A nationwide anti-Trump signature drive took place in Venezuela over the weekend to protest the stepped-up US sanctions, a government source said.
The Italian government flight left for Caracas from the United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot in the southern Italian city of Brindisi, the statement said, adding Deputy Foreign Minister Emanuela Del Re was present on the occasion.
Brazil failed to score a goal against Venezuela while Paolo Guerrero starred for Peru as they beat Bolivia 3-1 in the Copa America on Tuesday.
Venezuelans took to the streets by the thousands in response to rightful President Juan Guaidó’s call for an uprising to remove hopelessly corrupt Nicolas Maduro from power.
The embattled leader reiterated that the instability of the electric power supply is due to alleged attacks on the system carried out by the opposition and the administration of US President Donald Trump, who he said wants to "lead the country to chaos, violence", Efe news reported.
The US has slapped sweeping sanctions on PDVSA with a view to curb Venezuela's crude exports and put pressure on socialist President Maduro to step down.
Last week, the UK, France, Germany and Spain gave Maduro until Sunday to call new elections or they would recognise the country’s self-declared Interim President Juan Guaido as President
The US, which recognised Guaido as interim president on January 23, is leading a global campaign to drive Maduro, who is accused of being an authoritarian ruler, from office.
In fast-paced developments, head of the National Assembly Juan Guaido declared himself as "acting president" of the country on Wednesday, plunging the South American country into a political crisis.
Ivan Duque, sworn in as Colombian president, who at 42 is the youngest Colombian President ever, was elected in June after a divisive election campaign. He also vowed to change the peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) rebel group.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro survives apparent drone assassination attempt
Venezuela’s government says several explosions heard at a military event were an attempted attack on President Maduro. Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez said in a live broadcast that several drone-like devices with explosives detonated near the president.
Citizens of eight countries, including North Korea and Venezuela, will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump
At least 37 people were killed and 14 law enforcement personnel wounded when armed inmates resisted authorities' attempt to impose order at a prison in the Venezuelan state of Amazonas
Speaking to reporters on Friday, Trump deplored Venezuela's growing humanitarian crisis and declared that all options remain on the table, including a potential military intervention
Cichero, the first Venezuelan to wear the colours of Delhi Dynamos, won the 2008 Western Conference Championship in the United States with New York Red Bulls.
he bloc on Tuesday also said the Venezuelan National Constituent Assembly convened by President Nicolas Maduro and tasked with drafting a new Constitution was "illegitimate"