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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (left) and the identification cards of those linked to the reported failed coup plot including former US service member Airan Berry.

On Venezuelan TV, a former Special Forces soldier claimed President Donald Trump ordered the mission to kidnap President Nicolás Maduro

Special Forces operative Luke Denman said he was tasked with securing planes to carry Maduro back to the US. The White House has denied involvement.

Venezuela is considering the privatization of its state-owned oil industry, report says

President Nicolas Maduro has considered selling shares of the state-owned industry as the country faces economic crisis, Bloomberg reports.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gestures as he speaks during a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela, September 30, 2019.

Venezuela reportedly has less than $1 billion in cash, which is less than rapper Jay-Z’s net worth

The South American country has been cash-strapped since facing global sanctions.

A timeline of the political crisis in Venezuela, which began with claims of election rigging and has now led to an attempted military coup

Juan Guaidó declared himself the interim president of Venezuela in January. Now he is calling for the country and military to rise up against Maduro.

Venezuela’s falling oil supply is a major ‘challenge’ to global energy markets

A major advisor to energy producing nations has suggested that the continued fallout from Venezuela could present a "challenge" for global oil markets.

Venezuela is in the dark after a nationwide power outage that Nicolás Maduro blamed on ‘American imperialism’

Critics say the power grid has fallen in a state of disrepair because the government is not maintaining and funding it.
An oilfield worker speaks by radio at an oil well operated by Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA, in the oil rich Orinoco belt, near Morichal at the state of Monagas April 16, 2015.

The lifeblood of Venezuela’s economy is taking a beating in the wake of Trump’s sanctions

Venezuela’s oil shipments have reportedly fallen sharply since the US hit the country with energy sanctions.

As Venezuela descends into chaos, Marco Rubio posts bloody tweet and highlights alleged poisoning of opposition lawmaker

Freddy Superlano, an opposition lawmaker in Venezuela, has been poisoned, according to Senator Marco Rubio.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with ministers in Caracas

The Bank of England has refused to give back $1.56 billion in Venezuelan gold after countries around the world say the regime is illegitimate

The Bank of England is said to have frozen Venezuelan gold assets worth $1.56 billion in another blow to the regime of Nicolas Maduro.