Extreme poverty in Venezuela rises to 76.6 per cent, says report

CARACAS (REUTERS) – Around three-fourths of Venezuelans now live in extreme poverty as the once-prosperous Opec nation’s hyper-inflationary economic collapse continued for a seventh straight year, according to a study published on Wednesday (Sept 29). The 2020-2021 National Survey of

U.S. envoy says Washington to keep backing Guaido after Venezuela's December election

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration will maintain support for opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s legitimate president and expects dozens of other countries to continue recognizing him following Dec. 6 legislative elections that opposition parties plan to boycott, a

Venezuela to hold parliamentary elections in December

Polls to be held for expanded number of seats in new National Assembly as main opposition parties announce boycott. Venezuela will hold elections in December to renew the National Assembly, the only institution where the opposition has a majority, the