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AP PHOTOS: Venezuelan street artist seeks to inspire

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The glowing face of one of Venezuela’s greatest athletes seems to invigorate a corner of the country’s decaying capital, a splash of color and inspiration for increasingly gr...

Venezuela opposition holds 'consultation' to bolster support

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Adversaries of Nicolás Maduro are inviting Venezuelans to voice their frustrations in a survey wrapping up Saturday days after the governing party won congressional elections...

Official: Maduro allies win 91% of seats in Venezuela vote

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Election officials say political allies of President Nicolás Maduro have won 91% of seats in congressional balloting that was boycotted by his adversaries as fraudulent. ...

Venezuela's Guaidó: Time to revise international sanctions

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opposition leader Juan Guaidó is vowing to stay in Venezuela and press for an end to President Nicolás Maduro's rule despite threats, while working with the administrations o...

Venezuelans wait for results from boycotted congress vote

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s socialist party was poised to gain control of the National Assembly, the country’s last major independent institution, in congressional ...

Voting opens in Venezuela assembly election amid boycott

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Polling places in Venezuela open Sunday to elect members of the National Assembly in a vote championed by President Nicolás Maduro but rejected as a fraud by the nation's mos...

Venezuela's Maduro seeks to tighten his grip via election

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — With the political opponents of President Nicolás Maduro boycotting Sunday's election for the National Assembly, his socialist party is expected to dominate the vote, giving ...

Families of 6 Americans convicted in Venezuela cry foul

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hopes of families for a quick release for six American oil executives detained in Venezuela for three years over an alleged corruption scheme have evaporated, with a judge fi...

AP Exclusive: Letter from Venezuelan jail: 'Give me freedom'

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A U.S. oil executive jailed for three years in Venezuela said all he hopes for is a fair trial so that he can walk free with his name cleared and go home to his family in the...

Doctors Without Borders ends COVID care in Venezuela clinic

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The humanitarian aid group Doctors Without Borders is pulling out of a hospital in a Venezuelan slum that had been one of the nation’s best-equipped to treat COVID-19 patient...

US names 1st ambassador in decade to Venezuela amid tensions

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Washington has its first ambassador to Venezuela in a decade despite the U.S. having no diplomats at its Caracas embassy amid a breakdown in relations. Jame...

UN: Pandemic threatens Latin America's next generation

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Jenashly Matos may only be 9, but she has big dreams of one day becoming a doctor and helping people. The challenges she faces growing up today in a poor barrio in Venezuela'...

Venezuelans brave COVID wing to bathe, feed sick loved ones

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Leaning against a hospital wall for balance, Elena Suazo wiggled each foot into blue protective pants. Then she slipped her arms into a surgical gown and snapped on white rub...

Venezuelans brave COVID wing to bathe, feed sick loved ones

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Leaning against a hospital wall for balance, Elena Suazo wiggled each foot into blue protective pants. Then she slipped her arms into a surgical gown and snapped on white rub...

US denies sending American accused of spying in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A senior U.S. official on Wednesday rejected claims that the government sent an American citizen to Venezuela where he’s been charged with plotting terrorist attacks and labe...