The new currency will be linked to Venezuela's cryptocurrency petro, whose value is dependent on the rate of oil exported from the South American nation.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has accused one of the country's most prominent opposition leaders of being linked to the alleged assassination attempt using drones.
Venezuelan authorities have identified the masterminds behind an alleged assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro using explosive drones, according to a top official.
Six suspects were detained for an alleged assassination attempt on Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro, confirmed Interior Minister Nestor Reverol.
An explosive drone went off in Caracas when President Nicolas Maduro was addressing a live televised speech, said the Venezuelan officials.
Venezuelan authorities today revised to 18 the death toll following a stampede at a crowded Caracas club over the weekend.
Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said that 'political murder' has no place in a democracy.
Venezuela on Saturday has shifted the date for the introduction of new banknotes to August 4, the country's government said.
The Venezuelan government confirmed today that American Joshua and his wife have been freed and are on their way home after two years in jail.
Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro was sworn in today for a second term as president of the crisis-wracked Latin American country, just days after winning an election boycotted by the opposition and decried abroad.
The United States has ordered two Venezuelan diplomats to leave its territory within 48 hours, the State Department said today, responding to Caracas's expulsion order against the top two US diplomats there.
The South American country of Venezuela is in an unprecedented economic and political crisis marked by severe food and medicine shortages, soaring crime rates, and an exodus of its people.
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