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Ramos Allup Security Chief Arrested for Allegedly Financing Anti-Police Violence

Angel Coromoto Rodriguez standing guard behind ex-president Carlos Andres Perez. (Ciudad CCS archive)

A life long bodyguard to ex-president Carlos Andres Perez, Rodriguez has been accused of serving as a torturer for Venezuela's infamous political police. 

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Seven Arrested for Attacking Police in Violent Opposition Protests

Demonstrators attack police near Avenida Libertador. (teleSUR)

An opposition march turned violent Wednesday, as demonstrators attacked police with sticks and rocks and attempted to burn down a leftwing student residence in downtown Caracas.

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Venezuelan President Slams US “Double” Incursion into National Airspace

A US Boeing 707 E-3 in flight (Courtesy: US Airforce).

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has hit out at mounting aggressions against his government after a US Boeing 707 E-3 Sentry illegally entered Venezuelan airspace on two occasions. 

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Venezuelan Students Relaunch Nationwide Protests amid Anti-Government Violence

A Cantv truck burns after having been set alight by hooded militants (Sources)

Students from Venezuela’s autonomous public universities mobilized in anti-government protests across the country on Monday amid reports of fresh violence in Tachira state.

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190,000 Dead Venezuelans 'Support' Recall Referendum on Maduro

A Venezuelan woman signs the petition backing a recall referendum against President Nicolas Maduro (Rachael Boothroyd/Venezuelan

The commission overseeing the referendum process said tens of thousands of names that were submitted belong to people who are not alive.

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Venezuela Expands State of Exception Citing Threats of Foreign Intervention

Venezuela's Bolivarian Armed Forces have begun military exercises in response to the decree (Ultimas Noticias).

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Friday the expansion of the country’s state of exception in a bid to confront a deep economic crisis as well as national security threats posed by international right-wing forces.

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Venezuela's Maduro Recalls Brazil Ambassador Over Coup

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (L) delivers a statement to the media with Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff at t
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a close ally of the government of President Dilma Rousseff, dubbed his Brazilian counterpart the victim of a coup.
 
 

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Caracas “Afro Chávez” Forum Inaugurates Afro-Venezuelan Month

Afro-Venezuelan pre-independence leaders depicted in a mural at a cultural center in Acevedo, Miranda State. (Jeanette Charles)

Afro-Venezuelan revolutionaries came together on Tuesday for a forum to commemorate the Black political legacy of Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution. 

 

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Venezuela's Maduro: Rousseff Impeachment Trial 'Made in the USA'

Venezuelan opposition leaders have vowed to seek to remove Maduro from office by the end of the year, possibly through a recall

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro condemned Thursday impeachment proceedings against Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff, describing them as an attack on Latin America's left.

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Mega-Raid Kills Nine in Caracas as Maduro Pledges War on Gangs

An OLP official during an operation in Aragua (Ultimas Noticias).

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced a new phase in the government’s controversial “Liberate the People” security operation this Tuesday, pledging to rid the country of gang related violent crime. 

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Venezuelan Supreme Court Blocks Housing Privatization Law

The Great Venezuelan Housing Mission has seen the construction of over 1.2 million homes for low income Venezuelans. (AVN)

Venezuela’s Supreme Court found that the contentious law contravenes the Venezuelan Constitution’s principle of “progressivity” with regard to human rights, and constitutes a “regression” that reduces the right to housing to “a mere consumer necessity”.

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Venezuela Condemns US, OAS Over Calls to Invoke Democratic Charter

Venezuela's foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez has hit back at calls for the Maduro government to be suspended from the OAS.

Venezuela's foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez has accused the head of the Organisation of American States of collaborating with the United States to undermine the government of President Nicolas Maduro.

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Opposition Lawmaker: Venezuelan Parliament to Seek Impeachment of Maduro

Popular Will party legislator Freddy Guevara. (Courtesy– VP)

Opposition legislator Freddy Guevara announced on Tuesday that the right-wing controlled National Assembly (AN) would pursue impeachment proceedings against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for an alleged breach of the country’s constitution.

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Infamous Paramilitary Leader Gunned down by Venezuelan Army

“El Picure”. (Ultimas Noticias)

One of Venezuela's top most wanted, “El Picure” was killed by National Guard troops on Tuesday, according to reports.

 
 

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Venezuelan Opposition Submits 1.85M Signatures against Maduro

The Venezuelan opposition handed over 1.8 million signatures in favour of holding a presidential recall referendum this Monday (

Venezuela’s right-wing opposition coalition, the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD), turned over 1.8 million signatures in support of a recall referendum against President Nicolas Maduro to the National Electoral Council (CNE) on Monday.

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