Scientists found persistent infection from Zika can trigger a chain reaction, causing the immune system to go rogue and attack the nerves
The World Health Organisation has declared a global emergency over possible links between the disease and the birth defect, microcephaly
It's not easy to go bankrupt when you have the largest oil reserves in the world, but Venezuela has managed it
The socialist government led by President Nicolas Maduro lost control of the national assembly at elections earlier this month
Eight years after leaving Venezuela for a better life in the UK, I can finally see hope for my country after the The Democratic Unity Roundtable's victory in the National Assembly elections
The scale of the rout will embolden the opposition to attempt to derail President Maduro’s policy agenda
The opposition coalition won at least 99 seats in the incoming 167-seat legislature
Patience is running out for the Chavista President as the economy worsens
Contestants show off 'the art of transformation'
Sentencing document reveals Lopez was jailed for 14 years for inciting violence, but critics claim his trial was 'conducted behind closed doors and was marked by serious irregularities'
A bitter row with Venezuela that goes back over a century and nearly started a war is being taken to the United Nations
Institutional flaws have held the President back
Fidel Castro was “healthy and alert” during a two-hour discussion about current affairs last week, a Spanish journalist told the Associated Press on Monday.
Iran, Lebanon and Venezuela have criticised 'poisonous' producers
Security services received intelligence of plans to blow up a flight between Caracas and Paris
Two Britons are believed to be among the crew of a seismic research vessel under effective “ship arrest” today after becoming snarled in a territorial dispute that flared over the weekend between Venezuela and neighbouring Guyana, which dates back over a 100 years to when Guyana was under British control.