Venezualan President Nicolas Maduro has organised to create a new government assembly and rewrite the consitution despite public outcry against the decision.
Venezuela: Why are millions fleeing?
According to UN reports around three million people have fled Venezuela because of the political and economic crisis since 2015. With the rate of migration increasing, and no end to the mass exodus, what future do Venezuelans have?
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Venezuela on the Edge: Economic crisis causing vehicle 'cannibalism'
In Venezuela, the economic crisis has already limited people's ability to get almost every basic supply: food, water, electricity, medicine, and now moving around is getting tougher. Public transport has come to a virtual standstill, and the cost of running a car is becoming too expensive for many. Juian Carlos Lamas reports on how people are adapting.
Venezuela on the Edge: Report says majority of children face malnutrition
A report by humanitarian organisation Caritas Venezuela, shows a severe deterioration in the diets of Venezuelan children, under five years old. According to the report, more than two thirds of them are suffering malnutrition. Juan Carlos Lamas has more from Caracas.
Off The Grid: Venezuela on the edge
Deadly protests, food shortage and hyperinflation. Off The Grid travels to Venezuela to find out how the country with the world largest oil reserves can be heading towards a breaking.
Venezuela on the Edge: Maduro says security forces squashed terror attack
Venezuela's President Nicolas Madura is praising the security forces for crushing what he calls 'a terrorist attack.' A group of armed men entered a military base and called for a revolt against the country's socialist leader. Staci Bivens has more on the unrest in Venezuela.
Venezuela on the Edge: Constituent assembly fires chief prosecutor
Venezuela's chief prosecutor has been charged by the supreme court after being sacked by the newly elected constituent assembly. The assembly is supposed to rewrite the constitution. But as Staci Bivens reports, it made ousting Luisa Ortega its first order of business.
Venezuela on the Edge: Constituent assembly opens amid protests
Venezuela's new constituent assembly has met. The controversial body, comprised of around five hundred delegates, is tasked with an ambitious mandate to change the country's constitution. Khody Akhavi reports.
Venezuela on the Edge: Latin American leaders to pressure Caracas
Neighbouring countries have slammed the new congress. The Colombian President said it represents a 'destruction of democracy' in Venezuela. Peru has added to the condemnation - calling Maduro a dictator. Foreign ministers from across the region are expected to meet in Lima next week to discuss how to put pressure on Caracas to restore democracy. Arabella Munro looks at Venezuela's deteriorating relationships with its neighbours
Venezuela On the Edge: Trump warns Maduro to release two opponents
US President Donald Trump has issued a stern warning to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, saying he holds him "personally responsible" for the health and safety of two jailed opposition leaders.
They were arrested on Tuesday, following a controversial election for an assembly with the power to change the constitution. Now, with nearly 140 dead after months of protests, accusations of a dictatorship are growing. Christine Pirovolakis has the story.
Venezuela On the Edge: Maduro calls constituent election a success
In Venezuela, at least 16 people have been killed, and voter turnout was low, but that hasn't stopped President Nicolas Maduro from calling Sunday's election for a constitutional assembly 'a success'. Violence broke out between anti-government protesters and police during polling.
Opposition parties boycotted the election - saying it was rigged to consolidate the president's powers. But Maduro has promised the assembly will bring peace by way of a new constitution. Christine Pirovolakis has the story.
Maduro's version of Despacito
Nicolas Maduro presented a new version of the hit Despacito in his Sunday TV show and musician Luis Fonsi is not happy. The singer says he did not want his music to be used for political purposes.
Off The Grid: Venezuela on the edge
Deadly protests, food shortage and hyperinflation. Off The Grid travels to Venezuela to find out how the country with the world largest oil reserves can be heading towards a breaking
Venezuela On The Edge: Diego Moya-Ocampos talks to TRT World
Diego Moya-Ocampos is a Principal Latin America Analyst at IHS Markit. He joined TRT World for this interview via Skype.
