The call for a fresh strike comes in the wake of clashes between government forces and protesters in Caracas.
The United States is considering financial sanctions against Venezuela to restrict the OPEC nation's oil exports, according to a new report.
The Venezuelan government vows to go ahead with its plans for a new congress despite the US’ "brutal interventionist" threats of economic sanctions.
The call to strike is meant to halt Maduro's constitution rewrite bid. The Trump administration has also warned Caracas against forming Constituent Assembly.
Opposition says millions voted against President Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution in Sunday's symbolic referendum.
The opposition-organized “plebiscite” was aimed at assessing overall public sentiments toward constitutional reforms proposed by the government.
Venezuela marks the 100th day of protests with demonstrators marching in the capital Caracas.
Lopez's lawyer, who is based in Madrid, confirmed that the opposition leader was released at dawn local time.
A crowd of people believed to have been the supporters of the Venezuelan government on Wednesday attacked the opposition-held Congress in Caracas.
Venezuela’s Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz refused to appear at a court for a hearing on alleged abuse of power and failure to carry out her duties.
Venezuela’s opposition says it would hold an unofficial referendum on President Nicolas Maduro’s plan to rewrite the constitution.
Dozens of students have been detained by security forces during the latest anti-government protests in Venezuela.
The Venezuelan president vowed to fend off what he called a coup attempt after a “terrorist” attack on key government buildings in the capital, Caracas.
A police helicopter has attacked Venezuela’s Supreme Court, says President Nicolas Maduro.
A Venezuelan military police sergeant has shot dead one protester who was among a group of people attacking an airbase in Venezuela, officials say.
Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez quit her post to run for a seat in the planned Constituent Assembly.
Venezuela dares the US to 'send in the Marines' after Washington tries to initiate a regional plan over the crisis in the country.
A meeting of the South American Organization fails to approve a resolution against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela's President Maduro strongly criticizes US Vice-President Pence for his interventionist remarks.
Venezuela’s Attorney General Luisa Ortega has demanded that eight Supreme Court judges loyal to President Nicolas Maduro be put on trial.
A 17-year-old Venezuelan protester is killed in clashes between security forces and protesters in Caracas.
A Venezuelan opposition figure serving a jail term calls on people to continue anti-government protests until “victory.”
The Venezuelan president says he will put a new constitution to a referendum in a measure aimed at tackling the deadly unrest gripping the country.
The Venezuelan capital becomes the scene of new clashes between police and anti-government protesters.
Clashes continue between Venezuela’s police and protesters on the 60th day of anti-government rallies in Caracas.
Anti-government protesters have clashed with police in Caracas, as unrest continues to grip the Latin American country.
Electoral officials in Venezuela are scheduling long-delayed regional elections for December.
Thousands of doctors rally in Caracas, against President Nicolas Maduro in the latest series of protests that have left 51 people dead.
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro says opposition protesters set a man on fire during a recent anti-government rally.
Another protester dies in Venezuela, raising the death toll from ongoing demonstrations to 48.
For seven weeks now, anti-government protesters have flocked to the streets to condemn skyrocketing inflation and an acute shortage of food and medicine.
Russia has vowed to send several thousand tons of wheat each month to Venezuela in order to help ease the food shortage.
Venezuela is deploying soldiers to the country’s western region following a night of looting during anti-government protests.
The death toll from the unrest in Venezuela rises to 42 as more people are killed in 24 hours of protests and violence.
Thousands of demonstrators block roads and set buildings on fire in a new wave of anti-government protests.
The EU urges the Venezuelan government and opposition to abstain from violence.
Opponents of President Maduro stage a rally using cars, bikes, and horses to fill roads.
Venezuela’s judicial inspector general Marielys Valdez said that the bottles containing feces thrown at government forces were a “biological weapon.”
New violence in Venezuela has killed one person and injured dozens of others in the capital, Caracas.
Anti-government protesters to throw human and animal feces at security forces during countrywide rallies on Wednesday.
The opposition says it won't be part of a fraudulent process, and that the government cannot repeal the current constitution by force.
Venezuelan women rally in their thousands against the government of President Maduro in Caracas and other major cities.
Juan Lopez, the 33-year-old leader of a university federation, was shot dead during a student gathering in the city of El Tigre on Thursday.
Opposition supporters are to stage a massive rally in Caracas on Wednesday to protest President Maduro’s bid to rewrite the constitution.
Venezuela has found what is left of a military helicopter that crashed four months ago with nine military staff and four civilians on board.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro calls for a new popular assembly to rewrite the country’s constitution.
