Why Venezuela's President Maduro being voted out this year is unlikely
Venezuela's electoral authority announced the next stage of the effort to force a presidential recall referendum cannot start before October, which means the vote itself could not happen until late January.
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.
Obama to Sign Bill Imposing Sanctions on Venezuelan Officials Over Anti-Government Crackdown
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro responded by saying the US president was "playing with history" with expected sanctions against Venezuelan officials' assets in the United States.
Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo Lopez Appears in Court Over Protest Violence
Dozens died in riots that took country to the brink earlier this year; Maduro government has accused opposition of plotting his overthrow.