Venezuela is going to crush cars and bikes to build houses
'We have sent 10,485 automobiles, 9,651 motorbikes and 539 bicycles to the national steel industry,' deputy justice minister Maria Martinez said.
Venezuela's food shortages hit these victims the hardest (PHOTOS)
Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro's government say the queues for food at supermarkets are a national embarrassment and a symbol of failed socialist economics.
Photos: Meet Venezuela's homeless people
The poor are extra vulnerable to Venezuela's economic problems, like chronic shortages of basic goods and food.
These are the countries where you can drink without being judged
And the ones where you really shouldn't order that second round.
Attention Venezuelan shoppers: Will this ID card keep you loyal to the revolution?
The government's handing out grocery loyalty cards that promise bargains and the chance to win amazing prizes. What's the catch?
Here's why Maduro's right about Venezuela's food shortages
And also, why he's wrong.
Venezuela's president met with rivals as death toll from protests went up to 41
Dozens of anti-government demonstrators remain in jail and some hardline opposition groups boycotted the talks.
The Vatican will help mediate talks between Venezuela's president and opposition
The dialogue agreed to would be unprecedented under Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, elected last year after Chavez died of cancer.
Venezuela's Catholic Church accused the government of trying to impose a 'totalitarian' regime
The scathing assessment follows suggestions that the Vatican act as mediator in a dialogue between the government and the opposition.
Venezuelan forces seized control of San Cristobal, the key opposition city
National Police chief Manuel Perez said 250 soldiers and police participated in Sunday's operation and that 11 people were detained.
Q&A: What's next for Venezuela?
The Brookings Institution’s Harold Trinkunas sheds light on the economic emergency and violent chaos engulfing the oil-rich South American nation.
Venezuela arrests three generals for allegedly plotting a coup
In a further blow to the opposition, the mayor of the town of San Cristobal where the anti-government protests started was sentenced to a year in prison.
Venezuela’s government is sinking in a sea of oil
It has nearly as much crude reserves as the US and Saudi Arabia combined. So how come Venezuela's oil production and exports are slipping and the public is raging in the streets?
Death toll in Venezuela protests rises to 36 after pregnant woman and soldier are killed
Streets barriers have become flash points for violence between radical supporters of both sides, who sometimes carry firearms.
Venezuela's US dollar shortage puts its health sector in intensive care
The country imports 60 percent of the medicines it consumes and many of the raw materials for domestic production.
Why the OAS doesn't want you to hear what this woman has to say
The Organization of American States blocked press access to hear a staunch opponent of Venezuela's government.
Venezuela slums shun protests for community work
Many poor Venezuelans say protests have intruded on their daily lives and are doing little to weaken the country's president.
Maduro to Obama: Give peace a chance, don't kill me
The Venezuelan president has made startling claims, even as he calls for talks with Washington.
10 outrageous quotes from Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro
Hugo Chavez suggested Halloween was a US conspiracy and joked that capitalism had destroyed life on Mars. His successor as Venezuelan president appears determined to outdo him.
Death toll in Venezuela clashes climbs to 29
In Caracas on Sunday, National Guard troops fired tear gas and water cannons to clear anti-government demonstrators.
Venezuela's foreign minister calls Kerry 'murderer'
US officials say Venezuela is using them as a scapegoat, inventing accusations to distract from internal economic and political problems.
Venezuela says death toll from protests rises to 28
More than 300 people have been injured in the unrest.
Venezuela's protests careen into week 5
Amid a rising death toll, defiant demonstrators keep battling with government forces but their diffuse aims are still far from reach.
Generation TBD: A dispatch from the streets of Caracas
Natalie Keyssar describes the protests that have now become a daily routine for many young people around Caracas.
A Chilean woman is the first foreign fatality in the protests in Venezuela
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro canceled a trip to Chile to attend Michelle Bachelet's inauguration as head of state, diplomatic sources said.
'Sniper' attack in Venezuela protest leaves 2 dead
Troops used tear gas and water cannons to disperse several hundred demonstrators in the neighborhood of Los Ruices in eastern Caracas on Thursday.
A night in the life of a Venezuela rioter
Right now government supporters are marching to mark 1 year since Hugo Chavez's death. But at night, for more than 3 weeks, government haters have faced off with security forces. Here's what it's like.
These photos show just how divided Venezuela is right now
Hugo Chavez's would-be successor Nicolas Maduro struggles to contain violent protests as the country marks the first anniversary of Chavez's death.
5 myths about the Venezuela crisis
Hugo Chavez’s legacy polarizes left and right like few other issues. Here, GlobalPost unpacks five of the more contentious claims about Venezuela.
Thousands protest in Venezuela on the eve of Hugo Chavez's death anniversary
The demonstrators said they wanted to show that protesters are not just from the middle-class and that the capital's poorer places are not all strongholds of the socialist government.
Fresh Venezuela protests erupt in Caracas streets after violent clashes
Anti-government protesters march in Caracas, calling for the release of dozens of activists who have been arrested during three weeks of violent demonstrations in Venezuela.