THE BOTTOM LINE

SINCE the election of Hugo Chávez in December 1998, Venezuelans have embraced Chavismo - a peculiar form of socialism that has turned Venezuela into, essentially, an organised crime syndicate. Under...

[CUCUTA, Colombia]  With the HIV virus killing him, Giovanni Plaza fled Venezuela and was able in neighboring Colombia to receive desperately needed anti-retroviral medicine for free. Some of his...

[BEIJING] Venezuela should resolve its own matters itself via peaceful talks and China supports the international community's efforts in this regard, the Chinese foreign ministry said...

COMMENTARY

NICOLÁS Maduro's term as president of Venezuela ended on Jan 10. Following the Venezuelan constitution, Juan Guaidó, head of the democratically elected National Assembly, declared himself...

[PARIS] French oil and gas firm Total has evacuated its staff from Venezuela where its accounts have been blocked due to US sanctions, the company's chief executive said Thursday...

[NEW YORK] Oil prices rose about 1 per cent on Wednesday, boosted by signs of strong US demand for distillate products and tightening global crude supply, but gains were capped by a rising US dollar...

AFTER pledging full support for the embattled regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, Russia is starting to show signs of doubt about his ability to survive an opposition challenge. While...

[MADRID] Spain, Britain, Austria, Sweden and Denmark recognised Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president of Venezuela on Monday while France said he had the right to...

MORE than 24 hours after the United States announced large-scale sanctions on Venezuela's nationally owned oil company, merchant trading firms and refiners were still deciphering what the...