the bolivar
Guaido, who is recognized by the United States and some 60 other countries as the country's interim president, is the leader of the Popular Will party
The rival claims come two years after election results handing President Nicolas Maduro a victory sparked mass protests and a violent police crackdown
In the midst of a collapsing health system, desperate Caracas emergency services are increasingly looking to the 'Angeles de las vias (Angels of the Roads) NGO to fill the gap
Experts blame Venezuela's oil production drop on government mismanagement, corruption, and a failure over many years to invest in infrastructure upgrades and maintenance
Crisis-wracked Venezuela has been in recession for more than 6 years
With help from the Pan American Health Organization, the two sides will coordinate efforts to seek financial resources to combat the pandemic
Iran's ambassador to the United Nations says that with the move, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is pulling the 'final plug' on the nuclear deal after President Donald Trump withdrew the US from it in 2018
Juan Guaido dismisses Luis Parra as 'an accomplice to dictatorship'
President Nicolas Maduro's government reports 10 COVID-19 deaths out of 1,121 cases in a country of 30 million people
Venezuela's Attorney General Tarek William Saab says his office had asked the Supreme Court 'to determine if the Voluntad Popular political organization is a terrorist organization'
The Banco Central de Venezuela demands that the Bank of England release Venezuela's gold reserves for coronavirus response, but Britain does not recognize the authority of the Maduro government
Guaido accepts the resignations of Rendon, his 'general strategist,' and lawmaker Vergara, his 'presidential commissioner' in crisis management, the press office says
President Maduro accuses US President Donald Trump of being behind the invasion
President Nicolas Maduro appears on state television with the US passports of a pair he says belongs to US security forces
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro appears on state television to show the passports of Luke Denman, 34, and Airan Berry, 41, and tells the Venezuelan military high command that the pair were members of the US security forces
Oil prices have been sliding in Venezuela since 2014 and exacerbating the country's ongoing economic crisis
The proposed transitional government is made up of members from the parties of President Nicolas Maduro and his rival Juan Guaido
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that Nicolas Maduro and Juan Guaido should set up a transitional government to arrange elections in 6 to 12 months.
The opposition leader is recognized as interim president by more than 50 countries, including the United States, that refuse to recognize socialist President Nicolas Maduro after his disputed 2018 reelection
The State Department also announces a $15-million reward for information leading to the arrest of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
The Washington-based International Monetary Fund indirectly cites a dispute over Nicolas Maduro's leadership in denying his petition
Argentina and Colombia also close their borders
It's the latest hardening of relations between Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and the government of radical leftist Maduro that he has branded a 'dictatorship'
Angry workers of state airline company confront the opposition leader, complaining of the US sanctions on the Venezuela flag carrier
Elliott Abrams, the US envoy leading the drive to oust leftist leader Nicolas Maduro, warns that the US was 'prepared' with unspecified actions if Guaido faces trouble
Venezuela's central bank says inflation reached 9,585% in 2019. The opposition-controlled parliament puts it at 7,374%.
'Maduro is an illegitimate ruler, a tyrant who brutalizes his people,' Trump says
'There is only one option – to achieve free elections,' adds the Venezuelan opposition leader
Lawmaker Angel Torres says the agents 'abruptly entered' the offices, amid opposition fears they could plant false evidence
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is due to meet with Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido in Colombia
'A relationship of respect and dialogue brings a win-win situation. A confrontational relationship brings a lose-lose situation,' says the Venezuelan President
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announces financial penalties on 7 officials in Caracas
Guaido, whose claim to be acting president is recognized as legitimate by more than 50 countries, is re-elected speaker of the assembly on Sunday
Earlier, dozens of National Guard troops wearing helmets and carrying riot shields blocked Juan Guaido from entering Congress
Juan Guaido attempts to climb over the railing around the National Assembly premises to gain entry to its compound, only to be pushed back by police with riot shields
Sunday's election comes after a tumultuous year in which Guaido declared himself acting president and at times seemed close to toppling socialist President Nicolas Maduro
An embargo on arms and equipment that could be used for political repression is extended to November 14 next year, along with asset freezes and travel bans on 25 senior members of the Maduro regime blamed for rights abuses
El Salvador under its new President Nayib Bukele is one of more than 50 countries declaring Nicolas Maduro's Venezuelan government illegitimate
(UPDATED) To applause in the chamber, Venezuela gets the nod in a vote by the UN General Assembly to choose 14 new members for the 47-member body based in Geneva
A resolution tabled by more than a dozen countries from Latin America and elsewhere is adopted by the 47-member council with 19 votes in favor, 7 opposed, and 21 abstaining
Trump tells around two dozen Latin American leaders on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly that socialism had 'destroyed' Venezuela, but that the country's people 'will be free'
Diosdado Cabello, the right-hand man of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, is in North Korea leading a 'high-level delegation'
Putin says, 'We believe that any refusal to have dialogue is irrational, harms the country, and only threatens the population's well-being'
Socialist deputies chant pro-Maduro slogans as they take their seats in the legislature to a barrage of booing from the opposition
Michelle Bachelet details a range of ongoing abuses in Venezuela and once again points a finger at Venezuela's police special forces
In Venezuela, nurses have been forced to reinvent themselves as home entrepreneurs, security guards, or builders just to survive
Washington has been pressuring President Nicolas Maduro through sanctions to step down while publicly prodding members of his inner circle to cut their ties to him before it's too late
Nicolas Maduro attributes the cancellation to 'the grave and brutal aggression' being 'continuously... carried out by the Trump administration against Venezuela'
(UPDATED) 'We are sending a signal to third parties that want to do business with the Maduro regime: Proceed with extreme caution,' says US National Security Advisor John Bolton