The neglected factory hasn't produced a car since 2015, but GM still has 79 dealers that employ almost 4,000 people in Venezuela, where for decades it was the market leader.
The Maduro government and the political opposition have agreeded to a third round of talks. But their contradictory demands could mean a concrete agreement to end Venezuela's political strife remains far off.
The Venezuelan president has described himself as a "promoter" of dialogue with the opposition. Opposition lawmakers have refused to endorse the talks without preconditions, saying "time for symbolic gestures" is over.
Venezuela's opposition parties have been weakened in the South American country's ongoing political crisis. DW examines the motley MUD coalition, its leaders and their political goals.
The European court has said member states do not have the right to ban genetically modified crops without substantial evidence. Italy had prosecuted the farmer for cultivating GM corn, citing human health hazards.
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