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Maduro's oil leverage drips away
21 Feb 2019
Venezuela's socialist rulers have lived well off the nation's oil industry for many years. But planned US sanctions could call time on Nicolas Maduro's rule and stop the flow of foreign currency.
Venezuelans to rally, urge Maduro to allow humanitarian aid
16 Feb 2019
The government's block on aid entering Venezuela "could be considered a silent genocide," interim leader Juan Guaido told DW.
Venezuela's next battleground: Maduro rejects humanitarian aid convoys
9 Feb 2019
Venezuela's next battleground: Maduro rejects humanitarian aid convoys.
Venezuela crisis: Key players and institutions
2 Feb 2019
Venezuela has been thrust into renewed crisis. DW looks at the key players and how the country reached breaking point.
Mnuchin announces Trump sanctions on Venezuela's PDVSA
2 Feb 2019
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks at a news conference in Washington about President Donald Trump sanctioning Venezuela’s state-owned oil company PDVSA and its central bank.
Maduro will keep U.S. ties
28 Jan 2019
Venezuela has abandoned its decision to sever diplomatic ties with the U.S.
Dueling Presidents: Venezuela crisis comes to a head
28 Jan 2019
Dueling Presidents: Venezuela crisis comes to a head.
Venezuela: Who will the military support?
27 Jan 2019
Venezuela's army has declared its support for Nicolas Maduro. But disparities between top officers and the rank and file could chip away at the military's loyalty to the president — with far-reaching consequences.
Germany pledges hands-on role at UN Security Council
26 Jan 2019
The INF treaty, Venezuela and climate change: These are just some of the areas Germany wants to tackle in its two-year stint on the international body. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas told DW what Berlin was planning to do.
Venezuela jails German right-wing journalist for espionage
17 Dec 2018
A reporter known for his bylines in right-wing newspapers has been charged with spying and rebellion. Press freedom groups have called for his release, saying he has a right to report "regardless of his personal views."
Venezuelans in US hope to change country from outside
4 Sep 2018
Venezuelans in the US are often likened to the Cuban exiles there. Some are trying to make their way into US politics to change the situation in their home county, as this report from Doral, Florida, the Venezuelan capital in the US, shows.
Indigenous peoples at risk in Venezuela's Amazonas state
13 Aug 2018
Malnutrition, measles outbreaks and out-of-control malaria in Venezuela's Amazonas state are taking a grim toll on the indigenous population, whose woes are being compounded by unusually heavy rains and the country's economic crisis.