A view shows police vehicles in a street during a shootout between security forces and rogue Venezuelan helicopter pilot Oscar Pérez, in Caracas, Venezuela, Jan. 15, 2018.

Rogue ex-cop Oscar Pérez, six others killed by police in Venezuela


He appeared with a bloody face in nearly a dozen Instagram videos early on Monday, saying he was surrounded by authorities shooting at him with grenade launchers even though he was promising to surrender.

A protester holds a national flag as a bank branch, housed in the Supreme Court of Justice, burns during a rally against Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela, June 12, 2017.

Venezuela is on the brink of civil war. Here’s how its neighbors could stop it.


Deceased Chavez looms large in upcoming Venezuelan presidential election

Global Politics

Hugo Chavez’s Political Heir Maduro Wins Presidency

Nicolas Maduro wins Venezuelan Election by a Narrow Margin

Conflict & Justice

Venezuela’s 30-Day Presidential Campaign

Arts, Culture & Media

Venezuela’s opposition is scrambling to mount a campaign for president, following the death of Hugo Chavez. The race pits opposition Henrique Capriles against acting president Nicolas Maduro. But in many ways, Capriles is running against a dead man.

The World

Embalming El Commandante: How Hugo Chavez Will Get the Lenin Treatment

Global Politics

Venezuela’s Interim President Nicolas Maduro announced Thursday that Chavez’s body would be embalmed and laid out in the Revolution Museum in Caracas.