Venezuelan opposition MP says Parliament's legitimacy is 'undisputed' - BBC News

President Nicolas Maduro is facing protests in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, and a sharp rebuke from a former ally, the Attorney General, Luisa Ortega. She has condemned a move by the Supreme Court to suspend the powers of the opposition-controlled ...

Venezuela court move may facilitate Russian investment, spook other oil majors - Reuters

March 31 The sight of Venezuela's National Assembly president tearing up a Supreme Court ruling and warning foreign firms against making deals with the leftist government will no doubt resonate in international boardrooms. The ruling ripped up by ...

Venezuela rejects coup accusations - Jamaica Observer

Venezuelan opposition activists march along a street of Caracas on March 31, 2017 chanting slogans against the government of President Nicolas Maduro.(Photo: AFP). CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela on Friday rejected accusations that a ...

Venezuela accused of 'self-coup' after Supreme Court shuts down National Assembly - Buenos Aires Herald

Julio Borges (centre), the speaker of Venezuela's National Assembly and a lawmaker from the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) coalition of opposition parties (MUD), denounces the Supreme Court's actions during a press conference in Caracas.

Venezuela top prosecutor says Supreme Court "broke" constitution - Reuters

CARACAS, March 31 Venezuela's chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega said on Friday that a move by the Supreme Court to take over the role of Congress had violated the constitution. "It constitutes a rupture of the constitutional order. It's my obligation to ...

Colombia recalls ambassador from Caracas amid Venezuela crisis - Colombia Reports

Colombia announced on Friday that it had recalled its ambassador from Venezuela after the neighboring country's Supreme Court controversially removed the National Assembly's legislative powers. Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin told press said she ...

Germany accuses Maduro of holding Venezuelans 'hostage' - Fresno Bee

Germany has accused Venezuela's president of holding the country's population as "hostages" in his battle with parliament. Venezuela's Supreme Court, which was stacked by the government of President Nicolas Maduro, has taken away the remaining ...