Venezuela

Venezuela Peace Talks Reflect the Further Isolation of the US in Latin America

Dr Francisco Dominguez | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Francisco Dominguez

The peace talks now underway in Venezuela to end the wave of violence that has the explicit aim of "The Ousting" of the elected government are a tremendous step forward for all who wish to see an end to violence...

Venezuelan Students Post Naked Pictures On Twitter To Protest Police Brutality

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Venezuelans have taken to Twitter to post naked pictures of themselves to protest against police brutality used against studentprotesters last week. ...

Venezuela Descends Into Chaos

Mohadesa Najumi | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Politics
Mohadesa Najumi

The president needs to realise that the biggest dagger to his government won't come from "fascists" on the street, it will come from a failure to stabilise inflation and the exchange rate.

Incredible Images Of Venezuela's Sky-High Slum

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

It's like something out of a dystopian nightmare. A 45-storey skyscraper in the center of Caracas is no five-star hotel or swanky apartment block, ...

Miss Universe As You've Never Seen Her Before

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK

As violent protests continue to spill onto Venezuela's streets, the stunning beauty queen once crowned Miss Universe has appeared battered and bruised...

19 Pictures That Show Venezuelan's Protesters Are Not Giving Up

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK

Demonstrations are still raging in Caracas, with the latest official death toll citing 23 deaths nationwide, while more than 200 have been injured sin...

President Maduro Is Calling for Peace and Dialogue - It's Opposition Extremists That Want Violence

Álvaro Sánchez | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Politics
Álvaro Sánchez

Once again Venezuelans face violent and unconstitutional attempts to destabilize the country and oust the elected government. Sadly, this fits a pattern witnessed time and again since Hugo Chavez first came to power in a landslide victory in 1998...

Ukraine and Venezuela Show Us that Freedom Is Not Free

Nicholas Rogers | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Politics
Nicholas Rogers

No less incredible were the scenes from Venezuela, where tens of thousands of people gathered to protest again President Maduro, following weeks of sometimes violent protests in which several were killed by Venezuelan police, who also dress like soldiers and fire live rounds.

Shocking Images Of Venezuelan Unrest

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK

Violent clashes have flared up across Venezuela as anti-government protests escalated following the arrest of opposition leader, Leopoldo López. M...

What Is Going on in Venezuela?

One Young World | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK
One Young World

The world needs to know about the critical situation of Venezuela and to understand that the regime is taking every possible measure to oppress its people and cover the truth. If the only resource Venezuela has available to inform the world about what is happening is social media, then let's use it strategically to cause the greatest impact internationally.

PICTURES: Students Killed In Venezuela Protests

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Two students have been killed as peaceful anti-government protests in Venezuela turned violent and demonstrators clashed with police. Around 10,000...

Former Miss Venezuela And British Ex-Husband Killed In Attempted Robbery

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Read More: Venezuela, UK News

A former Miss Venezuela and her British ex-husband were shot dead and their five-year-old daughter wounded during a robbery. The attack happened af...

Venezuela Is Up The Creek

The Huffinton Post UK | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK

The Venezuelan government has taken over a toilet paper factory in a desperate attempt to wipe out a rather pressing issue. As it runs out of the m...

Paper Shortage Shuts Down Venezuelan Newspapers

ITN | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK

More than half of Venezuela's local newspapers are apparently just weeks from going out of business due to a dwindling newsprint supply....

Giant Armadillo Among Prehistoric Fossil Find In Venezuela

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Sulzmann | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK

Palaeontologists have discovered the remains of prehistoric animals dating back to the end of the Ice Age buried in south America. The fossils, sta...

Is This Plane Carrying Edward Snowden?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK

Frenzied speculation about the whereabouts of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been reignited after keen-eyed plane watchers noticed a discrepancy...

Hmm, Venezuela Or Nicaragua?

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 06.07.2013 | UK

Two countries have offered asylum to fugitive Edward Snowden, who is still holed up at Moscow Airport. Venezuela said it would be prepared to accep...

This Is What We Know So Far About Snowden's 21 Asylum Bids

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK

Edward Snowden has applied for asylum in 21 countries, but most of Europe has swiftly rejected his plea. Russia says that Snowden's request for asy...

Venezuela's Toilet Paper Shortage To End After Lawmakers Back Plans To Import 39 Million Rolls

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK

A chronic shortage of toilet paper in Venezuela is to end after the country's National Assembly backed plans to import 39 million rolls. Lawmakers...

WATCH: Venezuela Parliament Punch-Up Over Disputed Election

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Politics

MPs in Venezuela's are recovering from a parliamentary punch-up on Tuesday triggered by a disputed election result. The fight broke out after MPs s...

US Playing Politics Over Venezuelan Elections

Lee Brown | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Politics
Lee Brown

Nicolas Maduro's victory in the Venezuelan presidential election was narrower than anticipated. Nonetheless, it was clear enough. Yet the US government now seems to be playing politics with the outcome, emboldening Venezuela's opposition coalition by refusing to accept the results and trying to discredit Maduro's mandate.

Babette's Feast With the Refugees at PDVSA: The Real Importance of Maduro's Victory in Venezuela

Asa Cusack | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Politics
Asa Cusack

Chávez's success is as much about how the poor feel about their place in society as it is about improvements in their material conditions.

Venezuelan Presidential Elections 2013: All Over Bar the Shouting

Asa Cusack | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Politics
Asa Cusack

With just a few days to go before Sunday's elections (14 April), there's only one winner: Chávez's former vice-president Nicolás Maduro. Here we look at the last-minute grenades coming his way and how he's batting them back with a little help from friends (and enemies) abroad.

Chavismo Set for Another Election Victory - Will Venezuela's Right-Wing Coalition Accept This?

Lee Brown | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Politics
Lee Brown

In three weeks time, Venezuelan's will vote in their first Presidential contest for 15 years without Hugo Chávez. But Chavismo is set to record yet another victory

A Consoling Embrace Or Breach Of Islamic Tradition?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK

Never one to shy away from causing controversy abroad, Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is causing a few ripples closer to home - for consoling a...