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  1. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelan riot police fire tear gas and arrest protesters in Caracas

    Posted May 15th 2014, 09:23pm by AFP

    ... students and other opponents of the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro took to the streets in February to protest rampant crime, runaway inflation and shortages of basic goods. Manuel ...

  2. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Nicolas Maduro to meet opposition to try and end Venezuelan unrest

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:25pm by Reuters

    ... will be Venezuela's crime epidemic and economic problems- issues high on the litany of complaints from demonstrators in the streets since early February. The opposition is also insisting on the release ...

  3. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Former Miss Venezuela shot dead in front of daughter in highway attack

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 01:59pm by AP and AFP

    ... Agencies in Caracas Former Miss Universe contender and British husband gunned down in crime that shines spotlight on the epidemic of violent crime in the nation Gunmen shot dead a former Miss Venezuela and her British-born ex-husband in front of their five-year-old daughter, who was wounded in an attack that dismayed the crime-plagued nation, authorities said on Tuesday. Monica ...

  4. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela’s Maduro calls for meeting of South American leaders

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... in the biggest challenge yet to Maduro's nearly year-old socialist government. Public anger over rampant crime, shortages of basic goods and arrests of protesters have fuelled the unrest, which ...

  5. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelan minister gives out mobile number to catch corrupt police

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 11:29pm by AFP

    ... speech and asked police to call him to report corruption as anger over violent crime mounted in Venezuela after a famous former beauty queen was murdered. "New police will always have some ... in a telenovela at the US-based Telemundo network, became the latest casualty of her homeland's crime epidemic last Monday. Robbers shot Spear, 29, and her 39-year-old British ex-partner Henry Thomas ...

  6. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela’s hardline protesters learn from other demonstrations

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 01:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Caracas

    ... they blame for a soaring crime rate, 56 per cent inflation and chronic food shortages. Lately, they also accuse the government of violently repressing the demonstrations. They have set up camp ... The protesters say they have learned much from their comrades in the western city of San Cristobal, where the movement began on February 4 in a protest against crime after a female student was sexually ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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

    ... such as arson and incitement to commit crimes. That would allow the possibility of Lopez being released pending trial, according to the official, who agreed to discuss the matter only if not quoted ... for Saturday to protest both his detention as well as the rampant crime, shortages of consumer goods and inflation rate of more than 50 per cent that has made life difficult for many in the country ...

  9. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Nicolas Maduro plays down Venezuela coup fears after deadly protests

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 08:47pm by AFP

    ... of living in fear because of violent crime. We are sick of having to leave the country because when we graduate, there is nothing here," said Biaggo Alvarado. Elsewhere in Caracas and in other ...

  10. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela sends paratroopers to epicentre of protests, as Maduro issues new threat to media

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 04:38pm by AGENCIES

    ... near-daily protests and rallies, some of them violent, in the capital Caracas and other cities, over what Maduro’s critics say are deteriorating economic conditions, rampant street crime, corruption ... against Maduro, which began last month over a wide range of complaints including inflation, violent crime, corruption and shortages of basic products. As result, many opposition supporters have ...




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