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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

    ... we witnessed an ambush against a soldier of the fatherland," Maduro said at a military ceremony in the western state of Zulia. "We don't want problems with anyone in the world, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1559186/caracas-fumes-over-arrest-former-chavez-spy-chief-aruba
  2. 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

    ... International and others saying they appear to be politically motivated. Secretary of State John Kerry earlier warned that arresting him would have a “chilling effect” on freedom of expression. ... Reuters and AP in Caracas A local beauty queen died of a gunshot wound on Wednesday, the fifth fatality from Venezuela’s political unrest, as imprisoned protest leader Leopoldo Lopez urged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1431599/beauty-queen-latest-die-political-unrest-trial-protest-leader-lopez-grips
  3. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Protests heat up in Venezuela amid opposition rift over US sanctions

    Posted May 15th 2014, 10:51am by Associated Press in Caracas

    ... for weeks outside the offices of the United Nations and nearby plazas. Many political observers believe that by freezing the talks opposition leaders were caving to pressure from their own radical base, which is fuming following confusing statements about sanctions made by the top US diplomat to Latin America, Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson. Jacobson testified last week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512513/protests-heat-venezuela-amid-opposition-rift-over-us-sanctions
  4. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Kerry: US not to blame for Venezuela's woes

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 02:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... “Regrettably, President Maduro keeps choosing to blame the United States for things we are not doing or for things that they are unhappy about in their own economy and in their own society,” Kerry said. ... to deepen the anti-American policies of his charismatic predecessor and mentor. Chavez, a socialist, was briefly ousted in a coup bid that lasted less than two days in 2002. The United States did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1436252/kerry-us-not-blame-venezuelas-woes
  5. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela's President Maduro tells opposition: talk or face consequences

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 04:55pm by AFP, AP, Bloomberg

    ... the nation from the presidential palace, said opposition groups were trying to overthrow his government, backed by the political "right" in Latin America and the United States. As he spoke, ... Venezuela and the United States and its government," he said. "Accept the challenge and we will start a high-level dialogue and put the truth on the table," Maduro told a news ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1433269/venezuelas-president-maduro-tells-opposition-talk-or-face-consequences
  6. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela police launch manhunt for opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:17am by AP

    ... called a United States-backed, "fascist" plot to oust him from power. "Turn yourself in coward." US officials have denied plotting to oust Maduro, and on Saturday Secretary of State John Kerry expressed concern over the rising tensions and violence surrounding the protests. "These actions have a chilling effect on citizens' rights to express their grievances ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1429038/venezuela-police-launch-manhunt-opposition-leader-leopoldo-lopez
  7. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Bloody clashes in Venezuela after police and troops raid protest camps

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

    ... on camps in front of United Nations offices and in better-off neighbourhoods largely opposed to President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government. Interior Minister Miguel Rodriguez Torres ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508532/bloody-clashes-venezuela-after-police-and-troops-raid-protest-camps
  8. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Nicolas Maduro to meet opposition to try and end Venezuelan unrest

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

    ... Reuters in Caracas Talks planned to end unrest in Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro's government and Venezuela's main opposition group have agreed to begin talks intended to halt the nation's worst political unrest in a decade. Representatives of the Vatican and the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) would mediate, both sides said on Tuesday. Clashes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1471838/nicolas-maduro-meet-opposition-try-and-end-venezuelan-unrest
  9. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela frees some student protesters, unrest continues

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

    ... students Venezuelan authorities freed 25 student protesters on Friday pending trial and said that 74 others arrested after this week’s deadly political turmoil would be processed within hours. ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1428380/venezuela-frees-some-student-protesters-unrest-continues
  10. News - World - VENEZUELA

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

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

    ... of the United States. Chavez's hand-picked successor was elected by a thin margin in April, defeating opposition leader Henrique Capriles, who cried foul and refused to recognise the poll's ... government remains sturdy enough to withstand the pressure. Standing next to the Chavez tomb, Maduro railed against the Washington-based Organisation of American States and declared that he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1442055/ceremonies-and-clashes-mark-first-anniversary-hugo-chavezs-death

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