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  1. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Caracas fumes over arrest of former Chavez spy chief on Aruba

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 09:47pm by AP

    ... outraged Caracas, which had sent him as its consul to the Caribbean island. Carvajal, the former head of military intelligence, was arrested at the request of US prosecutors and was due to appear in an Aruban court yesterday. Carvajal was one of several top Venezuelan military officials blacklisted by the US Treasury in 2008 for allegedly providing weapons to Marxist rebels in neighbouring ...

  2. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelan riot police fire tear gas and arrest protesters in Caracas

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

    ... of the National Guard was assaulted, while a sergeant almost got run over by vehicles due as protesters tried to prevent the transfer of detainees to prison, the military chief said. "Everything has ...

  3. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Bloody clashes in Venezuela after police and troops raid protest camps

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:40pm by AP

    ... being in custody since February. The hearing on whether he should go on trial on charges of inciting violence at anti-government protests was suspended and he returned to a military prison ...

  4. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez arrested

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

    ... him a final embrace and hang a crucifix around his neck. Minutes later, he surrendered to military officers, pumping his fist and then stepping into the military vehicle with a Venezuelan flag ... on murder and terrorism charges. He was spending the night in a military jail. Earlier, in the coastal town of Carupano in eastern Venezuela, residents said a 17-year-old student died after being ...

  5. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Ceremonies and clashes mark first anniversary of Hugo Chavez’s death

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Caracas Parade, protests mark Chavez death Venezuela marked the first anniversary of Hugo Chavez's death with a blend of solemn ceremonies, clashes and a break in relations with Panama over protests dogging his successor's presidency. President Nicolas Maduro led a military parade on Wednesday with tanks, fighter jets and elite troops before a ceremony ...

  6. 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

    ... on Tuesday after spearheading three weeks of often rowdy protests against President Nicolas Maduro’s government. Held at a military jail, Lopez waited to learn on Wednesday if he would be charged ... after hours of waiting when officials decided to hold the court hearing at the military jail outside Caracas where Lopez was being detained. The opposition has planned nationwide marches ...

  7. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Nicolas Maduro plays down Venezuela coup fears after deadly protests

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

    ... arrested while covering the protests, and that they were taken to different military detention facilities. And Colombian news channel NTN24, which had been covering the protests in depth, ...

  8. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela’s hardline protesters learn from other demonstrations

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

    ... others see me, a woman, down there, then they join us,” she said, wearing a jacket in the colour of military fatigues. Before the latest clash, the protesters had gathered in a festive ...

  9. 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

    ... of the demonstrations that began on February 4. The military response came in response to claims from the government that Colombians were crossing the border there “to carry out paramilitary missions” ... helped spearhead the protests, is being held at a military jail where his lawyers say he could remain for up to 45 days awaiting trial. Lopez, a 42-year-old Harvard-educated economist, has been ...

  10. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela frees some student protesters, unrest continues

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

    ... threaten to oust him, nor that the military, whose role was crucial to Chavez’s 36-hour unseating, will turn against the president. The protests could give Maduro a chance to unite competing ...




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