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  1. 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

    ... 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 ... 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. ...

  2. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela faces political volatility as opposition rejects Maduro's win

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... win Venezuelans faced the prospect of extended political instability after Nicolas Maduro was proclaimed president-elect and opposition supporters started to march in the streets for a second ... "If opposition supporters lose faith in formal politics, the outbreaks of violence will become unpredictable." Hundreds of Capriles supporters marched through eastern Caracas on Monday ...

  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 ... Jacobson retracted her comment, telling reporters in Washington that she ‘misspoke’ and that nobody participating in the dialogue had made such a request. But her comments became a political hot ...

  4. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Chavez successor seen as 'politically attractive' by analysts

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Caracas Chavez successor seen as popular, moderate For 10-1/2 years, Venezuelans have lived with a political system known as "chavismo"- part populist politics, part personality cult- under socialist leader Hugo Chavez. But as the leftist president confronts yet another round in his long-running battle with cancer, Venezuelans now face ...

  5. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Two shot to death in Venezuelan political clash

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 02:57pm by Associated Press in Caracas

    ... in a telephone interview broadcast by state-run Venezolana de Television, Aissami did not say anything about the dead men’s political affiliation. But opposition officials said both were participants ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Kerry: US not to blame for Venezuela's woes

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

    ... President Nicolas Maduro has convened talks with social and political actors in an attempt to end three weeks of sometimes deadly anti-government protests in the deeply divided country. ...

  8. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela police launch manhunt for opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez

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

    ... considers are the Harvard-trained politician's haughty political ambitions. Still, his comments seemed to confirm a report by the El Universal newspaper which published a copy of an arrest ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela frees some student protesters, unrest continues

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

    ... Reuters in Caracas Demonstrations persist in Caracas as protesters take to the streets for the third night running to challenge the government of Nicholas Maduro, despite the release of 25 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. ...




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