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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.

A timeline of the political crisis in Venezuela, which began with claims of election rigging and has the US calling for regime change

The 35-year-old lawmaker was virtually unknown before he declared himself the interim president of Venezuela in January.
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.

Venezuelan assets are rallying as the world’s biggest economies recognize Juan Guaidó as the country’s new president

Investors have fresh hopes for Venezuela with key bonds rallying after the US announced it would recognise Juan Guaidó as the country's head of state.

A former US ambassador to Venezuela lays out what could be ahead for the crisis-ridden country

Business Insider spoke with John Maisto, the former US ambassador to Venezuela, about how the country got where it is and where it might be going.
Local miner Cesar Abac uses a wooden bowl and mercury to pan for gold near at the village of Las Cristinas, southern Bolivar State, Venezuela.

Venezuelans fighting the country’s economic crisis are illegally mining gold to survive

Venezuela's economic crisis has deepened further as its country's citizens grow desperate for even basic products.