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Affiliate of Venezuelas state-owned oil company made donation even as President Nicols Maduro accuses US of plotting to ovethrow him President Two people were shot dead and dozens injured in street battles between protesters and government supporters. Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/19/venezuela-donation-donald-trump-inauguration

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Violent demonstrations come one day after Nicolas Maduros government barred Henrique Capriles from running for office for 15 years Police in Venezuela have fired tear gas and rubber bullets at some of the thousands of protesters who poured into the streets of Caracas on Saturday amid a weeklong protest movement that shows little sign of […]

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The novice had only trained on wheels before arriving in Finland to compete in the Nordic world ski championships First there was Eddie the Eagle, then Cool Runnings. Now theres Adrian Solano, a Venezuelan skier whose only training for tackling the Nordic world ski championships in Finland was using wheels beneath the bright sun. Having […]

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Hundreds of thousands joined protests against Nicols Maduros presidency, against a backdrop of mass hunger and high crime Venezuelas opposition has vowed to turn up the pressure on the socialist government of President Nicols Maduro, calling for a national strike on Friday and a march on the presidential palace next week to demand a recall […]

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Thomas Shannon was due to meet government and opposition officials as country is riven by daily food protests and campaign to oust president A senior US diplomat was scheduled to meet Venezuelan officials on Tuesday to jumpstart talks between the normally hostile governments as the socialist-run nation is torn apart by daily food protests and […]

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Messi scores 54th international goal, equalling Gabriel Batistutas record, as Argentina set up semi-final tie with USA on Tuesday Lionel Messi scored one and created two in his first Copa America Centenario start to lead Argentina to a 4-1 win over Venezuela and into a semi-final against the United States. Messis goal after an hour […]

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Venezuela are through to the Copa Amrica quarters after first win over Uruguay since 2006 A goal by Salomon Rondon gave Venezuela an upset 1-0 win over Uruguay in Philadelphia on Thursday that put them through to the Copa Amrica Centenario quarter-finals with the record 15-times champions dumped out in the group stages. When midfielder […]

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