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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

    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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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

    ... on Thursday to a border city where growing student protests began more than two weeks ago, with President Nicolas Maduro angrily rejecting US calls for dialogue. The nationwide demonstrations led ... 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 ...

  7. 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 ... 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 ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Nicolas Maduro plays down Venezuela coup fears after deadly protests

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Caracas Maduro plays down coup fears after deadly protests President Nicolas Maduro has vowed to tighten security in cities across Venezuela after protests against ... people were arrested as rival protests linked to his country's deepening economic crisis exploded into violence. A pro-government demonstrator and two student protesters were killed ...

  10. 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 ...




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