David Smilde

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Nicolas Maduro at the presidential palace in Caracas. The failed raid has proved a propaganda boon for Mr Maduro. Photograph:  Marcelo Garcia/AFP via Getty Images

Nicolás Maduro’s security forces have continued their roundup of alleged participants in last week’s botched attempt to capture him, with the arrest o(...)

Riot police clash with opposition demonstrators during a protest against the government of President Nicolás Maduro on Wednesday. Photograph: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images

Senior figures in the Venezuelan military came out in support of President Nicolás Maduro on Thursday, a day after the US said it no longer recognised(...)

Police detain protesters during a rally against Venezuela’s president Nicolas Máduro’s government in Caracas on Thursday. Photograph: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

It was an outlandish attack on Venezuela’s centres of power: A police helicopter swooped down from a clear sky while someone inside dropped grenades o(...)

Venezuelans pose with their ink-stained fingers after voting for the successor of late president Hugo Chavez, in Caracas . Photograph: Tomas Bravo/Reuters.

Venezuelans lined up today to vote whether to honour Hugo Chavez's dying wish for a long-time loyalist to continue his hardline socialism or ha(...)