Maradona in hot water over pro-Maduro comments
The Mexican Football Federation said Wednesday it has opened an investigation into whether Diego Maradona violated its ethics code when he praised Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro after a recent match.
Maduro announces 30 days of electricity rationing in Venezuela
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro announced 30 days of electricity rationing Sunday, after his government said it was shortening the working day and keeping schools closed due to blackouts.
US will not 'stand idly' on Russian role in Venezuela: Pompeo
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia Monday the United States will not "stand idly by" as Moscow inserts military personnel into Venezuela to support the regime of President Nicolas Maduro.
What has Guaido achieved as Venezuela's US-backed 'interim leader?'
Two months have now passed since Juan Guaido asserted himself as Venezuela's interim president. Domestically, he has been unable to shake President Nicolas Maduro from power. But internationally, with US backing, he's making some headway. Guaido, the 35-year-old head of the opposition-run parliament, is riding on a wave of popular support as he tours the…
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.
Venezuelan opposition to march as Guaido returns, risking arrest
Opposition supporters in Venezuela were set to take to the streets Monday after leader Juan Guaido called for mass protests against President Nicolas Maduro -- as the self-declared interim president prepared to return after a week touring Latin American allies.
Bolivia's Morales slams 'drums of war' against ally Venezuela
Bolivia's leftist President Evo Morales said Thursday the "drums of war" were damaging Latin America and lashed out at US "aggression" targeting his Venezuelan ally Nicolas Maduro.
Pompeo confident Maduro's 'days are numbered' in Venezuela
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed confidence Sunday that embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's "days are numbered," amid a violent impasse over humanitarian aid.
Maduro shuts Venezuela's border with Brazil
President Nicolas Maduro said Venezuela would shut its border with Brazil on Thursday "until further notice" amid a tense standoff with opposition leader Juan Guaido over allowing in humanitarian aid. Maduro said the land border with Brazil would be "completely and absolutely" closed from 8:00 pm (0000 GMT) "until further notice," following a meeting with…