President Nicolas Maduro issued the government's 2017 budget by decree Friday, bypassing the opposition-held legislature in a move that could deepen Venezuela's economic crisis. "Here is the 2017 budget and debt law. May it be fulfilled. I ask for the support of the people, the military and the street," Maduro said at a signing ceremony in Caracas attended by hundreds of supporters.
Venezuela’s opposition-led congress on Friday rejected President Nicolas Maduro’s request for emergency powers amid a plunging national economy, the depths of which were dramatized by an IMF estimate that inflation this year will to...
CARACAS (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro is unlikely to complete his six-year term, and could even be replaced this year, as Venezuela's economic crisis worsens, the head of the new opposition-led congress said on Tuesday.
Venezuela’s Supreme Court has declared the decree of economic emergency, issued by President Nicolas Maduro last Friday, constitutional.
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has decreed that all Fridays for the next two months will be holidays, in a bid to save energy in the blackout-hit OPEC country.