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For the first time in nine years, leaders from the regional bloc formerly known as the Union of South American Nations have convened this week in Brazil. The gathering of these 11 countries has demonstrated a renewed spirit of cooperation. A notable highlight is Brazilian President Lula da Silva's meeting with Venezuela's authoritarian President Nicolas Maduro, a significant move, as diplomatic relations were severed under Lula’s predecessor, Jair Bolsonaro.
26 Nov 2020
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro reacts to the death of football legend Diego Maradona, who passed away at the age of 60.
6 Oct 2019
Venezuela crisis: Is Nicolas Maduro winning?
7 Aug 2019
The US president's move is his latest gambit to oust counterpart Nicolas Maduro from power. Meanwhile, Colombia says it will grant citizenship to babies born there to Venezuelan parents and thus at risk of statelessness.
14 Jul 2019
The Norway-brokered talks aim "to establish a negotiation on the end of the dictatorship," the opposition leader said. Backed by Russia and China, socialist President Nicolas Maduro has refused to step down.
16 Jun 2019
Four months ago Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border post during a dispute over humanitarian aid deliveries. It is not clear whether crucial border bridges will be unblocked.
18 Feb 2019
Venezuela's acting president, Nicolas Maduro, denies that there is a humanitarian crisis in his country, but its interim president, Juan Guaido, has asked for international aid — and thus tested the military's loyalties.
2 Feb 2019
President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido are competing for control of the military. Australia has become the most recent country to recognize the opposition leader as the country's interim president.
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.
12 Oct 2018
Venezuelan Socialist President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday (October 11) accused the Trump administration of seeking to assassinate him, as relations strain between the ideologically opposed nations.
21 May 2018
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro maintains his hold on power. He is calling for a "great national dialogue" to secure a "permanent victory".
7 Nov 2017
Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with the sport's legend announcing plans to host his own television programme during the 2018 World Cup.