EghtesadOnline: China believes that the Venezuelan government and people can resolve their problems within a legal framework and maintain national stability, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Venezuelan counterpart at the United Nations.
EghtesadOnline: Venezuela's new legislative superbody was criticized by South American governments and Washington on Friday after giving itself the power to pass laws, superseding the opposition-led congress while ex-top prosecutor Luisa Ortega fled the country.
EghtesadOnline: Venezuela’s newly convened assembly ousted Chief Prosecutor Luisa Ortega Diaz, the highest-ranking member of President Nicolas Maduro’s administration to break ranks. Separately, the oil-rich nation was suspended from the regional trading group Mercosur.
EghtesadOnline: Police clashed with demonstrators who blocked roads and rallied against a contentious ballot on Sunday that marked the first step toward remaking Venezuela’s constitution in a way that could upend decades of democracy in the oil-producing nation.
EghtesadOnline: In a portend of steepening inflation in crisis-stricken Venezuela, money supply surged 10 percent in just one week earlier this month, its largest single-week rise in a quarter of a century.
EghtesadOnline: Venezuelans on Sunday vote for a constitutional super-body expected to hand sweeping new powers to ruling Socialist Party officials and potentially extend their unpopular rule in the convulsed OPEC nation.
EghtesadOnline: Venezuela's opposition called a two-day national strike against President Nicolas Maduro after another day of violent clashes on Saturday where the injured included a violinist famous for his musical protests.
EghtesadOnline: Iran says the conflict gripping Venezuela could be best resolved through dialog without any foreign interference as tensions escalate between warring sides in the oil-rich South American country.
EghtesadOnline: Two Venezuelan opposition leaders were wounded on Monday by security forces dispersing protests in the capital Caracas against President Nicolas Maduro, according to one of the leaders and an opposition legislator.
EghtesadOnline: Faced with mounting unrest, Venezuela's unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro vowed on Tuesday to push ahead in July with the formation of a "constituent assembly" to rewrite the constitution before regional elections in December.