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
President Micholas Maduro has described the country's chronic product shortages as the product of an 'economic war' led by opposition leaders and private companies
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
The opposition says several activists have been wounded in recent days as government supporters crashed campaign events
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
A digital camera stolen from murdered former Miss Venezuela Monica Spear has led to the arrest of seven people, according to police.
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.
The successor to Hugo Chavez blames US ‘sabotage’ as corruption soars and economy slips towards chaos