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
Caracas’s Palacio Federal Legislativo building was evacuated after pro-government protesters stormed the building on July 5, Venezuela’s Independence Day. El Nacional reported that a group of armed government supporters brushed past security around the op
A police pilot accused by Venezuela's president of conducting a helicopter attack on the country's Supreme Court on Tuesday called for a rebellion against Nicolas Maduro's "tyranny". In a video released on his Instagram page, Oscar Perez said he is part
Venezuela's opposition is asking demonstrators to shut down all traffic for two hours Friday to protest the point-blank shooting death by the national guard of a 22-year-old man identified as David Vallenilla on Thursday.
A video circulating on social media allegedly shows the moment a 17-year-old protester was shot by the Venezuelan national guard during a clash in the Altamira neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela on June 19, 2017.
Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles tweeted out a video, on June 13, 2017, that allegedly shows a group of protesters jumping into a canal and swimming to safety as a Venezuelan official opens fire from the shore.
Anti-government protesters set fire to debris in an attempt to block roads in the Las Mercedes area of Caracas, Venezuela, on May 31. Members of the opposition party Voluntad Popular (People’s Will), leading the protests, say that President Nicholas Maduro is a dictator and have pledged to continue protesting until elections are held.