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Mob attacks Venezuela’s opposition-held parliament in capital Caracas

July 6, 2017 4:48 pm
Mob attacks Venezuela’s opposition-held parliament in capital Caracas

A crowd of people believed to have been the supporters of the Venezuelan government have stormed the opposition-held Congress in the capital, Caracas, beating and injuring lawmakers in the latest escalation of violence in the Latin American country. Hundreds of people wielding wooden sticks and metal bars burst into the […]

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Police clash with anti-Maduro protesters in Venezuelan capital Caracas

April 11, 2017 7:26 am
Police clash with anti-Maduro protesters in Venezuelan capital Caracas

A Venezuelan opposition supporter holds a lit Molotov cocktail during clashes with riot police in Caracas on April 10, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Police in Venezuela have clashed with protesters in the capital Caracas on the fifth day of opposition-backed demonstrations against the government of President Nicolas Maduro. The clashes […]

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Caracas, opposition reach tentative agreements

November 13, 2016 12:46 pm
Caracas, opposition reach tentative agreements

The picture shows a meeting between Venezuela’s government and opposition leaders as part of Vatican-backed talks to settle the country’s persisting political crisis, in Caracas, November 11, 2016. (By AFP) The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and its opposition rivals say they have reached preliminary agreements following a fresh […]

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Tens of thousands rally in Venezuela’s capital Caracas, pro and anti-government protesters

October 26, 2016 9:50 pm
Tens of thousands rally in Venezuela’s capital Caracas, pro and anti-government protesters

Tens of thousands of pro and anti-government protesters have gathered on the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas. During Wednesday’s mass rallies, in which over 20 people were injured and 39 were detained, the opponents accused President Nicolas Maduro of violating the constitutional order and blocking a recall referendum aimed at […]

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro supporters, opponents hold counter-rallies in Caracas

September 2, 2016 8:30 am
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro supporters, opponents hold counter-rallies in Caracas

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is seen during a rally in Caracas on September 1, 2016. ©AFP Hundreds of thousands have flooded the streets of the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, in rival marches for and against President Nicolas Maduro. Large crowds of Maduro’s opponents and opposition sympathizers dressed in white on Thursday marched […]

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Venezuela Calls for Diversifying its Economy as axes for future development

February 18, 2015 1:09 am
Venezuela Calls for Diversifying its Economy as axes for  future development

Caracas – The president of the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV), Nelson Merentes, affirmed that the diversification of the economy and the promotion of a more productive and exporting matrix are axes for the future development of the country. In declarations to journalist José Vicente Rangel, in his program José […]

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Venezuela”s ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS) Rejects Statements by OAS Secretary General

12:50 am
Venezuela”s ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS) Rejects Statements by OAS Secretary General

Caracas – Venezuela”s ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Roy Chaderton, rejected statements by the Secretary General of the institution, José Miguel Insulza, on the situation in the South American nation, the press stands today.According to Radio Nacional de Venezuela, the diplomat said that Insulza follows the guidelines […]

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