Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks at a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. Immigration authorities in Colombia announced that Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega Diaz is on her way to Brazil. Ortega said that Maduro removed her in order to stop a probe linking him and …

Venezuela: Four Unfree, Unfair Elections in Just Five Years

Hot off the heels of the “largest electoral fraud in the history of Latin America,” Venezuela’s socialist dictatorship has done it again. Defying every major exit poll prior to Sunday, the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) secured 17 of the nation’s 23 governorships, with its losses in states like Táchira, governed by socialists who dared to criticize the regime.

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Stalemate in Venezuela as Crushed Opposition Refuses Government Talks

Venezuela’s opposition coalition said on Tuesday it would not participate in talks with the country’s ruling socialist regime, amid suspicion that they are an attempt to detract from global criticism that the country has turned into a dictatorship.

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with government workers in Caracas November 20, 2015. Venezuela's foreign income fell 64 percent this year due to the global fall in oil prices, President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Defeated Venezuelan Socialists Plan ‘Crusade to Strengthen the Revolution’

Reeling from a decisive loss in Sunday’s legislative elections, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has planned a “crusade to strengthen the Revolution,” lasting “however many hours it takes” on Tuesday, comprising the heads of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV).

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Venezuela’s Opposition Awaits Socialist Response After Sweeping Elections

The anti-socialist Venezuelan opposition has cemented a majority hold on the National Assembly following national elections on Sunday night. While the government has officially accepted the results of the election, many still fear oppression and violence in response to the overwhelming rejection of Chavismo displayed in the polls.