All posts tagged "Venezuela"
Venezuela’s unrest claims 21st victim as new protests loom
Protesters will hold a daylong sit-in today
- Posted April 24, 2017
Venezuela opposition boss asks Wall Street to cut off Maduro
"By supporting such a gold swap you would be taking actions favoring a government"
- Posted April 22, 2017
Officials: at least 12 people killed overnight in Venezuela
CARACAS, Venezuela – At least 12 people were killed overnight following looting and violence in Venezuela’s capital amid a spiraling political crisis, authorities said Friday. Most of the deaths took place in El Valle, a working class...
- Posted April 21, 2017
GM quits Venezuela after govt seizes factory
VALENCIA, Venezuela – General Motors announced Thursday that it was shuttering its operations in Venezuela after authorities seized its factory in the country, a move that could draw the Trump administration into the escalating chaos engulfing the...
- Posted April 20, 2017
Venezuela protesters target Maduro, vow to keep up pressure
CARACAS, Venezuela – Thousands of protesters demanding new elections faced off with security forces who launched tear gas and stood shoulder-to-shoulder blocking roadways in the Venezuelan capital Monday. Demonstrators covered their faces to protect against the plumes...
- Posted April 10, 2017
Venezuela’s Maduro blasts foe for chemical attack comments
Mayor Davis Smolansky accused Maduro of "beginning to use chemical weapons as is occurring in Syria"
- Posted April 10, 2017
Venezuelans pour into Caracas streets in anti-Maduro protest
"Every day, the government gives us more reasons to leave our homes and protest"
- Posted April 8, 2017
Venezuela opposition leader banned from running for office
CARACAS, Venezuela — Leading Venezuela opposition leader Henrique Capriles announced Friday that he has been banned from running for office for 15 years, a move sure to ratchet up tensions amid a growing street protest movement. Capriles...
- Posted April 7, 2017
Venezuela opposition keeps up pressure in streets
CARACAS, Venezuela – Opposition leaders called on Venezuelans to take to the streets once again on Thursday to protest what they say was an attempted coup. Critics of the embattled socialist administration hoped to shut down main...
- Posted April 6, 2017
Venezuela congress seeks censure of Supreme Court judges
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress is moving to officially censure the seven Supreme Court judges who issued a ruling last week nullifying the lawmaker body. Opposition lawmakers began the process on Wednesday. The court rolled back...
- Posted April 5, 2017