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Venezuelan opposition politician Juan Requesens has been sentenced to eight years in jail, his lawyer says. He was arrested three days after a drone carrying explosives blew up at a military parade attended by President Nicolás Maduro on August 4, 2018. Maduro was not hurt in the atta...

Venezuela has freed two jailed United States citizens in an apparent goodwill gesture following a visit to Caracas by a high-level delegation from Washington, DC. One of the prisoners freed on Tuesday was Gustavo Cardenas, among six Citgo oil executives arrested in 2017 and convicted on...

Juan Carlos Marrufo Capozzi, an electrician and former soldier from Valencia, Venezuela, and his wife María Auxiliadora Delgado Tabosky, were at home when agents from the South American country’s military intelligence unit barged in. The couple was released in October and dropped off on...

Demonstrators marched through the city of Iquique waving Chilean flags and demanding the expulsion of what they called foreign criminals. Some tore down tents that had housed migrants, while at least one person was beaten by the crowd. There has been an increase in people arriving in Ch...

Opposition leader Juan Guaido on Sunday called for Venezuelans to take to the streets on February 12 in peaceful marches against President Nicolas Maduro, as the country's divided opposition looks ahead to presidential elections. The opposition considers Maduro's 2018 re-election to be ...

Violent confrontations between Colombian rebel groups near the country’s border with Venezuela have left at least 23 people dead, Defense Minister Diego Molano told a news conference late on Monday. Fighting broke out over the weekend in Arauca as members of the National Liberation Army...

Venezuela’s opposition will contest regional elections on Sunday for the first time in nearly four years, but remains unconvinced President Nicolas Maduro will allow the vote to be free. The last legislative and presidential election was boycotted over a lack of free, fair and transpare...

The International Criminal Court is opening a formal investigation into allegations of torture and extrajudicial killings committed by Venezuelan security forces under President Nicolas Maduro's rule, the first time a country in Latin America is facing scrutiny for possible crimes again...