Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said a stricter wave of inspections for suspected price-gouging would begin on Saturday in an aggressive pre-election "economic offensive" aimed at taming the highest inflation in the Americas.
Venezuela accused the United States of "interference" in its internal affairs Thursday after Washington expressed concern that President Nicolas Maduro had been granted powers to rule by decree.
The socialist majority in Venezuela's unicameral National Assembly Tuesday gave final approval for President Nicoloas Maduro to rule by decree for one year.
"In the specific example of modern Venezuela, we can certainly see that rule by decree in many ways is a common feature of Government ever since the beginning of the democratic period in 1958. Chavez himself requested rule by decree several times. So, certainly Maduro is following in that line," Dr Nicholas Roberts, Head of the Department of Hispanic Studies at Durham University, told The Voice of Russia.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the "occupation" of a chain of electronic goods stores in a crackdown on what the socialist government views as price-gouging hobbling the country's economy.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has urged the liberation of Latin America from Twitter, arguing that the US microblogging company compromised 6,600 accounts, including his own.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has accused Twitter of attacking his Twitter account and those of some of his ministers as part of a right wing plot.
Mercenaries had been prepared to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela for just 20 million Colombian pesos - 10,600 dollars.
The United States has expelled Venezuela's chargé d'affaires in Washington and two other diplomats in reprisal for the expulsion of three American diplomats from Caracas, both countries said late Tuesday.
On Tuesday Nicolas Maduro, the President of Venezuela expressed support for the initiative to put forward Russian President Vladimir Putin for the Nobel Peace Prize, saying that his actions saved the world from war in Syria, reports Spanish news agency Efe.
Venezuela has recently expelled three US diplomats accusing them of economic “sabotage”. The country’s President Nicolas Maduro said he has evidence that the three bribed Venezuelan companies to cut down production, BBC reports.
President Nicolas Maduro ordered the expulsion Monday of three US diplomats whom he alleged were plotting economic and power-grid sabotage with the Venezuelan opposition.
Speaking live on the TV channel Venezolana de Television on Saturday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro stated that the Speaker of the National Assembly, Venezuela’s parliament, Diosdado Cabello will pay an official visit to Russia next week.
Venezuela complained Thursday to the United Nations about US "obstacles" preventing President Nicolas Maduro and his delegation from attending the global body's General Assembly summit.
On Wednesday Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he had scrapped his plan to take part in the UN General Assembly in New York to "safeguard his physical integrity" after unspecified threats to his "life."
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he had arrived in Beijing on Saturday after accusing the United States of refusing his plane access to its airspace for the journey.
Venezuela has sent a letter to the UN chief asking him to take measures against the United States over the denial of visas for some members of its delegation who are scheduled to attend the UN General Assembly in New York.
The President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro said the United States denied visas to members of the country's delegation for next week's UN General Assembly in New York.
Bolivian President Evo Morales, whose own plane was grounded this summer allegedly due to suspicions by US authorities that the aircraft was transporting whistleblower Edward Snowden, has said ALBA bloc nations should consider a boycott of the upcoming UN General Assembly in New York City as a response.
The United States has refused permission for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's official presidential aircraft to pass through its airspace when the Venezuelan leader travels to the People's Republic of China this weekend, Venezuela's foreign minister said Thursday.