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Three Venezuelan air force generals accused of plotting a coup against the leftist government of President Nicolas Maduro were arrested, amid a widening crackdown on the opposition.
Hundreds of anti-government protesters marched Sunday against Cuban meddling in Venezuela's domestic affairs.
The Venezuelan government ordered Panama's ambassador and three other diplomats at the mission to leave the country within 48 hours.
Venezuela marked the first anniversary of Hugo Chavez's death Wednesday with a blend of solemn ceremonies, clashes and a break in relations with Panama over protests dogging his successor's presidency.
At least 41 people, including foreign reporters, were arrested in Caracas late Friday as security forces battled protesters angry at the policies of Venezuela's leftist government.
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro is readying crisis talks to try to defuse a deadly wave of protests that have brought the biggest challenge yet to his government.
President Nicolas Maduro vowed Wednesday to tighten security in cities across Venezuela after protests against his government turned deadly, killing three people and injuring 26 others.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro faced a big test Sunday as municipal polls, seen as a referendum on his performance amid soaring crime, high inflation and household shortages, closed.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro pressed lawmakers Tuesday for special powers to fight corruption, in a move his rivals fear will lead to them being persecuted for political purposes.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday he was investigating whether US drug enforcement agents were involved in a huge cocaine drug bust as part of a plot to brand Venezuela a "narco state."
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro lashed out at the United States anew Wednesday, warning after he expelled three US diplomats in Caracas that the rest could be next.
President Nicolas Maduro ordered the expulsion of the top US diplomat in Venezuela and two other embassy officials, accusing them of plotting acts of sabotage with the opposition.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday he had scrapped his plan to take part in the UN General Assembly in New York to "protect my life" after purported threats on it.
Venezuela said Monday it derailed a plot to kill President Nicolas Maduro, arresting two hitmen it said wanted to execute the leftist leader on orders from a Colombian ex-president.
Venezuela opposition leader Henrique Capriles announced Tuesday he would go "before international bodies" to contest the April presidential vote that brought Nicolas Maduro to power.
Hugo Chavez died five months ago, but that hasn't stopped his hand-picked successor from holding week-long festivities honoring the late Venezuelan leader's birthday.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday he would consider an asylum request from US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden if the country receives one.
Relatives of Hugo Chavez have taken powerful posts since he died three months ago, helping keep the late Venezuelan leader's mythical image alive.
Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles on Thursday denounced as "blackmail" a threat by Caracas to end support for Colombia's peace process with leftist rebels.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Monday accused US-based news network CNN en Espanol of working to promote a coup d'etat as part of a wider media war against his socialist government.
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