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'Hotheads': Russia warns against Venezuela intervention

'Hotheads': Russia warns against Venezuela intervention

Russia is "very much concerned that some hotheads may be considering a military action against Venezuela", according to its ambassador to the UN.

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Delegation from Venezuela's Guaido received by Vatican
Juan Guaidó

Delegation from Venezuela's Guaido received by Vatican

A delegation representing opposition leader Juan Guaido met with Vatican officials as the Holy See weighs a request to intervene in the country's crisis. 

Why South America is the battlefield in a new cold war
Opinion
Venezuela Crisis

Why South America is the battlefield in a new cold war

The political crisis in Venezuela shows that Latin America has again become an arena in which rival powers struggle for influence and advantage.

  • by Hal Brands
How did we get here? Venezuela's humanitarian aid standoff explained
Explainer

How did we get here? Venezuela's humanitarian aid standoff explained

The world is now watching whether Maduro's government will let the first shipments from United States cross its borders.

With millions of dollars of US aid stuck at the Venezuelan border, what happens next?

With millions of dollars of US aid stuck at the Venezuelan border, what happens next?

Venezuelan opposition leaders are making increasingly ambitious promises about the delivery of US assistance with no clear plan for making it happen.

  • by Laura Dixon and John Hudson
Venezuela says US is delivering weapons to Maduro enemies
Defence and national security

Venezuela says US is delivering weapons to Maduro enemies

Plane trackers have also uncovered a curious pattern of unusual flights in and out of Venezuela from Miami.

  • by Tim Johnson
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Travel companies pull out of Venezuela amid ongoing political crisis
World Politics

Travel companies pull out of Venezuela amid ongoing political crisis

It comes as the Venezuelan government set up road blocks to stop aid entering the country via the Colombian border.

EU endorses Venezuelan opposition leader over Maduro
Nicolas Maduro

EU endorses Venezuelan opposition leader over Maduro

President Nicolos Maduro has vowed to defy a growing call for him to step down in favour of Opposition Leader Juan Guaido.

Trump: military intervention in Venezuela 'an option', Russia objects
USA

Trump: military intervention in Venezuela 'an option', Russia objects

The US is boosting pressure on socialist leader Nicolas Maduro to step down, but Venezuela's ally Russia is warning against "destructive meddling".

  • by Brian Ellsworth
Opposition calls for Venezuelan wave against Maduro as protests swell
Venezuela

Opposition calls for Venezuelan wave against Maduro as protests swell

Opposition leaders hope large protests - with international sanctions - will push Nicolas Maduro to negotiate his exit or prod the military to force him out.

  • by Mariana Zuñiga, Anthony Faiola & Rachelle Krygier
Red Cross warns US about risks of sending aid to Venezuela
Nicolas Maduro

Red Cross warns US about risks of sending aid to Venezuela

International Committee of the Red Cross has warned the US about the risks of delivering humanitarian aid to Venezuela without the approval of Maduro's forces. 

  • by Luis Alonso Lugo