The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday said it had sanctioned four shipping firms for transporting Venezuelan oil, the latest escalation in Washington’s effort to oust … Read more
Venezuela on Wednesday said its navy and air force would escort Iranian tankers arriving with much needed fuel, after Tehran warned of “consequences” if the … Read more
Venezuela’s central bank has launched a legal claim in an effort to force the Bank of England to hand over $1.02bn of the country’s gold … Read more
Russian soldiers are operating drones over Venezuela as part of a search operation for members of a paramilitary force that led a botched invasion this … Read more
A handout video-grabbed photo made available from VTV channel of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (L), addressing a press conference and showing what the government calls … Read more
Venezuela’s government said it foiled a marine incursion on Sunday by “terrorist mercenaries” who attempted to enter the country on speedboats from neighbouring Colombia, which … Read more
Venezuelan secret service agents have raided the offices of opposition leader Juan Guaidó while he is on a visit to the UK.
Footage showed hooded … Read more
From Bolivia to Lebanon to Ethiopia to Malta itself, people are taking to the streets to protest. Protests where angry citizens have swelled the streets … Read more
Juan Guaido, President of the Venezuelan Parliament, poses with a copy of Venezuela’s constitution as he announces that he assumes executive powers, in Caracas, Venezuela, … Read more
The American government blacklisted six oil tankers involved in the shipment of Venezuelan oil to Cuba, the latest in a series of sanctions aimed at … Read more
Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and followers of Juan Guaido, head of the National Assembly, clash outside of the Venezuela’s embassy facilities, in Brasilia, … Read more
Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele has expelled Venezuela’s diplomatic corps, giving them two days to leave the country.
El Salvador announced late Saturday that Venezuelan diplomats … Read more
The State Department banned travel to the US by Cuban Communist Party head and former President Raul Castro, the younger brother of the late revolutionary … Read more
The United States said on Tuesday it will provide $52 million in funding to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, an escalation of support even as … Read more
The Colombian military is on alert in response to Venezuelan armed forces exercises along the two nations’ border that Colombia considers an open threat, a … Read more
Russia’s state owned oil company Rosneft becomes largest oil supplier to Venezuela through ship-to-ship transfers near Malta, Gibraltar and Aruba
Russia’s state-owned oil company Rosneft has become the last major supplier of petrol to Venezuela, propping up President Nicolás Maduro’s regime as the US intensifies … Read more
Hurds Bank is used by Venezuela for significant oil products transfer, bypassing US sanctions – The Times
The Times reveals that Hurds Bank to Malta’s east is being used by Venezuela to make ‘significant’ transfers of oil products, bypassing US sanctions. An … Read more
Trump threatens undefined retaliation against countries and organisations issuing travel warnings on US because of gun violence
President Donald Trump threatened undefined retaliation Friday against countries and organizations that issue travel warnings on the United States because of gun violence.
“If they … Read more
U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday, sharply escalating an economic and diplomatic pressure … Read more
Various transfers of Russian oil products bound for Venezuela, had taken place off Malta’s coast during the first half of last year, media reports and … Read more
Venezuela has been hit by another massive power cut, with the capital Caracas among the areas affected. It is believed at least 18 of the … Read more
The United States military has accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of endangering the crew of a US navy plane in international airspace.
The Venezuelan plane … Read more
Gold worth around £4 million has been seized by the National Crime Agency as part of an international investigation into a suspected South American drugs … Read more
The United States imposed sanctions Thursday on Venezuela’s military counter-intelligence agency, accusing it of torturing and murdering detainees.
The new sanctions, announced by the US … Read more
Venezuela’s opposition will meet with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Barbados for talks mediated by Norway, as part of efforts to resolve … Read more
A United Nations report released Thursday claims the incidence of alleged extrajudicial killings by the security forces in Venezuela in the context of security operations … Read more
An attempt to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has failed the country’s government said. Maduro has accused the United States of being behind an alleged … Read more
Banknote maker De La Rue has announced plans to shut a print line at its Gateshead works, placing up to 171 jobs at risk of … Read more
Thousands of Venezuelans have crossed into Colombia to buy food, medicine and other essentials after the border between the two countries was reopened. The crossing … Read more
President Donald Trump’s administration is restricting travel to Cuba, the US State Department said on Tuesday.
The Trump administration is ending an educational travel program … Read more
The aviation tragedy in Russia, the clashes in Tripoli, a cease fire in Gaza and US’s warning to Iran dominate the world headlines. … Read more
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has called for an escalating series of strikes to force President Nicolás Maduro to relinquish power.
Guaidó urged public employees … Read more
Juan Guaidó has appealed for his supporters to take to the streets of Venezuela again on Wednesday, after a day of violent clashes on … Read more
US President Trump threatened Cuba with the “highest level” of sanctions if the country continues giving military support for Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro’s government.
Developing … Read more
Update :Venezuelan military commander Vladimir Padrino López has told national television that a “coup attempt” by the opposition is being defeated and most rebellious troops … Read more
The US State Department, via its spokeswoman, Morgan Ortagus, has praised the Maltese Government’s stance after the refusal to let two Russian military planes … Read more
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Thursday said he plans to denounce what he deemed to be “crimes against humanity” committed by the United States … Read more
U.S. slaps sanctions on four shipping firms, including Italy-based PB Tankers S.P.A., for carrying oil from Venezuela
The United States blacklisted four shipping companies and nine vessels, for transporting oil from Venezuela.
The U.S. Treasury identified the firms as Liberia-based Jennifer Navigation … Read more
Venezuela’s top diplomat said on Thursday his government was seeking to avoid a Syria-style civil war during a visit to long-time ally Damascus.
Foreign Minister … Read more
The Red Cross said it would begin impartially distributing aid in Venezuela in two weeks, brushing aside the threat of political interference amid the power … Read more
Your morning briefing provides you with the salient developments and news as reported by the main news outlets from Malta and around the … Read more
The media in Venezuela is claiming that two Russian air force planes at Venezuela’s main airport landed with a Russian defence official and nearly 100 … Read more
The Presidents of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, and Peru signed a declaration to create a regional bloc of nations they say is open … Read more
There are reports that at least 80 babies dying in Venezuelan hospitals because of the massive power blackouts.
American Senator Marco Rubio, a strident … Read more