Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez

CARACAS, Venezuela | Venezuela detains 6 in failed drone attack aimed at Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela — Authorities detained six people suspected of using explosives-laden drones in a failed bid to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, officials said Sunday, in what one witness described as a terrifying attack that shook her apartment building. The government alleged that opposition factions conspired with assailants in Miami and Bogota, although they offered … Continue reading CARACAS, Venezuela | Venezuela detains 6 in failed drone attack aimed at Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela | The Latest: Venezuela puts positive spin on Sunday election

CARACAS, Venezuela — The latest on Sunday’s presidential election in Venezuela (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Venezuela’s military is giving a positive reading to Sunday’s presidential election, praising voters for going to the polls in peace and exercising their civic duty. Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez made the remarks before any results were announced from … Continue reading CARACAS, Venezuela | The Latest: Venezuela puts positive spin on Sunday election