President Maduro threatened to arrest factory owners for attempting to 'sabotage the country'
The two countries have had a difficult history since the election of former president Hugo Chavez
The country's electricity comes from its hydropower dams which have been hit by extreme droughts
Local government releases extraordinary photos of the town from before and after it disappeared underwater
The government blames the crisis on a drought but critics say it has mismanaged a crucial hydroelectric dam
President Nicola Maduro said the change will mean more daylight in the evenings when energy use is usually at its peak
'I think a woman looks better when she runs her fingers through her hair and lets it dry naturally,' Nicolas Maduro said
President Nicolas Maduro has a new strategy to fight a major energy crisis for Venezuela: longer weekends for all workers.
'Help!' one email begins. 'Zika in Venezuela. I need abortion!'
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
President vows to block 'the counter-revolutionary right'
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