Fiery Protest Leader Leopoldo Lopez Faces 13-Year Sentence in Venezuela
The polarizing figurehead of Venezuela's opposition, Lopez was sentenced Thursday for conspiracy and inciting violence. Last year's clashes during anti-government protests left 43 people dead.
A Condom Shortage Is Altering Young People's Sex Lives in Venezuela
Lacking condoms, Venezuelans are rationing sex with their partners, switching to ‘manual mode,’ and risking infections and pregnancies. The Chavista government said it would be distributing 18 million condoms this year, but did not offer details.
Earlier this year, protesters took to the streets of Caracas to rage against the Maduro government. We were there.
Will Venezuela Become a No-Fly Country If It Defaults on Its Airline Debt?
The trouble began in late 2012, when Venezuela began to stop paying airlines the dollars for ticket sales in bolivares.
Wives of Ousted Mayors Emerge Victorious in Venezuela Elections
This weekend’s mayoral victories were not surprising considering the elections were held in largely pro-opposition cities.
Meet Venezuela's 'Roadblock' Protesters Who Are Rallying Against Crime
Everyone is talking about the guarimbas — roadblocks set up by students in several cities to protest the lack of security.
On March 8, thousands gathered in the center of Caracas yet again to protest the food shortages in Venezuela, which they hold the government responsible for.
Venezuela Rising: Dispatch Five
Amid anti-government protests, thousands of pro-government Chavistas gathered for the anniversary of the country’s late leader, Hugo Chávez.
Venezuela Rising: Dispatch Four
At a construction site near Altamira Square protesters were scavenging materials to use as weapons and to build barricades.
Yesterday in Caracas, Venezuela, thousands of citizens gathered to mark a year since the passing of the country's late president Hugo Chavez. Meanwhile, across town, protests by anti-government activists continued, unabated.
Live: On the Ground in Caracas
VICE News's Alex Miller is on the ground in Caracas, Venezuela, reporting live, as hundreds of demonstrators take to the streets.
Over the past six weeks in Venezuela, a coalition of political groups opposed to the President—Nicolas Maduro—and students angry over dramatic crime rates have taken to the streets in mass demonstrations.