Latin American presidents will meet next week to discuss the unrest in Venezuelathat has left at least 20 dead and convulsed the South American OPEC nation, Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said late on Thursday.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday he was breaking diplomatic and commercial relations with the Panamanian government due to a "conspiracy" against him.
Venezuela's foreign minister will meet Tuesday with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Geneva to discuss three weeks of deadly protests that have rattled the oil-rich country.
At least 41 people, including foreign reporters, were arrested in Caracas late Friday as security forces battled protesters angry at the policies of Venezuela's leftist government. Meanwhile President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, has suggested that the protesting students and the opposition should hold a meeting to resolve the situation in the country.
Supporters and opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro took to the streets Friday to call for peace as the government celebrated the uprising that led to the socialist revolution of the late Hugo Chávez.
The capital of Venezuela Caracas is recovering after the sporadic clashes last night, when tear gas fired in the neighborhood of Altamira Sur, the center of demonstrations.
Venezuela's opposition refused Wednesday to take part in talks that were called by the government in a bid to halt three weeks of protests that have left 14 dead.
Venezuela death toll rises to 13 as protests flare, US diplomats expelled, Pope appeals for reconciliation
Leaders of the Venezuelan opposition have agreed to a meeting with President Nicolas Maduro on Monday, as riots continue in Caracas for 11th straight night.
Venezuela: Gov't opponents prepare for mass protest rally on Saturday as leader calls for talks with US
In an attempt to cope with the sharp increase in the number of protesters, the Venezuelan government introduces strict restrictions on access to web sites, shortly after volitional decision to limit the number of questionable material on television. In a situation when the government is forced to deal with mass protests, political leaders often resort to dishonest methods of struggle. Trying to get the situation under control, they often block media access to the information they do not want to be made public.
Venezuelan security forces arrested opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez on Tuesday on charges of fomenting unrest that has killed at least four people, bringing tens of thousands of his angry supporters onto the streets of Caracas.
President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro has expelled three US consular officials after accusing them of having conspired with opposition forces engaged in violent protests. Sparked by public upset with the current economic situation and high murder rate, the two-week-long protests have already claimed at least three lives.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced late Sunday he will expel three unnamed US consular officials, accusing them of meeting with university students organizing anti-government protests.
Soldiers fired tear gas and deployed water cannons late Friday to break up hundreds of student demonstrators blocking a highway in protest against President Nicolas Maduro. Members of the Bolivarian National Guard chased off hundreds of protesters to protest Maduro's leftist policies. "I'm not going to allow any more highways and main avenues to be blocked," Maduro said at an official event held as soldiers were breaking up the protest.
A Venezuelan court ordered the arrest on Thursday of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez on charges including murder and terrorism linked to street protests that resulted in the deaths of three people the day before.
President Nicolas Maduro vowed Wednesday to tighten security in cities across Venezuela after protests against his government turned deadly, killing three people and injuring 26 others.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday said his government in coming hours would reform currency exchange regulations to allow for a new foreign exchange platform under the OPEC nation's currency controls.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday he was shaking up his top economic team, with public banking minister Rodolfo Torres to take over the finance portfolio and Nelson Merentes to return as central bank head.