Maduro wins as rivals call for new Venezuela elections
President Nicolas Maduro was unsurprisingly declared winner of Venezuela's election Sunday in a poll rejected as invalid by his rivals, who immediately called for fresh elections to be held later this year.
Venezuela's Maduro eyes second term despite economic woes
Venezuelans, reeling under a devastating economic crisis, began voting Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition and condemned by much of the international community but expected to hand deeply unpopular President Nicolas Maduro a new mandate. Maduro, the political heir to the late leftist firebrand Hugo Chavez, has presided over an implosion of once…
Maduro revalues Venezuela currency over hyperinflation
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro announced Thursday he would re-value the crisis-wracked country's bolivar currency, cutting three zeroes from current values to combat hyperinflation.
Maduro reaches out to Trump on Twitter
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro took to the US president's favorite medium, Twitter, on Monday to ask him to start a dialogue between the two countries.
Worthless Currency Becomes Arts, Of Sorts, In Struggling Venezuela
Venezuela's currency has lost so much value that people simply throw away their small bills -- they are virtually worthless anyway. Enter Wilmer Rojas, 25, who scoops them up off the street, uses an origami-like folding technique, a needle, and thread to make handbags with an eye to selling them -- maybe even abroad, where…
Venezuela presidential vote set for April 22
Venezuela's electoral council has set April 22 as the date for a controversial presidential election, which the opposition accuses President Nicolas Maduro of using to engineer a second term for himself.
Maduro, mired in crises, hits re-election campaign trail
With Venezuela in economic free-fall, massively unpopular President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday launched his sudden campaign for a new term in a vote to be held by late April.
US blasts Maduro move to sideline opposition
The US accused Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Monday of a dictatorial bid to wipe his opponents off the political map following his latest poll victory, after he announced the main opposition is barred from next year's presidential election.
Venezuela's UN ambassador says resigning at Maduro's request
Caracas' ambassador to the United Nations, Rafael Ramirez, said in a letter released Tuesday he was standing down at the request of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, as a feud between the two worsened.