Venezuelans have been taking to the streets since early April demanding elections, the sacking of Supreme Court judges and freedom for political prisoners. Hundreds of people have been arrested and a handful have been killed during the widespread protests.
What is happening in Venezuela?
Óscar Pérez survives brutal attack in Venezuela
Óscar Pérez: "We are going to surrender"
Covered in blood, Óscar Pérez says Venezuela government will not allow his surrender
Óscar Pérez posts video saying he is under attack by Venezuelan government forces
Astronaut talks with students in Venezuela
Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks on Venezuela in Doral
Venezuelan soldiers announce attempt to launch uprising against President Maduro
Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez taken from his home
White House sanctions Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and labels him a ‘dictator’
Óscar Pérez, the Venezuelan policeman wanted after attacking the headquarters of the Supreme Court and the Ministry of the Interior from a helicopter, posted a video asking Venezuelan government forces to stop shooting at him. Perez says, "we are going to surrender."
Astronauts on the International Space Station use amateur radio to talk with students all over the world about life and work in space. In October, flight engineer Joe Acaba made an historic contact with the Maria Montessori Institute Educational Unit in San Cristobal, Venezuela: the first-ever educational ham radio contact in that country’s history, courtesy of the Amateur Radio on International Space Station program. Here’s a look at the excitement on the ground as more than a dozen elementary and middle school students got their chance to talk to a man in space.
The White House announced sanctions against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a day after he claimed victory in the country’s election. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made the announcement during the press briefing on July 31.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro stands before the audience of his weekly TV show over the weekend. The show played a version of the hit song "Despacito" but with the words changed to tout a scheduled election for a national constituent assembly.
Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez greets supporters from his home in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, July 8, 2017. Lopez has been transferred to house arrest. The court says in a statement early Saturday that Lopez was granted the "humanitarian measure" for