Alexander Martinez

Alexander Martínez Pérez runs the AFP's Venezuela bureau

Backers ‘failed to follow through’ in abortive uprising — Venezuelan opp leader

Juan Guaido said it was "obvious today, there is widespread discontent from which the armed forces aren't immune."

Venezuela’s Guaido makes new bid to rally military support

​Opposition leader Juan Guaido will make a fresh bid on Saturday to rally Venezuela's armed forces behind him with protests at military bases

Venezuela opposition leader calls for massive May Day protest

Tensions in Venezuela have been ratcheted up after Juan Guaido announced on January 23 that he was the acting president under the constitution.

Venezuela says ‘attempted coup’ under way

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido says that troops have joined his campaign to oust President Maduro

Weary Venezuelans in low-turnout win for ruling party

National Electoral Council chair Tibisay Lucena put the rate of abstention at 72.6%

Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Maduro ‘assassination’ bid

'There is sufficient evidence of the participation of the outgoing Colombian government of President Juan Manuel Santos' — Maduro

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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