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  1. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez arrested

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 05:12am by Reuters

    ... in one hand and a white flower in the other. In a speech to a rival rally of his own supporters, Maduro said he had sent the vice-president of the Socialist Party, Congress chief Diosdado ...

  2. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela frees some student protesters, unrest continues

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 01:38pm by Reuters in Caracas

    ... from the ruling Socialist Party and pro-government sports stars and entertainers, Maduro said he would not let the protesters cause chaos by closing important arteries. “I’m not going to allow ... factions in the Socialist Party, split the opposition where many moderates oppose the street tactics, and distract the public’s attention from economic problems. He has called on supporters ...

  3. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Beauty queen latest to die in political unrest as trial of protest leader Lopez grips Venezuela

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 11:31am by Reuters and AP

    ... and blasts from water cannons. Maduro’s government has accused Lopez, a former mayor and the leader of the Popular Will party, of attempting to foment a coup in the South American nation ... and surrounded by a sea of supporters. In an intriguing twist to the drama, Maduro said the powerful Congress head Diosdado Cabello, seen by many Venezuelans as a potential rival to the president, ...

  4. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelan opposition leader to meet Nicolas Maduro as rallies grow

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:37am by Bloomberg

    ... one." Anti-government demonstrations have been continuing since Lopez's Voluntad Popular party on February 12 organised marches to protest against rising crime, the world's fastest ... dressed in the red of his socialist party. A few small clashes that erupted between government opponents and state security forces after the opposition rally broke up looked violent but resulted ...

  5. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela prosecutor to open probe over leaked recording

    Posted May 24th 2013, 03:58pm by Reuters in Caracas

    ... of the ruling Socialist Party of corruption and conspiring against the new president. Opposition deputies on Monday broadcast the recording of a conversation they said was between powerful state television commentator Mario Silva and a Cuban intelligence agent and later requested an investigation of it. The man identified as Silva in the recording accused Diosdado Cabello, Congress chief ...

  6. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela opposition says tape shows ruling party rift

    Posted May 21st 2013, 05:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Caracas

    ... Agence France-Presse in Caracas The Venezuelan opposition has released what it says is an audio tape revealing intrigue within the ruling socialist party of the late Hugo Chavez and Cuban meddling in the country’s affairs. The opposition says the tape is of a conversation between well-known state media presenter Mario Silva and a Colonel Aramis Palacios, identified as a Cuban ...

  7. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela gives president decree powers for ‘economic war’

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 03:12pm by Reuters in Caracas

    ... the move as a power grab. Hundreds of supporters of the ruling Socialist Party cheered outside the National Assembly as the so-called Enabling Law was passed, while a recording of Maduro’s late ... and an opposition legislator stripped of parliamentary immunity for allegedly mismanaging a state-owned stadium. But the crusade has also toppled a high-profile Socialist Party mayor, executives from ...

  8. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela opposition claims new crackdown

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 04:04pm by Associated Press in Caracas

    ... to void the April 14 presidential election, which he narrowly lost to ruling party candidate Nicolas Maduro. It also fined Capriles US$1,700 for what it called a “disrespectful” filing and asked the attorney general to prosecute the opposition leader for filing the petition. The 12-party MUD opposition coalition did not elabourate on the government’s stated reason for issuing the arrest ...

  9. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Five Venezuelan officials charged over China fund embezzlement

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... of the leftist "Chavismo" movement forged by the late president Hugo Chavez, his mentor. Opposition leaders have said he is avoiding going after influential ruling party leaders. ...

  10. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela election to select Chavez successor set for mid-April

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 10:11am by Reuters in Caracas

    ... 33, a cook at a Chinese restaurant in an affluent quarter of Caracas. Maduro was sworn in as acting president in Congress on Friday and handed the red, yellow and blue presidential sash. “I asked (the election authority) to comply with legal and constitutional obligations and immediately call elections,” Maduro, 50, told Congress as he cemented his position as heir-in-waiting. ...




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