The country is suffering from such severe hyperinflation that residents are buying basic goods with duffel bags full of cash.
“Petro,” a new cryptocurrency, will be backed by oil, diamonds and gold reserves to circumvent sanctions from the Trump administration.
"This is a new phenomenon because it’s something that we never had in this country: crimes committed because of hunger."
Delcy Rodriguez, president of Venezuela's Constituent Assembly, insists there is no humanitarian crisis amid economic woes and international sanctions.
U.S. sanctions have presented a greater obstacle for Venezuela’s ability to pay its debts.
As Donald Trump continues to recklessly handle North Korea, a humanitarian crisis in the South American nation could pose a larger problem for the U.S.
The Venezuela president took several shots at his U.S. counterpart's competence, before he visited the Kremlin for an amicable one-to-one meeting with Vladimir Putin.
Hundreds took to the streets in Valencia to support the uprising.
The elections to a new legislative body faced violent protests in a country where one person a day has died in ongoing protests over the past four months.
The singers slammed Nicolas Maduro on Instagram after they found out he had used their hit single to promote his controverial attempt to rewrite the constitution.
Lopez, 46, a U.S.-educated economist and leader of the Popular Will party, is beloved by some in the opposition who admire his hardline stance and see him as a future president.
Several months of protests in the country have left 90 people dead as the opposition demands a change of government.
The Instagram account for which Oscar Perez claims responsibility has more than 200,000 followers.
The dead protester was named as 17-year-old Fabian Urbina, who died from a gunshot wound in the chest.
The initiative aims to produce fact-based newscasts to reach people looking for alternatives to the country's mainstream media.
85 percent of poll respondents say there's 'no need to change the current constitution,' with opposition parties boycotting the upcoming vote.
The team will face England at the U20 World Cup final on Sunday.
Protests calling for the president to step down over a continuing economic crisis have killed 59 people.
A vote on the controversial constitutional assembly is scheduled for late July.
The women's marches, which took place in most major cities around the South American oil producer, were the latest in five weeks of sustained protests against Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro.
The government released a video of the 46-year-old as a "proof of life", but his wife, Lilian Tintori called it fake.