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.
The reopening was decided after President Maduro had a phone conversation with Colombian President Santos.
Venezuelan officials said on Monday that the three people were shot dead during violence over cash shortages on Saturday.
The first batch of Venezuela’s new banknotes arrived on a cargo plane from Switzerland on Sunday.
Venezuela extends the use of 100-bolivar bills until early January amid nationwide chaos and cash shortages over a decision to scrap them.
Protests and looting are reported across Venezuela as the country replaces widely-used banknote.
Venezuela’s President Maduro orders the border with Colombia to be closed for 72 hours to tackle currency smuggling.
"We are staying in the dialogue system but we are not going to take part in today's meeting," coalition leader Jesus Torrealba says.
Venezuela rejects its suspension from the South American economic bloc Mercosur as a coup.
The Venezuelan government and the opposition reach initial agreements as part of Vatican-backed talks on pulling the country out of crisis.
The Venezuelan government and opposition resume talks to resolve the persisting crisis in the country.
The Venezuelan opposition has given President Nicolas Maduro until November 11 to meet its demands.
The Venezuelan opposition threatens to quit talks with the government if Caracas fails to meet their demands.
US top diplomat Tom Shannon and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have held a meeting in the capital Caracas.
The Vatican envoy to the talks says the two sides have agreed on a long-term agenda for national dialogue.
President Maduro says Venezuela has “triumphed” over US-backed efforts to destabilize it after an opposition strike planned for this week fell flat.
Venezuela's capital Caracas witnesses mass pro and anti-government rallies.
“There has never been a parliamentary coup in Venezuela, and we shall not allow anything like this to happen,” Maduro said of attempts to impeach him.
Venezuelan police have used rubber bullets against protesters, leaving four people injured.
Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly vows to put President Nicolas Maduro on trial for violating democracy.
The decision is a major blow to the Venezuelan opposition, which has been seeking to remove Maduro before the end of his term.
Holding Venezuela’s national flags, large crowds marched in Caracas on Tuesday to support President Maduro’s 2017 budget, which has bypassed the parliament.
The Venezuelan president has awarded Russian President Vladimir Putin the Chavez peace prize.
The brief meeting came amid simmering tensions in ties between Venezuela and the United States.
Venezuela's electoral authority has announced that a recall referendum against President Nicolas Maduro will not be held this year.
The 17th Non-Aligned Movement summit wraps up with calls on the UN to include more states in the Security Council.
The electoral board delays announcing of a date for the opposition to start gathering signatures against the president.
Venezuelans hold rival demonstrations for and against President Nicolas Maduro as the opposition pushes for a referendum vote on his ouster.
The Venezuelan capital witnesses large rival demonstrations for and against President Maduro.
Venezuela's president says the planned opposition rallies are a plot to incite violence and stage a coup against the government.
Poverty-stricken Venezuelans enter Colombia to get basic commodities after border crossings are partially reopened.
A Venezuelan court dismisses opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez's appeal against his 14-year prison sentence.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announces a 50-percent hike in minimum wage amid rampant inflation in the country.
Venezuela and Colombia agree to partially reopen their common border a year after Caracas decided to seal it over security concerns.
National Electoral Council's announcement of recall timetable meets objection.
An attack with explosive devices at a prison in Venezuela kills seven inmates and wounds at least 47 others.
Opposition gets a green light to proceed with efforts to remove President Maduro in a referendum.
Venezuela’s attorney general requests that the reinstatement of three opposition lawmakers be annulled.
The opposition-controlled parliament in Venezuela reinstates three MPs facing accusations of electoral fraud.
The Venezuelan government asks the country's electoral body to ban the opposition’s bid for a recall vote over ‘fraud’.
Venezuela says it has arrested an American national and his Venezuelan wife on charges of fomenting unrest against embattled President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela's opposition leaders say they are closer to recalling President Maduro this year.
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine.
President Maduro censures the "financial blockade" imposed on Venezuela by an American bank.
The Venezuelan government says it has taken control of the Venezuela-based facilities belonging to a US firm.
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia to buy basic goods amid the ongoing economic crisis.
The Venezuelan government may submit a request to the high court to dissolve the congress.
Venezuela’s opposition says there are enough authentic signatures on the petition to recall President Maduro.