Patients on dialysis wait at a closed clinic during a power outage in Caracas. Photograph: by Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images

Venezuela’s government told workers and school children to stay home on Tuesday as the second major blackout this month left the streets of Caracas mo(...)

The entrance of the embassy of the United States in Caracas as the US will withdraw its remaining diplomatic staff from the embassy. Photograph: Luis Robayo/AFP

Venezuela ordered American diplomats to leave the country within 72 hours on Tuesday after President Nicolás Maduro accused US counterpart Donald Trum(...)

 Ecuador has opened a ‘humanitarian corridor’ to allow masses of migrants escaping Venezuela’s free-falling economy to stream towards the Peruvian border. Photograph: AFP

The exodus of migrants from Venezuela is building toward a “crisis moment” comparable to events involving refugees in the Mediterranean, the United Na(...)

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro reacts after explosives detonated in drones above  an event in Caracas on Saturday. Venezuelan government TV/via Reuters

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has escaped a reported assassination attempt involving drones carrying explosives while he was giving a speech on (...)

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro speaking during a ceremony. Photograph: EPA/Venezuelan News Agency

In a new twist to the cryptocurrency craze, Venezuela, the South American oil giant in default on some of its dollar bonds, plans to issue its own dig(...)

Venezuela’s president Nicolás Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, on Monday. Critics of Mr Maduro blame failed socialist economic policies for Venezuela’s three-year recession, triple-digit inflation, product shortages and long lines at shops. Photograph: Miraflores Palace/Handout via Reuters

Venezuela’s opposition has collected enough signatures to threaten embattled President Nicolás Maduro with the prospect of a recall election that coul(...)