Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro took office 100 days ago, following the death of Hugo Chavez. But while he has kept up his mentor's demagogy, he hasn't inherited his popularity.
Madrid has asked Venezuela's ambassador to explain President Nicolas Maduro's comments on the tensions in Catalonia. Maduro accused Spain of holding political prisoners after the arrest of two separatist leaders.
In an exclusive DW interview, Venezuela's former attorney general claims she has proof of extrajudicial killings and human rights abuses that could land President Nicolas Maduro before the International Criminal Court.
Russia says it may restructure Venezuela's debt payments as oil continues to flow between the two allies. Embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro is due to meet his Russian counterpart amid an economic crisis at home.
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.
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