46th President of Venezuela
Nicolás Maduro ▸ Facts ▸ Comments ▸ News ▸ Videos
US secretary of state ends Latin America tour focusing on Maduro
Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO Duration: 02:09Published
Credit: FRANCE 24 English Duration: 01:16Published
UN: Maduro's security forces committed 'crimes against humanity'
Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO Duration: 02:42Published
US blacklists four people, alleging Venezuela election meddling
Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO Duration: 02:31Published
You Might Like
Grenell Pursued Talks Over Change of Power in VenezuelaA close ally of President Trump quietly met with an associate of President Nicolás Maduro, whom the United States does not recognize as the leader of Venezuela.
Venezuela-case informant heldMEDELLIN, Colombia -- A key informant against one of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's closest aides has been accused of lying to his law enforcement handlers in a case involving millions of..
Pompeo announces new US sanctions on Iran's defense ministryUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has targeted Iran’s defense ministry and others said to be involved in its alleged nuclear weapons program, piling on threats after the US restoration of..
Pompeo Travels to Brazil on Third Stop of Latin American TourU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled Friday to Brazil where he visited a Venezuelan refugee processing center, while calling for democracy and for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to step..
Experts cite 'crimes against humanity' in Maduro's VenezuelaGENEVA (AP) — Independent experts commissioned by the U.N.’s top human rights body have alleged the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro committed crimes against humanity. The...
Venezuela: President Maduro says US spy seized near oil sitesThe US Marine working for CIA had weapons and large amounts of cash, the Venezuelan president says.
US 'spy' captured near Venezuelan oil refining complex, claims MaduroVenezuela’s president, Nicolás Maduro, has claimed that a “US spy” was captured while spying on the largest refining complex in the country, which is going through a severe fuel shortage crisis...
Venezuela’s Guaido calls for more international pressure on MaduroCARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Monday announced a “unitary pact” supported by a coalition of parties calling for increased international pressure on President..
Juan Guaidó calls for 2nd day of protests in VenezuelaViolence erupted near the Caracas air base after opposition leader Juan Guaidó called for a military uprising against the Maduro regime. CBS News State Department reporter Christina Ruffini joins CBSN..
Venezuela's opposition sees a 'trap' in Maduro's preelection pardonsVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has pardoned more than 100 political opponents ahead of December's parliamentary election. Dissidents will boycott the vote so as not to give the ruling party the..
Venezuela opposition politician breaks with US-backed GuaidóCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A popular opposition politician in Venezuela broke on Wednesday with U.S.-backed leader Juan Guaidó, whose coalition has vowed to boycott the crisis-torn nation's upcoming..
Colombia arrests 3 Venezuelans tied to anti-Maduro plotMIAMI (AP) — Police in Colombia have arrested three Venezuelans who were part of a failed plot organized by a former U.S. Green Beret to sneak across the border and oust President Nicolás Maduro,..
Venezuela's Maduro pardons opposition politiciansVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday pardoned more than 100 politicians and associates of opposition leader Juan Guaido "in the interests of promoting national reconciliation," the government..
Covid: Venezuela seeks testers for Russian vaccinePresident Nicolás Maduro, a close ally of Russia's, will ask for volunteers in the coming days.
Venezuela buying missiles from Iran a ‘good idea’, Maduro saysIt would be a “good idea” to look into purchasing missiles from Ian, Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has said, as the two countries expand trade relations under a joint banner of...
Maduro: Venezuela buying Iranian missiles 'a good idea'Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday said it would be a "good idea" to look into buying missiles from Iran, a day after Colombia said Venezuela was considering such a plan amid growing..
Covid-19 News: Live UpdatesThe government of President Nicolás Maduro is detaining and intimidating doctors, marking the homes of people suspected of having the virus and detaining those who are returning to the country.
Lima Group members reject Venezuelan parliamentary electionsBOGOTA (Reuters) – A regional bloc comprised mostly of Latin American nations said on Friday it rejects plans by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to hold legislative elections without..
Venezuelan rebels sentenced to prison in failed beach attackCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan court has sentenced more than a dozen rebel soldiers to 24 years in prison for a failed beach attack alongside two former U.S. special forces members accused in..
How the U.S. Failed at Its Foreign Policy Toward VenezuelaOn August 4, 2020, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a on Venezuela. Appearing before the committee was U.S. State Department Special Representative Elliott Abrams. Abrams, who has had a..
2 ex-Green Berets sentenced to 20 years for Venezuela attackCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan court sentenced two former U.S. special forces soldiers to 20 years in prison for their part in a failed beach attack aimed at overthrowing President Nicolás..
Coalition to shun election in VenezuelaCARACAS, Venezuela — A coalition of political parties in Venezuela led by U.S.-backed Juan Guaido said Sunday that it won’t participate in congressional elections called by officials loyal to..
Veteran U.S. diplomat Richardson to meet Maduro to discuss jailed Americans(Reuters) - Veteran U.S. diplomat Bill Richardson plans to travel to Caracas to meet with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to discuss the status of several American citizens held as prisoners there,..
Trump, in Florida, Seeks to Quell Doubts About His Opposition to MaduroIn his recent book, John Bolton, the president’s former national security adviser, recounted how Mr. Trump disparaged Venezuela’s opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, and was impressed by Mr...
