One day after her conviction, US Judiciary authorities Friday released details of the modus operandi whereby a former Hugo Chávez aide and her husband collected over US$ 100 million in bribes
Clear signs of support for Russian President Vladimir Putin are on display in the Venezuelan capital. A mural of him alongside the late Hugo Chávez Frías has been unveiled Monday in appreciation. Another mural of Argentine football legend Diego Armando Maradona is to be seen in Caracas not far off, it was reported.
The trial against former Peruvian President Ollanta Humala, his wife Nadine Heredia, and other defendants in the local version of the Lava Jato case started in Lima Monday.
Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and María Gabriela Chávez Contreras, daughter of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez Frías, met Wednesday at the National University of Honduras, where the former Argentine head of state delivered a speech under the title Peoples always return.
Opposition candidate Sergio Garrido from the Democratic Unity Table (MUD) has been chosen Sunday as the new governor of the Venezuelan state of Barinas after electoral authorities ordered the elections to be held again citing irregularities in the Nov. 21 polls.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Friday announced a new candidate would seek to become governor of the state of Barinas which are to be held again on January 9 after the November 21 polls were annulled by electoral authorities in a much controversial decision.
Spain's Judiciary Friday gave the green light for the extradition to the United States of Venezuelan national Claudia Patricia Díaz Guillén, to account for crimes of money laundering and criminal organization.
Venezuelan General Raúl Baduel, a former ally of President Hugo Chávez who later became one of the country's most notorious political prisoners, has died Tuesday of COVID-19 at the age of 66 and while still incarcerated.
A retired Venezuelan general has turned himself over to Colombian authorities after the United States charged him with drug-trafficking and offered a reward for his capture, local media reported. Cliver Alcala turned himself in on Friday to the Colombians, who in turn handed him over to US authorities, the El Tiempo de Bogota newspaper said.
Bolivia's interim leadership says it has broken diplomatic ties with the Government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and ordered Cuban medical teams to leave Bolivia.