The South American nation was plunged into political turmoil in January when National Assembly speaker Juan Guaido declared himself acting president.
Sales of higher-margin sports utility vehicles and cost cuts helped Volkswagen shrug off a 1 billion euro legal charge to meet first-quarter operating profit forecasts on Thursday, sending its shares 4.5% higher.
Venezuela’s government shut schools and suspended working hours on Friday after the capital Caracas and other major cities awoke without electricity due to a problem that struck the South American country’s main hydroelectric plant on Thursday.
Air traffic navigation control organisations are meeting in Durban over the next four days to come up with tangible plans on what needs to be done in the South Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions to be part of a global air traffic control system that is to be in use by 2020.
Police in Portugal and Spain said they seized hundreds of kilograms of cocaine hidden inside fresh pineapples and arrested nine members of a gang that had transported the drug from South America.