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# Venezuela
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.
# crisis
'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
# crisis
Talks with Putin over Venezuela crisis were 'very positive' says Trump
The US has imposed tough sanctions against Venezuela.
# caracas
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
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
Crowds gather as Juan Guaidó returns to Venezuela
Tensions in the South American country have grown since 23 January when Guaidó declared himself president.
# Venezuela
US denies involvement in 'assassination attempt' on Venezuelan president Maduro
The Venezuelan government has said seven soldiers were wounded in the incident.
# Venezuela
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.
# Sanctions
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
'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.
# Protest
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.
# Nicolas Maduro
At least three killed as huge anti-government protests become violent in Venezuela
One young woman was shot in the head.
# Economic crisis
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.
# taking of Caracas
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”.
# Are they caracas?
Venezuelan civil servants are getting a five-day weekend because they don't have enough electricity
They’re also moving time-zones.
# caracas
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.
# Violence
Students hit with water cannons and tear gas in Venezuela protests
Foreign journalists were among 41 arrested as clashes intensified in the capital Caracas.
# best and brightest
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.
# SNOWDEN
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.
# Venezuela
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.
# expelled
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.
# Venezuela
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.
# El Presidente
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.
# El Presidente
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.
# Venezuela
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.
# Venezuela
Irishman dies in Venezuela
The death occurred after a suspected drug-smuggling attempt went wrong.
# Take a Bow
WATCH: Jesús Meza's ridiculous solo goal sends fans wild
The Venezualan’s wonder strike came in a recent encounter between Caracas and Aragua.
# hugo chavez
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.
# Pricey
Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world
Dublin isn’t even in the top 50…
# 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.
# Shhh!
Shhh! Mimes tackle traffic chaos in Venezuela (Gallery)
Venezuela’s capital is choked with traffic – so they came up with a silent solution…
# Venezuela
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.