Several drones loaded with explosives exploded close to where President Nicolas Maduro was speaking, says Venezuela's information minister.
Protesters block streets in a last-ditch effort to derail the election of a legislative super-body that opponents of President Nicolas Maduro say will give the socialist leader a stranglehold on power.
President Maduro said the elections on July 31 will take place despite the protests. The opposition have decided to return to a strategy of directly confronting the government with a 'great march' organised on Saturday.
The 34-nation OAS bloc debated the situation in Venezuela after a group of nations pressed for "urgent action" to ease the crisis.
'We must take all measures to recover productive capacity, which is being paralyzed by the bourgeoisie,' Maduro says addressing his supporters
Venezuelan opposition legislators chain themselves to stairway at election board office to demand referendum against President Nicolas Maduro
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