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Venezuela Unrest

Death Toll In Venezuela Unrest Rises To 40

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2014 | World

By Andrew Cawthorne and Eyanir Chinea CARACAS, April 10 (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro was due to host Venezuelan opposition lea...

'No Nos Callarán!' 'We Will Not Be Silenced'

Sergio Muñoz Bata | Posted 05.18.2014 | World
Sergio Muñoz Bata

According to a report of the Venezuelan Press National Union, 89 journalists have been attacked or arrested by the police or the paramilitary government sponsored brigades since the protests began about a month ago.

Venezuela Protesters Given Ultimatum As Deadly Clashes Persist

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2014 | World

By Deisy Buitrago and Andrew Cawthorne CARACAS, March 15 (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro warned protesters in Caracas...

Death Toll In Venezuela Protests Rises

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2014 | World

(Adds comments from U.S. Secretary of State) By Daniel Wallis CARACAS, March 13 (Reuters) - Venezuela's state prosecutor...

Student Among 3 Shot Dead In Venezuela Protests

AP | By JORGE RUEDA and FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 05.12.2014 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A university student, a National Guard captain and a third man were shot to death in separate incidents Wednesday as anti-...

Venezuelans, Like Ukrainians, Are Not Alone

Andrés Velasco | Posted 05.07.2014 | World
Andrés Velasco

It would have been preposterous to tell Ukrainian demonstrators facing government storm troopers to just grin and bear it without any external solidarity or support. It is just as preposterous to tell Venezuelan demonstrators the same thing. In these circumstances, the principle of self-determination, so beloved of foreign ministries everywhere, becomes an empty slogan.

Venezuela on the Brink

Moisés Naím | Posted 04.30.2014 | World
Moisés Naím

Venezuela is now the world champion of inflation, homicide, insecurity, and shortages of essential goods -- from milk for children to insulin for diabetics and all kinds of indispensable products. All this despite having the greatest oil reserves in the world and a government with absolute control of all state institutions and levers of power.

Opposition Leader Rejects Dialogue With Venezuelan President

AP | BEN FOX and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 02.25.2014 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A meeting billed as a national dialogue for local and state officials in troubled Venezuela convened Monday without the co...