Venezualan President Nicolas Maduro has organised to create a new government assembly and rewrite the consitution despite public outcry against the decision.
Venezuela in Turmoil: Peru begins requesting visas from Venezuelans
Peru begins requesting visas from Venezuelans.
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.
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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Venezuela On the Edge: Francisco Dominguez explains the helicopter attack on the supreme court
Venezuela has been in turmoil the recent months. Protesters have taken to the street calling for regime change. A helicopter attack on the supreme court is the most recent expression of disapproval. The current President Nicolas Maduro still receive support from a large group of the population.
Venezuela on the Edge: Police shoot and kill 22-year-old protester
The father of a protester killed in Venezuela has made an emotional appeal to President Nicolas Maduro to end the crackdown on anti-government demonstrators. David Vallenilla says he was once Maduro's boss before Maduro entered national politics, and says the president had even met his son. Ben Tornquist has more.
Venezuelan government under fire after court takes over congress
Venezuela's Supreme Court has stripped the opposition-led National Assembly of its powers. All three main arms of government are now controlled by President Nicolas Maduro's party.
Political crisis in Venezuela deepens
Venezuela's pro-government Supreme Court revoked its takeover of the opposition-led Congress after it drew international condemnation and protests. Juan Carlos Lamas reports from Caracas.
Venezuela: A step closer to one-man rule?
Opposition leaders branded Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro a "dictator" after the Supreme Court took over the functions of Congress. Juan Carlos Lamas talks to TRT World from Caracas, Venezuela.
Anti-Maduro protesters clash with security forces in Venezuela
Riot police are blocking roads and pepper-spraying demonstrators in the capital Caracas. Noris Argotte has more details.
Anti-government protests in Venezuela turn violent
Police used tear gas and rubber bullets to scatter students who came out on the streets of Venezuela to protest against the Supreme Court’s verdict to strip the parliament of its powers. Juan Carlos Lamas reports.
Violent clashes continue in Venezuela
Violent protests are continuing in Venezuela despite the Supreme Court reversing a controversial decision to strip the National Assembly of its powers.
Ban on Venezuela's opposition leader sparks protests
Protestors clashed with police after Friday's decision to ban opposition leader Henrique Capriles from holding public office for the next 15 years. TRT World's Juan Carlos Lamas reports.
Protests continue in Venezuela against President Maduro
More than 100 people have been detained in Caracas and other cities, as anti-government protesters once again took to the streets in Venezuela.
Anti-government protests in Venezuela enter second week
Demonstrations against the government in Venezuela are entering a second week. Critics accuse President Nicolas Maduro of moving the country towards totalitarianism. TRT World's Sarah Jones reports.