Venezuelan public sector workers who signed a petition backing a referendum to recall President Nicolas Maduro could face dismissal, a spokesman of the governing Socialist Party said.
Venezuelan opposition leaders have called on their supporters to gather in the capital on Thursday for what they have dubbed the "Takeover of Caracas".
Venezuela's government and its opposition are to meet for crisis talks, the Vatican says, after an intervention from Pope Francis.
Venezuelan opposition leaders say they have validated enough signatures on a petition to move to the next stage in a process to remove President Nicolas Maduro in a recall referendum.
Venezuelan congressmen put President Nicolas Maduro under more pressure by voting to put him on trial for violating democracy.
Opposition members went Tuesday before Venezuela's electoral board, the CNE, for the fourth time, to ask that a recall referendum process against President Nicolas Maduro be initiated.
Venezuela’s opposition has been sworn as the majority in the country’s National Assembly,. Incoming lawmakers promise to make sweeping changes while the late Hugo Chávez’s socialist party says it will stand its ground in the legislature
Venezuelan opposition leaders have called for a march on the National Electoral Council (CNE) headquarters in the capital, Caracas, on Wednesday.
Someone who asks for help, good offices or diplomatic actions therefore cannot be considered a traitor.
President Nicolas Maduro says the move will protect jobs and incomes. Critics say it may worsen the crisis. The International Monetary Fund says inflation will reach 1,600% this year.
With much of the oil country on the verge of starvation and malnourished children dying in pediatric wards, food trafficking has become big business in Venezuela.
Venezuela's Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has tried to gate-crash a Mercosur meeting in Buenos Aires.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced the lifting of the power rationing that has been in place for two months.
Venezuela's National Assembly, which is controlled by opposition parties, has declared that President Nicolas Maduro has "abandoned his post".
Wife says ex-San Cristobal mayor transported to jail in ambulance after being told he was being taken for medical exam.
Venezuela is issuing new higher-value notes to help deal with some of the practical problems of soaring inflation.
Venezuelan military have arrested at least 400 people in the city of Cumana after the latest bout of looting.
Inflation is so bad here, that the Central Bank stopped publishing its consumer price index for more than a year. They only resumed regular publication months ago. And when it resumed, it was bad news.
Venezuela has sacked Health Minister Antonieta Caporale after her department released statistics revealing a large jump in infant and maternal mortality.
Venezuela's opposition and top government officials set to met with a group of mediators in the Dominican Republic to lay the groundwork for a dialogue amid a political standoff and a deepening economic crisis.
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