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    1. August 9, 2016

      Prospect of recall vote against Maduro recedes in Venezuela

      The probability of Venezuela’s unpopular president being removed this year by a recall referendum receded on Tuesday...

    2. August 2, 2016

      Pressure grows on Venezuela’s president Nicolás Maduro

      Venezuela’s opposition will continue to push for a referendum this year that could oust the unpopular President Nicolás...

    1. Fast FT

      July 27, 2016

      Venezuela's ruling party seeks to ban opposition over recall vote

      Venezuela’s ruling socialist party is seeking to ban the opposition coalition over a recall vote to remove President...

    2. July 25, 2016

      Crunch time for attempt to oust Maduro

      When opposition lawmaker Julio Borges approached Venezuela’s electoral council to urge officials to push ahead with a...

    3. June 23, 2016

      Fernández optimistic about role as Venezuela’s emissary for peace

      The former Dominican Republic president trying to ease tensions in crisis-hit Venezuela describes the proposed...

    4. The World

      May 28, 2016

      LatAm Viva: Thelma & Louise hit the tropics

      This is the latest edition of LatAm Viva, our weekly newsletter on the continent. To receive it every Friday by email,...

    5. May 22, 2016

      Henrique Capriles rallies voter revolt in Venezuela

      Henrique Capriles is clear about how to stop the economic, political and social disaster unfolding in Venezuela, which...

    6. February 18, 2016

      Venezuela’s Maduro devalues currency and raises gasoline prices

      Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro has finally taken action to address the ailing economy of the South American...

    7. January 12, 2016

      Venezuela’s political power struggle deepens

      The political crisis facing Venezuela deepened after the Supreme Court ruled that any decisions by the country’s...

    8. December 9, 2015

      Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro rages against poll loss

      Venezuela’s socialist government has reacted defiantly to news that the opposition has won a landmark supermajority in...

    9. December 8, 2015

      Hasta la (cha)vista

      It is hard to overstate the significance of the Venezuelan legislative elections. For the first time since the late...

    10. December 2, 2015

      Opposition on edge as violence mars run-up to Venezuela poll

      Facing an imposing statue of Venezuela’s 19th-century independence hero Simón Bolívar, Lilian Tintori, wife of...

    11. March 11, 2015

      Venezuela’s economic woes spark election fears

      In the ramshackle shantytown of Ramo Verde outside the city of Los Teques, Henrique Capriles is pressing the flesh,...

    12. beyondbrics

      August 26, 2014

      Venezuela's latest ruse to tackle shortages: fingerprint scanners in supermarkets

      For more than 50 years, citizens of Communist Cuba have been assured access to basic foodstuffs by the libreta, or...

    13. beyondbrics

      July 24, 2014

      Venezuela's "Chinese Stew" may be hard to digest

      There has been an outpouring of bitter comments under the hashtag #GuisoChino – “Chinese Stew”, slang for fraud and...

    14. July 14, 2014

      Reform drive puts strain on Chávez legacy

      A red graffito of the late Hugo Chávez is sprayed on walls around the Venezuelan capital and nearby towns. Its legend...

    15. March 18, 2014

      Holy hand seen in Argentine president’s conversion

      Much has changed in Argentina since the uncomfortable moment a year ago when President Cristina Fernández first...

    16. The World

      February 24, 2014

      Venezuela as Ukraine?

      “We could turn Venezuela into Ukraine!” a student protester shouted in Caracas this weekend. It is striking how...

    17. February 14, 2014

      Venezuela attempts to quell violent protests

      Venezuela’s government has declared its determination to stop protests as the country grapples with the aftermath of...

    18. December 9, 2013

      Venezuela poll cements ruling of Hugo Chávez successor

      Venezuelan voters on Sunday helped cement President Nicolás Maduro’s hold on power in a nationwide municipal poll...

    19. beyondbrics

      November 27, 2013

      Venezuela and Wall Street: friends at last

      Rumours have been circulating for a while that capitalist bankers may be cooking up ways of helping cash-strapped,...

    20. beyondbrics

      November 3, 2013

      The week ahead: Nov 4 - 9

      The week ahead in emerging markets: China’s president Xi Jinping is thought to set out a programme of reforms for China...

    21. October 9, 2013

      Venezuela’s Maduro seeks to rule by decree

      Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela’s president, is seeking special power to rule by decree in order to wage “economic war”, as...

    22. beyondbrics

      July 19, 2013

      Venezuela-Colombia: mending fences

      This appears to have been a kiss and make up week for Venezuela’s president, Nicolás Maduro. First, he married his long...

    23. beyondbrics

      June 19, 2013

      Maduro does Europe

      In Nicolas Maduro’s latest attempt to mimic his peripatetic predecessor, Hugo Chavez, he is touring the “Old...

    24. beyondbrics

      May 10, 2013

      Venezuela inflation hits nearly 30%

      Some honeymoon. Barely a month into his presidential term, and the situation facing Nicolas Maduro is decidedly...

    25. May 1, 2013

      Fight breaks out in Venezuela’s parliament

      CARACAS, April 29 – Fistfights broke out in Venezuela’s parliament on Tuesday, leaving a number of legislators bloodied...

    26. April 26, 2013

      Henrique Capriles to fight Venezuela election result in courts

      Venezuela’s opposition leader, Henrique Capriles, will challenge the result of recent presidential elections in the...

    27. April 19, 2013

      Venezuela poll body agrees to audit vote

      Venezuela’s electoral authority has agreed to an audit of the presidential election vote after Sunday’s result...

    28. April 17, 2013

      US backs call for Venezuela poll recount

      John Kerry, US secretary of state, on Wednesday backed the Venezuelan opposition’s call for a recount of the vote after...

    29. The World

      April 17, 2013

      Venezuela and its Mad Max reality

      Supporters of Henrique Capriles protest on April 15 (Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images) “I will continue governing the...

    30. beyondbrics

      April 17, 2013

      [video] Venezuela post-election

      Violence has erupted in Venezuela after Nicolás Maduro won the narrowest of victories in the weekend’s presidential...

    31. beyondbrics

      April 17, 2013

      Venezuela violence: who's to blame?

      Henrique Capriles would of course have preferred to win Venezuela’s elections last Sunday. But the fact that his rival...

    32. April 16, 2013

      Opposition cancels Venezuela poll protest

      Venezuela’s opposition leader Henrique Capriles cancelled plans for a demonstration outside the electoral authority in...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      April 16, 2013

      Opposition protests in Caracas

      Tomas Bravo/Reuters A boy jumps over a barricade of burning rubbish that supporters of opposition leader Henrique...

    34. April 16, 2013

      Venezuelan rivals rally after poll

      Both sides in Venezuela’s political stand-off will hold rival demonstrations on Tuesday after the country’s electoral...

    35. beyondbrics

      April 15, 2013

      Guest post: Venezuelans wake up to economic realities

      By Russ Dallen of Caracas Capital Markets Even though he was not on the ballot, Hugo Chávez loomed large in Sunday’s...

    36. April 15, 2013

      Chávez’s socialist dream fades fast

      Only six weeks in the grave, and Hugo Chávez’s socialist dream is fading fast. On Sunday night his hand-picked...

    37. April 15, 2013

      Venezuela opposition contests poll result

      Venezuela’s opposition will contest Nicolás Maduro’s unexpectedly narrow victory in Sunday’s presidential election,...

    38. beyondbrics

      April 15, 2013

      Guest post: poisoned chalice for Maduro and chavismo

      By Michael McCarthy of Johns Hopkins-SAIS So, the chavista revolution continues: interim president Nicolás Maduro has...

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