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# caracas - Thursday 9 May, 2019

National Assembly deputy 'kidnapped' by Maduro regime, says Venezuela's opposition leader

In January, leader of the opposition Juan Guaido declared himself to be the country’s president.

# caracas - Monday 6 May, 2019

'Venezuela was beautiful once... It wasn’t until the very end that we realised we were losing everything'

Amanda Coakley interviews Venezuelans in Cali, Colombia

# caracas - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Talks with Putin over Venezuela crisis were 'very positive' says Trump

The US has imposed tough sanctions against Venezuela.

# caracas - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Woman killed in Venezuela riots as Guaido urges sweeping public sector strikes

The opposition leader is continuing his calls for public protests on the streets of Venezuela.

# caracas - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Venezuela: Violent clashes on the streets as Maduro hangs on despite 'coup' Caracas This post contains videos

Venezuela: Violent clashes on the streets as Maduro hangs on despite 'coup'

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido claims to have military backing to oust Maduro.

# caracas - Monday 4 March, 2019

Crowds gather as Juan Guaidó returns to Venezuela

Tensions in the South American country have grown since 23 January when Guaidó declared himself president.

# caracas - Sunday 5 August, 2018

US denies involvement in 'assassination attempt' on Venezuelan president Maduro

The Venezuelan government has said seven soldiers were wounded in the incident.

# caracas - Saturday 16 June, 2018

17 dead after tear gas explodes in Caracas club, causing a stampede

A brawl prompted someone to throw a tear gas canister, sending hundreds rushing for the exits.

# caracas - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election

At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.

# caracas - Monday 17 July, 2017

'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president

Nicolas Maduro told the opposition to “not go crazy” with the results of its vote.

# caracas - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says

President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country’s entire armed forces to respond.

# caracas - Thursday 20 April, 2017

At least three killed as huge anti-government protests become violent in Venezuela

One young woman was shot in the head.

# caracas - Saturday 11 March, 2017

National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins

Inflation and food shortages have been getting worse and worse in the country.

# caracas - Friday 2 September, 2016

Hundreds of thousands march against government in Venezuela

Demonstrators dressed in white marched in the east of the capital, yelling “Venezuela is hungry” and “This government is going to fall”.

# caracas - Friday 15 April, 2016

# caracas - Sunday 7 February, 2016

What's it like to live in the world's most violent city?

Criminal activity is widespread in Venezuela’s capital city, causing insecurity among both rich and poor.

# caracas - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Students hit with water cannons and tear gas in Venezuela protests

Foreign journalists were among 41 arrested as clashes intensified in the capital Caracas.

# caracas - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Venezuela's youth are abandoning their homeland, Ireland is their destination

Sometimes the lines outside the Irish consulate in Caracas are 200 people deep, forcing a rotating cadre of self-appointed leaders to maintain a 24-hour vigil to stop queue jumpers.

# caracas - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Two countries offer Snowden asylum, but he has no passport to leave Moscow

Snowden has been scrambling to evade espionage charges after disclosing a vast US surveillance program to collect phone and internet data.

# caracas - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

After Chavez's death, Venezuela faces period of uncertainty

Expectations are that the government will hold elections within the next month as Venezuela faces uncertainty following the death of the leftist leader.

# caracas - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Expelled US official en route from Venezuela: Pentagon

At least one US military official has been expelled from Venezuela amid accusations of a conspiracy, the Pentagon has confirmed.

# caracas - Saturday 26 January, 2013

At least 50 dead in Venezuela prison riot

The government said the riot was set off after inmates at the Uribana prison rebelled against prison authorities who had launched a sweep of the facility in search of illicit weapons.

# caracas - Monday 31 December, 2012

Venezuela cancels New Year's Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse

The Venezuelan president has developed new complications from an infection after undergoing his latest round of cancer-related surgery.

# caracas - Friday 7 December, 2012

Chavez returns from Cuba after cancer treatment

The Venezuelan president said he was very happy to be back but did not elaborate on his health.

# caracas - Monday 8 October, 2012

Six more years: Chavez wins fourth term as Venezuela's president Venezuela This post contains videos

Six more years: Chavez wins fourth term as Venezuela's president

Facing his sternest test yet, the socialist leader saw off the challenge of Henrique Capriles in yesterday’s election and could now complete 20 years in office.

# caracas - Friday 23 March, 2012

Irishman dies in Venezuela

The death occurred after a suspected drug-smuggling attempt went wrong.

# caracas - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

From The42 WATCH: Jesús Meza's ridiculous solo goal sends fans wild Take A Bow This post contains videos

WATCH: Jesús Meza's ridiculous solo goal sends fans wild

The Venezualan’s wonder strike came in a recent encounter between Caracas and Aragua.

# caracas - Monday 27 February, 2012

Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba for 'urgent' cancer treatment

The Venezuelan leader says he will still run in October’s presidential election despite the recurrence of his illness.

# caracas - Thursday 8 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world Pricey This post contains images

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world

Dublin isn’t even in the top 50…

# caracas - Thursday 10 November, 2011

From The42 Major league catcher kidnapped in Venezuela Snatched

Major league catcher kidnapped in Venezuela

Wilson Ramos, a 24-year-old who just finished his rookie season with the Washington Nationals, was taken away in an SUV by four armed men.

# caracas - Saturday 8 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Shhh! Mimes tackle traffic chaos in Venezuela (Gallery) Shhh! This post contains images

Shhh! Mimes tackle traffic chaos in Venezuela (Gallery)

Venezuela’s capital is choked with traffic – so they came up with a silent solution…

# caracas - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Chavez tells supporters "his return has begun"

The Venezuelan president appeared in public in his home country for the first time since his cancer battle was announced.