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Paramilitaries Armed With C-4 Detained in Venezuela

Weapons displayed to state media by Interior Affairs Minister Rodriguez Torres (right) today. (AVN)

Three paramilitary groups have been captured in the Venezuelan state of Carabobo, following a series of deadly shootings during protests on Wednesday.

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Venezuelan Central Bank Reports “Significant Deceleration” in Inflation

Ramirez has stated that Sicad II has already strengthened the bolivar on the black market, before it's even operating. (AVN

Venezuela's central bank has reported a slowdown in inflation, while vice-president of the economy Rafael Ramirez has claimed the country's latest currency exchange system has already decreased the value of the dollar on the black market – before it's even operational.

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Thousands of Community Doctors Graduate from Government Health Program in Venezuela

(Prensa Presidencial)

During a ceremony held at the Presidential Palace of Miraflores in Caracas, head of state Nicolas Maduro presided over the graduation of a new group of community doctors on Monday to ensure healthcare for the nation’s poor.

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One Month On, Chavistas and Opposition Rally in Venezuela (+video)

Pro -government student rally in Caracas today (AVN)

Two deaths have marked the one month anniversary of the start of nationwide anti-government protests in Venezuela, as opposition leaders continue to refuse to engage in peace talks.

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Venezuela's Maduro Cancels Trip to Inauguration of Chile’s Michelle Bachelet

Chilean student awaits Maduro's arrival outside Venezuelan Embassy in Santiago. His shirt reads "The education in Chil

Days after a Chilean student was shot dead by protestors in Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro called off his trip to Chile. Two demonstrations had been awaiting his arrival in Santiago, each with a very different narrative regarding who’s to blame for Venezuela’s political violence.

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Venezuela Congratulates FMLN Victory in El Salvador

El Salvador's Salvador Sanchez Cerén met with Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro last July, in Nicaragua, while Cer

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ebulliently congratulated president-elect Salvador Sánchez Cerén of El Salvador’s FMLN party, who yesterday was declared winner by just 6,000 votes after a tense electoral race. But his well-wishing may be premature.

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Venezuela’s Maduro Renews Dialogue Offer as Violence Drags On (+Video)

Maduro speaking on Sunday (agencies)

Mérida, 10th March 2014 ( – Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro reiterated his call asking the Venezuelan opposition to join in peace talks. Another government supporter was killed in protest-related violence over the weekend.

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OAS Approves Message of Solidarity and Support of Venezuelan Government

The OAS' offices (archive)

The Organization of American States (OAS) has approved a statement expressing solidarity and support for the Venezuelan government in light of recent events.

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The Organisation of American States Will Not Send a Mission to Venezuela

Ambassadors of Organisation of American States (OAS) member states continue debating the situation in Venezuela after failing to

Ambassadors from Organisation of American States (OAS) member countries continue debating the situation in Venezuela after failing to reach a consensus last night.

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Two More Killed on Street Barricades in Venezuela Unrest

Motorcyclists awaiting the National Guard, after the tried to remove a barricade in the main avenue of the Los Ruices district (

A motorcyclist and a National Guard officer have been shot dead on an opposition street barricade as unrest in Venezuela continues.

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Venezuela Breaks Ties With Panama

Maduro has frozen ties with Panama, and rejected calls for OAS involvement in Venezuela. (MINCI)

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has stated he will sever all diplomatic and economic ties with Panama.

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Venezuela Commemorates One Year Anniversary of Chavez's Death

The civil – military procession on Heroes Avenue in Caracas today (Prensa Presidencial / AVN)

Venezuela has commemorated the one year anniversary of the death of former president Hugo Chavez with rallies across the country.

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Journalist Beaten With Lead Pipe by Venezuelan Opposition Protesters

A photograph that Ultimas Noticias claims shows Hernandez being beaten by opposition demonstrators. (Federico Parra)

Venezuelan opposition protesters in Caracas attacked three journalists following a march demanding “greater freedom of the press”. Meanwhile, barricades in Tachira state have claimed another life.

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Protests Continue as Venezuela Goes on Vacation

Violent opposition protestors in the Chacao municipality of Caracas on Sunday (Federico Parra)

Opposition protests continue in Venezuela, while masses of holiday-goers have headed to the beach to escape the unrest.

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Venezuela Marks 25 Years Since “Caracazo” Uprising Against Neoliberalism (+Video/Images)

Chavista marching in Merida on the 25th anniversary of the Caracazo. (Tamara Pearson/Venezuelanalysis)

Yesterday Venezuelans marked 25 years since the mass rebellion known as the “Caracazo” against neoliberal policies, and the massacre of civilians at the hands of security forces that followed.

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