UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - The United Nations is worried that the latest sanctions against Venezuela's oil sector will lead to greater economic deterioration in that country and will further affect people's well-being, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - NATO press office advised Sputnik on Wednesday to speak to US authorities regarding US President Donald Trump's plans to potentially make Brazil a NATO ally.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The Venezuelan National Assembly, which all the other governmental branches have been refusing to recognise, has appointed its ad-hoc board of directors of petrochemical enterprise Pequiven (a subsidiary of state-owned energy company PDVSA), self-proclaimed interim leader of Venezuela Juan Guaido claimed.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Venezuela considers statements on the country's future by the US and Brazilian presidents dangerous and is determined to further work to ensure peace in the region, the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
ROME (Sputnik) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has characterised his talks with US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams about the situation in the Bolivarian republic as difficult, but candid.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump will host leaders of the Caribbean at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida on Friday to discuss a range of topics including China and Venezuela, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a press release.
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - The US-imposed sanctions on Venezuela hurt the people in that country, but reports of hunger and government repression are not true, United National Antiwar Coalition coordinator Joe Lombardo has told Sputnik.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Venezuela's national electricity supplier Corpoelec said in a statement on Tuesday that it was working to restore electricity in the country after another disruption to power grids.
Popocatepetl, which is located just 70 km (40 miles) from the Mexican capital, is the second highest peak in the country and also one of the most active volcanoes in the region.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Members of the Haitian parliament's lower chamber have passed a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant and his government, local media reported.
CARACAS (Sputnik) - The Venezuelan government does not rule out that in the near future the United States might attempt to carry out new attacks on civil infrastructure in the Bolivarian republic, including schools, hospitals and subway, President of the Venezuelan Constituent Assembly Diosdado Cabello said on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Venezuela's opposition has taken control of three diplomatic facilities in the United States and will attempt to obtain further US-based assets in the near future, Carlos Vecchio, opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to the US, told reporters on Monday.
CARACAS (Sputnik) - A massive power outage occurred again in various parts of the Venezuelan capital of Caracas and nearby localities, eyewitnesses of the incident told Sputnik on Monday.
BAKU (Sputnik) - Venezuela is intending to open an office of its oil giant PDVSA in Russia, Venezuelan Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo said Monday.
A Cessna 206 plane crash in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela has been caught on video. The light aircraft that can be seen in the footage, lurches to the right and then suddenly goes down in the woods, while the crew is desperately trying to save the plane.
Members of the Venezuelan government have been asked to “put their roles up for review” by the president.
The Brazilian president will meet with his US counterpart amid rising tensions in neighbouring Venezuela.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Argentina's National Civil Aviation Administration (ANAC) has decided to ban the flights of Boeing 737 MAX planes in the country's airspace following the recent deadly crash of the aircraft of the same model in Ethiopia, the Telam outlet reported.
The self-proclaimed leader has started a trip across Venezuela in an attempt to create “freedom cells” in order to oust President Nicolas Maduro from office.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the start of the second stage of the country's large-scale military drills on Saturday, following a nearly week-long nationwide blackout.
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