A cyberattack on the Venezuelan state-owned Movilnet mobile operator left 7 million people without mobile communication, country's Science and Technology Minister Hugbel Roa said on Thursday.
The recently imposed sanctions against Venezuela do not contribute to the normalization of the situation in the country, pushing it back into deadlock instead, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Thursday.
Head of the Constituent Assembly of Venezuela Delcy Rodriguez stated that the new US sanctions targeting Venezuelan government officials aimed at intimidating the voters.
Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Wednesday rejected as an attack on democracy a batch of US sanctions against eight Venezuelans who played a role in convening a new assembly.
On June 5, also known as World Environment Day, Costa Rica announced its dream to lead the world’s first initiative to eradicate single-use plastics by 2021. The country’s ambitious goal is to replace products like plastic bags, straws, containers and coffee stirrers with renewable materials, reported EcoWatch.
Nicolas Maduro stated that Venezuela is open for dialogue with other regional states, which should be based on mutual respect.
Regional alliance ALBA (Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America) condemned the economic sanctions against Venezuela as aimed at damaging the country’s government and people, a statement of the Alliance said on Wednesday.
Venezuelan National Constituent Assembly has declared itself the main governing body of the country, local media reported on Wednesday.
An armed right-wing opposition group in Venezuela attempted to carry out an attack on a military base on Monday that was thwarted by the government: the latest attempt by elements who oppose President Nicolas Maduro to destabilize the country following the recent constituent assembly vote in July 30, supporters of the country’s government say.
The Peruvian Judiciary issued a request to the United States to extend the preventive detention order against former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, local media reported Tuesday.
According to Norwegian Refugee Council, the ongoing violence in Colombia results in growing number of displacements despite the peace treaty with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
The Philippines National Democratic Front has alleged the US Central Intelligence Agency and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) have been plotting to kill exiled Communist Party founder Jose Maria Sison, and overthrow President Rodrigo Duterte. If true, it won't be the first time the US has sought to meddle in the country's affairs.
The United States is planning to ramp up sanctions against Venezuela’s democratically-elected President Nicolas Maduro in a bid to force him out. Washington is preparing to freeze assets belonging to around 20 people linked to President Maduro's government.
According to media reports, Ecuadorian president announced the introduction of a number of austerity measures.
On Tuesday, Peru's capital Lima will host an emergency meeting of the American nations' foreign ministers to discuss the situation in Venezuela in the wake of the recent vote on the country's Constituent Assembly.
The perpetrators of the attack on Paramacay military base in Venezuela were funded by far-right groups connected to the Venezuelan opposition, as well as by governments of other states, the country’s Defense Ministry said.
UK Labour party senior members and its leader Jeremy Corbyn should show disapproval of the government of Venezuela as their "fascination" with the country is a source of concern, Liberal Democrats' party leader Vince Cable said Monday in a statement.
The attack targeting the Paramacay military base in Venezuela was carried out by a group of civilians, the country's Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez said Sunday.
Venezuela will remain a part of South American trade bloc Mercosur despite bloc's decision to suspend the country's membership in the organization, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said.
The US will never stop cooperating with Venezuela in the oil sector, even though it imposed sanctions against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a Russian political expert and deputy head of the Center for US, Canadian and Latin American Studies, Dmitry Burykh, told Sputnik.
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