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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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Caracas Over 100 arrested at demonstration seeking release of protesters detained earlier Venezuelan police use tear gas on students Venezuelan police arrested 105 people and fired tear gas at anti-government student protesters who hurled stones and fireworks at a ministry building in the capital, officials said. The students, who were marching to demand ...

  2. 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

    ... Associated Press in Caracas Venezuelan security forces arrested scores of people on Wednesday during a sweep of a busy Caracas avenue as protests against the government stepped up even as a rift opened within the opposition over whether to back US sanctions. The protest and police response comes as month-old negotiations aimed at easing tensions hang in the balance. The opposition ...

  3. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Bloody clashes in Venezuela after police and troops raid protest camps

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

    ... Associated Press in Caracas Young take to the streets in Caracas after security forces dismantle tent cities housing student protesters, seize 'terror' weapons and arrest 240 Protest camp raids spark bloody clashes Young people clashed with police in the streets of the Venezuelan capital in an angry response to security forces dismantling four tent cities maintained ...

  4. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Nicolas Maduro to meet opposition to try and end Venezuelan unrest

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

    ... of jailed protest leader Leopoldo Lopez and dozens of imprisoned students. Tuesday's meeting, brokered by visiting Unasur foreign ministers, may take some heat out of a crisis that has also ...

  5. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela’s Maduro calls for meeting of South American leaders

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

    ... country, where the death toll from a month of anti-government protests hit 20. The under-pressure leader's move on Thursday came a day after he broke off relations with Panama, following its ... and condemning violence in Venezuela, as well as Panama's proposal for foreign ministers to hold crisis talks. Street protests erupted in Venezuela on February 4 and have continued every day since ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela’s hardline protesters learn from other demonstrations

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

    ... protesters ripped a dead tree from a vacant lot and dragged it down the street to rebuild a barricade in a Caracas neighbourhood that has become an epicentre of unrest. Others in masks grabbed ... of clashes, hardline anti-government protesters say they honed their skills through battle experience, lessons from comrades in another opposition bastion and by watching internet videos of clashes ...

  8. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelan protesters demand release of arrested activists

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:21am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Caracas Demonstrators step up pressure on President Maduro after 41 are arrested in fresh clashes Protesters demand activists' release Anti-government protesters have called for the release of dozens of activists who have been arrested during three weeks of violent demonstrations. Protesters from a radical opposition group formed a convoy of cars ...

  9. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Kerry: US not to blame for Venezuela's woes

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

    ... Secretary of State John Kerry denied on Wednesday that Washington was behind a wave of protests in Venezuela, adding that tensions between the two countries have lasted too long. Venezuelan 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. ...

  10. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelan opposition leader to meet Nicolas Maduro as rallies grow

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

    ... opposition has agreed to meet President Nicolas Maduro as anti-government protesters and security forces clashed in Caracas for an 11th straight night. Governor Henrique Capriles, standing ... 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 ...




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