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Maduro asks U.S. not to impose sanctions in Venezuela in op-ed

Maduro asks U.S. not to impose sanctions in Venezuela in op-ed

CARACAS, Venezuela, April 2 (UPI) -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro wrote an op-ed in the New York Times urging the U.S. to not impose sanctions or support opposition groups.
Aileen Graef
Venezuelan mayor arrested by secret police for inciting anti-government protests

Venezuelan mayor arrested by secret police for inciting anti-government protests

March 20 (UPI) -- Venezuelan secret police arrested San Cristobal Mayor Daniel Ceballos on Wednesday in continued crackdown on anti-government protesters.
JC Finley

Student leader Requesens rises as leader in Venezuelan protests

CARACAS, Venezuela, March 11 (UPI) -- Student leader Juan Requesens has risen from campus politics to a leading role in helping stop Venezuela's internal unrest, a report said Tuesday.

Maduro defends crackdown on protests in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela, March 7 (UPI) -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro defended his government's crackdown on protesters in an interview broadcast Friday on CNN.
Venezuelan president defends response to protesters, claims Obama would respond similarly

Venezuelan president defends response to protesters, claims Obama would respond similarly

CARACAS, Venezuela, March 7 (UPI) -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro defended his actions during his country's political crisis as reasonable, and asserted that Obama would react similarly.
JC Finley
Venezuela severs ties with Panama, calls it "lackey" of U.S.

Venezuela severs ties with Panama, calls it "lackey" of U.S.

CARACAS, Venezuela, March 6 (UPI) -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Wednesday that his country is severing its ties with Panama "in defense of the homeland's sovereignty."
JC Finley
Worsening conditions in Venezuela hurt Chavez's legacy

Worsening conditions in Venezuela hurt Chavez's legacy

CARACAS, Venezuela, March 6 (UPI) -- One year after the death of Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, many are worried about the worsening conditions in Venezuela and the country's future.

U.N. troubled by recent Venezuelan political violence

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 6 (UPI) -- A team of U.N. human rights experts called on the Venezuelan government Thursday to shed light on the rise in political violence.

U.N.'s Pillay calls for end to Venezuelan crisis

GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Friday it's time for all parties to the crisis in Venezuela to move beyond "verbal aggression."

Some protesters fear burning barricades anger Venezuelans

CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The opposition to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is split on a common tactic in the streets -- burning barricades.
U.N.'s Ban wants quick end to Venezuelan crisis

U.N.'s Ban wants quick end to Venezuelan crisis

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Swift action is needed in Venezuela to prevent political tensions from spiraling out of control, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.

U.S. booting 3 Venezuelan diplomats in retaliation

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The United States has ordered three Venezuelan diplomats out of the country in reaction to similar action taken by Caracas, the State Department said Tuesday.

White House scolds Venezuela's Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The White House decried Venezuela's president for alleging Washington was plotting with anti-regime protesters instead of solving his country's domestic crisis.

Venezuela: Protesters barricade Caracas entry points

CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Protesters in Venezuela set fire to debris Monday to block at least four points of access to Caracas, the Spanish-language El Universal newspaper reported.
The enigma of truth in Venezuela: conflicting reports of protests, death tolls

The enigma of truth in Venezuela: conflicting reports of protests, death tolls

CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- A government-imposed media blackout, regulation of media outlets, and government messaging is complicating coverage of the Venezuelan political crisis.
JC Finley
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