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ET Venezuela’s largest opposition parties on Wednesday said they would boycott the April 22 presidential elections, casting further doubt on the legitimacy of the vote in which leftist leader Nicolás Maduro is seeking a second, six-year term.The opposition’s boycott call came as the U.

Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela's president, pauses while speaking during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, on Wednesday, Feb.Speaking to reporters Thursday, Maduro said if he met Santos, he “would demand an explanation for xenophobic actions against Venezuelans,” who have a right to leave the country if they want.

CÚCUTA, Colombia—Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans are fleeing their country’s misery and pouring across borders into nearby countries, particularly Colombia, creating a sharpening challenge for the region.As the collapse of Venezuela’s economy deepens, the number of those fleeing is accelerating.

At least 18 people were killed at an illegal gold mine during clashes with security forces Feb.11, 2018 3:53 p.

The cut in oil production engineered by OPEC and Russia is now in its second year, defying skeptics and helping to boost crude prices.But the cartel’s compliance owes a big debt these days to a single member: Venezuela.

5, 2018 7:00 a.ET CARACAS, Venezuela—Prices here are doubling every few weeks, confounding cash-strapped Venezuelans who are scrambling to find a way to pay for basic transactions.

23, 2018 5:29 p.m.

oilfield service companies exposed to Venezuela face new hits to earnings from the South American nation's ongoing economic turmoil and U.President Donald Trump have hammered Venezuela's oil industry and saw crude oil production fall 13 percent in 2017.

com/articles/former-hub-of-venezuelas-oil-wealth-turns-to-hunger-and-rust-1516357801 Fishermen return to shore after a day of gathering shrimps and crabs in Lake Maracaibo on Jan.Fabiola Ferrero for The Wall Street Journal Latin America Decay of Lake Maracaibo region marks decline of oil giant Fishermen return to shore after a day of gathering shrimps and crabs in Lake Maracaibo on Jan.

Sharp drop in output increases the odds of a debt default, worsens economic crisis Jan.18, 2018 5:30 a.

Socialist Maduro surprised many last month when he announced the launch of the cryptocurrency, to be backed by Venezuela’s oil, gas, gold and diamond reserves, as a way to circumvent U.sanctions that have hurt Venezuela's access to international banks.

Pharma executives express doubt over proposal in face of government’s past failure to pay bills; barter spreads among populace for lack of currency Jan.4, 2018 5:30 a.

Latin American nation has $9 billion in bond payments due in 2018 Jan.2, 2018 5:46 p.

In his televised year-end address, leftist Maduro said the new wage level would protect workers against what he calls Washington's "economic war" to sabotage socialism.Most economists say the government is in fact fomenting a vicious cycle in a country already wrestling with the world's fastest inflation.

By Deisy Buitrago and Girish GuptaCARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's cryptocurrency will launch within days and be backed by 5.President Nicolas Maduro surprised many earlier this month when he announced the "petro" cryptocurrency, to be backed by OPEC member Venezuela's oil, gas, gold and diamond reserves.

With inflation near a two-decade high of 54 percent, prices for many of the treat's trademark ingredients have skyrocketed beyond the reach of many family budgets.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)Inflation in Venezuela is now so out of control that even one of the country’s most beloved holiday treats is beyond the reach of many this Christmas.

com/articles/venezuelas-brutal-crime-crackdown-executions-machetes-and-8-292-dead-1513792219 Yanderson Granados’ parents look through the files of his death inquiry at their home in Caracas, Venezuela.Latin America Beleaguered regime kills guilty and innocent alike in poor barrios, often with shots to the heart Yanderson Granados’ parents look through the files of his death inquiry at their home in Caracas, Venezuela.