Venezuela's protests explained
We break down why Venezuelans have taken to the streets in protest against President Nicolas Maduro. Hundreds of thousands have marched in recent weeks over a collapsing economy, severe food and medicine shortages, and an eroding democracy. In many cases, the government's response has been deadly.
Venezuela On the Edge: Francisco Dominguez discusses the calls for strike by the opposition
Venezuela's opposition called a 24-hour nationwide strike for Thursday to press President Nicolas Maduro to drop a plan for a rewriting of the constitution. The plans for a stoppage and a "massive protest" was announced on Monday by one of the opposition's leaders, Freddy Guevara.
Venezuela On the Edge: Millions vote against Maduro in unofficial poll
The results were overwhelming. Seven million Venezuelans cast their ballots in an unofficial protest vote against the government. And according to the opposition, almost all of them -- 98 percent -- voted against a proposed new national assembly.
It was seen as a humiliating condemnation of President Nicolas Maduro, who wants to rewrite the constitution. The unofficial referendum was organised by the opposition. And for some it was fatal. President Maduro has accused the opposition of trying to illegally overthrow him. Sarah Jones reports
Venezuela On the Edge: 7.2M Venezuelans vote in anti-Maduro poll
More than 7 million Venezuelans have voted on whether to reject President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution in an unofficial referendum.
The head of the national electoral council said the symbolic poll was of "no legal consequence." The proposal has caused further tensions in the country that has seen months of anti-government protests. Meanwhile, a woman has been killed and several others injured, after gunmen opened fire at a polling station in a pro-government neighborhood in the capital Caracas. Noris Argotte Soto is following the developments from Caracas.
Venezuela Voting: Vote to block constitution rewrite underway
It's happening against the backdrop of months of anti-government protests and violence. The non-binding vote is considered an act of civil disobedience, since it doesn't have the backing of the National Electoral Council. Supporters of President Nicolas Maduro are boycotting the election.
Juan Carlos Lamas is covering the vote and ongoing political turmoil in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas.
Venezuela On The Edge: Opposition groups calls unofficial referendum
Opposition parties in Venezuela will hold an unofficial plebiscite on Sunday, to gauge support for a national unity government. This vote takes place just two weeks before government elections for a constituent assembly. Juan Carlos Lamas has more from Caracas.
Venezuela On The Edge: Artists in Venezuela use talents for protest
And while protests in Venezuela have been violent, they have also found expression in street art. Images by a group of artists in downtown Caracas are depicting the demonstrations, with organisers saying the exhibition shows a creative- but peaceful - dimension to Venezuela's civil unrest. Juan Carlos Lamas has more from Caracas.
Venezuela On The Edge: Maduro supporters storm assembly building
There's been more violence in Venezuela as the country marks its independence day. Government supporters have stormed the national assembly injuring a number of people. Oliver Whitfield-Miocic reports.
Venezuela on The Edge: Helicopter used in Supreme Court attack found
The stolen helicopter used in Tuesday's attack on Venezuela's Supreme Court and Interior Ministry has been found in a remote area on the country's Caribbean coastline. The police officer who's believed to have piloted the aircraft, hasn't been located. Abubakr al Shamahi has more.
Venezuela On The Edge: President calls Supreme Court attack terrorism
Government buildings have come under attack in the capital Caracas when a stolen helicopter reportedly fired shots at the interior ministry where dozens were attending a ceremony. And then dropped grenades on the Supreme Court building while it was in session. No injuries have been reported. Sarah Jones has the story.
Venezuela On the Edge: Maduro says Supreme Court attacked by helicopter
The supreme court in Venezuela has come under attack from a police helicopter. Grenades were dropped in what appears to have been the lastest protest against the rule of President Nicolas Maduro. The helicopter is also reported to have flown over the interior and justice ministries where shots were fired. Christine Pirovolakis has the story.
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