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.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro receives American veteran diplomat Tom Shannon in Caracas.
The United States is voicing hope that a veteran diplomat, sent to Venezuela, can meet with President Nicolas Maduro.
A man has been shot dead during looting and food riots in Venezuela, an opposition MP says.
Venezuela's foreign minister says her country is the victim of 'international bullying.'
The Venezuelan government calls on the Supreme Court to block a recall referendum, citing opposition “fraud.”
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro rules out holding a potential recall referendum on his ouster from power anytime sooner than 2017.
Venezuelan authorities have announced the next stage of a recall referendum against President Nicolas Maduro in an olive branch to protesters.
Venezuelan protesters call on President Maduro to find a way to solve food shortages in the country.
Thousands of protesters take to the streets of the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, against what they call foreign meddling in their country.
Organization of American States urges an emergency meeting to evaluate Venezuela's respect for democracy.
The anti-Maduro petition includes 10,000 signatures belonging to the deceased, supporters of the Venezuelan president say.
Officials from Venezuela’s government and opposition meet separately with a group of former world leaders on the crisis in the country.
Venezuela completes the first day of massive military drills, with over 500,000 troops said to be participating.
Venezuela launches two-day military drills aimed at staving off what the government says are acts of foreign aggression against the country.
Venezuela’s National Assembly rejects the state of emergency decreed by President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela's opposition leader urges the nation to defy a state of emergency decreed by the government.
The Venezuelan government gives itself sweeping powers to control food and energy supplies and enhance security measures under a state of emergency.
Venezuelan President Maduro orders seizure of idle factories and jailing their owners following a new emergency decree.
Venezuela’s president declares a 60-day state of emergency to counter, what he calls, a domestic and US push to bring him down.
Venezuela's President Maduro says he will allow a referendum on ousting him from power if a relevant petition is validated.
Venezuela and Bolivia have raised minimum wages on Labor Day.
Venezuela’s Supreme Court blocks another opposition bid to cut short presidential term.
Venezuela is to enforce power cuts in 10 of its 23 states amid economic doldrums that have caused rampant power crisis across the country.
Venezuela Supreme Court cancels an amnesty law adopted by the opposition-held congress to release political detainees.
Clashes erupt in the Venezuelan capital between pro-government and opposition activists seeking to initiate a petition calling for a referendum on whether the country’s president should leave office.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says a campaign by his opponents to remove him from office will fail.
Venezuela’s Congress preliminary endorses a bill that might remove President Maduro from office.
Venezuela withdraws its top diplomat from the US in response to Washington’s renewal of sanctions on several Venezuelan officials.
Venezuela's opposition launches a campaign to oust President Maduro.
Venezuelan students protest against a ruling by the country’s Supreme Court, which seeks to curb legislative powers of the opposition.
Venezuela's opposition lawmakers declare plans to hasten "legal" efforts to oust President Maduro.
Venezuela’s opposition pledges to speed up its efforts to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela top court overrules the opposition-led congress and gives broad decree powers to President Maduro.
A Venezuelan party proposes a reform to oust President Nicolas Maduro.