Who gets the gold? Venezuela’s rival leaders clash over stash in London vaultCARACAS, Venezuela — The political battle over control of Venezuela has turned to a $1.8-billion stack of gold bars sitting in the Bank of England’s vault in London, where a judge is expected to..
Maduro gives EU ambassador 72 hours to leave VenezuelaVenezuela President Nicolas Maduro on Monday gave the head of the European Union mission in Caracas, Isabel Brilhante Pedrosa, 72 hours to leave the country after the bloc announced sanctions against..
UK recognition of Venezuelan opposition leader would ‘breach international law’The UK Government recognising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as head of state would be “unlawful under international law”, the High Court has heard. Lawyers representing the board of..
On meeting Venezuela's Maduro, Trump says exit would be topicCARACAS, Venezuela -- President Donald Trump on Monday appeared to walk back comments that he would consider meeting Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro, after an interview that cast doubt on his support for..
Trump 'open to meeting Venezuela's Maduro' amid hints of fragile trust in GuaidoIn an apparent overture to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, US President Donald Trump has suggested that he is open to meeting the Latin American leader, also sending signals of his waning..
U.S. sanctions Mexican firms, individuals over links to VenezuelaThe United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on Mexican companies and individuals and two oil tankers under a program meant to pressure the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Some Venezuelans welcome relaxing of lockdown after 14 weeks insideAfter 14 weeks locked up in their homes, some Venezuelans are welcoming a decision by President Nicolas Maduro's government to relax a coronavirus lockdown, though doctors warn the measure could speed..
Cape Verde can hold businessman who is close to Maduro for up to 40 days pending extraditionCape Verde can hold a businessman who is close to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and was arrested at the weekend for up to 40 days pending an extradition request from the United States, a court in..
U.S. accuses Venezuela's Maduro of seeking to rig upcoming voteThe U.S. government on Monday accused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of "illegally" installing a new national electoral council to oversee parliamentary elections due to take place later this..
Businessman close to Maduro arrested; Venezuela slams 'arbitrary detention'Authorities in Cape Verde have arrested a businessman close to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Saturday, a move Venezuelan authorities called a..
Also reported by •Reuters
Businessman close to Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro arrested in Cape VerdeColombian national Alex Nain Saab is wanted in the US on charges of corruption and money laundering.
Also reported by •Reuters
Turkey's president slams the US, so why does Trump take his calls?In recent years, Turkey has accused the US of “training terrorists,” has worked with the anti-American Venezuelan regime of Nicholas Maduro, detained a US pastor, bashed US President Donald..
Venezuela hails Iran, Russia, China, Cuba as true friendsVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has hailed Iran, Russia, China, and Cuba as real friends of Caracas amid their humanitarian aid to his country. "Humanitarian aid is coming from China, Russia, Iran..
Venezuela's Guaido is still legitimate head of National Assembly, EU saysA Venezuelan Supreme Court decision to ratify an ally of President Nicolas Maduro as president of the National Assembly is illegitimate, the European Union said on Thursday, warning of a deepening..
Venezuela's Maduro says he will visit Iran soon, sign agreementsVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday said he would visit Iran shortly to sign cooperation agreements in energy and other sectors, after Iran sent five fuel tankers to the gasoline-starved..
Fourth Iranian tanker docks at Venezuelan port, U.S. slams 'distraction'The Venezuelan navy said it escorted a fourth tanker bringing Iranian fuel through its waters on Thursday, while the United States called the shipments to the gasoline-starved country a distraction..
English court to weigh recognition of Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela gold caseAn English court on Thursday said it would need to decide which of Venezuela's dueling political factions to recognize before ruling on President Nicolas Maduro's request for the Bank of England to..
Failed Maduro coup leader flew on pro-govt magnate’s planeMIAMI (AP) — It was mid-January and Jordan Goudreau was itching to get going on a secret plan to raid Venezuela and arrest President Nicolás Maduro when the former special forces commando flew to..
Venezuela's Maduro vows to raise gasoline price as Iranian tanker nearsVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday pledged to begin charging citizens for gasoline, as the fourth cargo of a five-tanker flotilla bringing fuel from Iran approached the South American..
Venezuela's Maduro says government must begin charging for gasolineVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday that the government must begin charging for gasoline, and said he had directed a team of specialists to determine what the price should be.
U.S. accuses ex-Venezuelan lawmaker of drug conspiracy tied to Middle East militantsU.S. prosecutors on Wednesday charged a former Venezuelan lawmaker with taking part with President Nicolas Maduro in a scheme linked to South American and Middle Eastern militant groups to traffic..
Exclusive: U.S. preparing criminal indictment against wife of Venezuela's Maduro - sourcesThe United States is preparing to charge the wife of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in coming months with crimes that could include drug trafficking and corruption, four people familiar with the..
Special Report - U.S. takes aim at the power behind Venezuela's Maduro: his first ladyFour years ago, a bit player in the Venezuelan leadership was arrested in Colombia and extradited to the United States to face drug charges. He proved to be an important catch.
Also reported by •Reuters
Donors raise more than $3 billion for Venezuelan refugees amid COVID-19More than 60 countries on Tuesday pledged some $3.4 billion in emergency aid for five million Venezuelans who have fled the country to neighbouring South American nations to escape economic collapse..
France accuses Venezuela of harassing embassy, summons envoyFrance has summoned Venezuela's envoy over accusations President Nicolas Maduro's government has been harassing its embassy in Caracas, including by cutting water and electricity to the ambassador's..