Nicolás Maduro

Venezuela

US issues Venezuela-related sanctions over alleged fraudulent elections

Maduro, who has accused the US of trying to overthrow him to gain control over Venezuela's oil, lashed out at Pompeo in response to the announcement.

By REUTERS
19/12/2020

Maduro thanks Iran for helping oil industry overcome US sanctions

He did not provide further details of how Iran was helping, noting he should maintain “silence since we are in a war.”

By REUTERS
23/08/2020

Maduro: Venezuela buying Iranian missiles 'a good idea'

Iran in May supplied gasoline to Venezuela to ease chronic shortages, triggering alarm bells in Washington as the two countries expand trade relations amid efforts to undermine US sanctions

By REUTERS
23/08/2020
A worker stands at a closed gas station of the state oil company PDVSA in San Cristobal, Venezuela,

US turns screws on maritime industry to cut off Venezuela's oil

Maduro's government says the United States is trying to seize Venezuela's oil and calls the US measures illegal persecution that heap suffering on the Venezuelan people.

By REUTERS
13/07/2020
Venezuela

American detained in Venezuela says he planned to capture president

"Donald Trump is the direct chief of this invasion," Maduro said in televised comments, after the video of Denman was broadcast.

By REUTERS
06/05/2020

Venezuelan warship shoots, rams into German cruise vessel before sinking

US indicted socialist Venezuelan president for narcotics operation with terrorists

Juan Guaido gives the thumps up to supporters, as he attends a rally

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to meet with Pompeo on Monday

The United States, along with some 50 other nations, has recognized Guaido as Venezuela's legitimate head-of-state since last January.

By REUTERS
20/01/2020

Venezuela opposition force open doors of congress after Socialist takeover

"Brave legislators today literally opened the doors of democracy," Guaido said in an afternoon meeting of lawmakers at a meeting hall in eastern Caracas.

By REUTERS
08/01/2020
Juan Guaido gives the thumps up to supporters, as he attends a rally

Guaido to designate rabbi as Venezuelan Ambassador to Israel

Venezuela officially severed diplomatic ties with Israel in 2009 in the aftermath of the 2008-2009 Gaza War.

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