Large new blackouts strike Venezuelan capital, provinces

America 03/25/19, 22:41

A new power outage spread across much of Venezuela on Monday, knocking communications offline and stirring fears of a repeat of the chaos almost two weeks ago during the nation's largest-ever blackout. The outage began shortly after 1 p.m. (1700 GMT) and appeared to have affected as many as 16 of ...

Venezuelan vice president visits Moscow to rally support

America 03/01/19, 06:06

Venezuela's vice president is visiting Russia, voicing hope for stronger ties with Moscow amid the U.S. pressure.Delcy Rodriguez said after Friday's talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov that Venezuela will rely on supplies of food and medicines from Russia as it faces a U.S.-led blockade and hold the door ...

US puts sanctions on Venezuela first lady, other officials

World 09/25/18, 10:29

The Trump administration on Tuesday slapped financial sanctions on four members of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's inner circle, including his wife and the nation's vice president, on allegations of corruption.As part of the actions, the U.S. barred Americans from doing business with and will seize any financial assets in the ...

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