President Nicolas Maduro hikes the country’s minimum wage by 60 percent and gives away hundreds of homes as tensions rise in the country.
Caracas says it is quitting the Organization of American States (OAS) over the bloc’s position on the recent unrest in Venezuela.
The violence broke out between rival gangs in Puente Ayala penitentiary in the eastern state of Anzoategui.
Luisa Ortega Diaz has called on government and opposition supporters to refrain from confrontation after a wave of unrest resulted in the deaths of 26 people.
A young protester is killed during anti-government protests in Venezuela.
The latest bout of violence occurred on a day of massive anti-government protests staged across the country.
President Maduro calls for local elections, as one of his supporters succumbs to her injuries sustained in rallies, bringing the death toll from the recent unrest to 21.
Thousands of protesters march in silence in several cities in memory of the 20 people killed in three weeks of unrest.
The death toll from protest marches and disturbances gripping Venezuela soars to 20.
Venezuela’s government has claimed that armed gangs, allegedly hired by the opposition, have attacked a maternity hospital.
The EU calls on the government and opposition in Venezuela to do more to de-escalate the violence.
A commentator says the main objective of Venezuela's opposition since it won the 2015 elections has been to overthrow Maduro.
At least two people are killed after clashes erupted during anti-government protests across Venezuela.
The Venezuelan defense chief rejects a call by the opposition to turn on President Maduro ahead of a large anti-government protest.
Protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are staged in the country's low-income neighborhoods in the capital and elsewhere.
One more protester is killed in anti-government protests, prosecutors say.
Clashes break out between police and protesters in Caracas on the fifth day of violent demonstrations against President Maduro.
The president calls for an investigation against an opposition figure over the accusation that Caracas was using “chemical weapons” against protesters.
Anti-government protesters throw rocks and Molotov cocktails at police, who respond with tear gas and rubber bullets in the capital Caracas.
Venezuelan authorities bar a key opposition leader from public office for 15 years over “administrative irregularities.”
Debates began on a motion at the opposition-controlled parliament in Venezuela on Wednesday to dismiss Supreme Court judges who had earlier voted to annul the legislature
Police and protesters clash during an opposition rally in Venezuela’s cap[ital of Caracas.
Authorities in Caracas censure a recent OAS meeting and resolution against the Venezuelan government.
Venezuela's Supreme Court revokes its ruling against the opposition-led Congress after President Maduro advised the court to review the verdict.
President Maduro announces an end in the political row over a contentious Supreme Court ruling that stripped the parliament of its powers.
Luisa Ortega said taking over the legislative functions of the National Assembly was against "constitutional order".
Venezuela’s Supreme Court has taken over the legislative functions of the country’s National Assembly after ruling that the legislature is in contempt of court.
Thousands of Venezuelans on Tuesday protested against a meeting of the Organization of American States, which is mulling Venezuela’s suspension.
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro urges the United Nations to help the country overcome medicine shortages.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has called the head of the Organization of American States (OAS) “garbage” for highlighting the crisis in Venezuela.
Venezuela slams the Peruvian leader for insulting the country in remarks during a visit to Washington.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro calls CNN an “instrument of war” after his country pulls the network’s Spanish-language channel off the air.
"I take this miserable and vile attack as recognition of my status as an anti-imperialist revolutionary," Aissami said.
In the first hostile move by the Trump administration against Caracas, the US sanctions the Venezuelan VP and his associate over their alleged role in drug trafficking.
Opposition parties in Venezuela hold their first protest rallies in 2017, calling for early elections.
The Venezuelan president said he wanted dialog with the opposition, but he refused to deliver an annual speech at the opposition-held parliament, violating law.
Venezuela arrests a substitute opposition lawmaker over weapons charges.
Venezuela’s opposition says it will not return to crisis talks with the government.
Opposition lawmakers in Venezuela pass a censure motion against President Nicolas Maduro in an attempt to trigger early elections.
President Nicolas Maduro has ordered a 50-percent increase in minimum wage and pensions in response to skyrocketing inflation.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro names a Hugo Chavez-era minister as the new vice-president amid a cabinet reshuffle.
Venezuela has released six political prisoners, including former presidential candidate Manuel Rosales.
The Venezuelan president extended the validity of 100-bolivar banknotes until January 20.
Head of the Venezuelan opposition Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) Jesus Torrealba pulled out of the crisis talks with government authorities earlier this month.
Venezuela’s opposition says it will not resume stalled crisis talks with the government next month because its demands have not been met.