Martinez, jailed former head of Venezuela’s state-run oil giant PDVSA who was arrested as part of anti-corruption purge, died in state custody Wednesday.
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Many of the beleaguered opposition figures remaining in the country see their best hopes in capitalizing on widespread discontent with Maduro’s rule.
Venezuela has named a new chief of its state intelligence agency following the death of a politician in custody that was officially ruled a suicide.
Calls internationally for a “transparent investigation” into the death in custody of an opposition member who the government said killed himself.
In a report released on Tuesday, Amnesty accuses Nicolas Maduro’s government of committing some of the worst human rights violations in Venezuela’s history.
Turkish celebrity chef in hot water for hosting Venezuela’s Maduro amid claims that people in Venezuela are going hungry due to an ongoing economic crisis.
Venezuela has truly faced the consequences of being a socialist country in a world that a fascist United States loves to dominate. Venezuela has huge oil reserves that the US plans on controlling.
A panel of self-exiled Venezuelan judges holding a symbolic trial in Colombia found President Maduro guilty of corruption landing him an 18 years jail term.
Gathering of Venezuelan socialists took an unexpected turn when the lights went out just as they were about to select Maduro as their party’s leader.
Jose Manuel Olivares fled the crisis-stricken country after his family received threats that they would be persecuted