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Venezuelan Capital Sees Rise in Violent Street Bands Following Opposition Withdrawal from Peace Talks

On Tuesday, Ramon Aveledo, the executive secretary of MUD, announced the opposition was walking from dialogue talks (agencies)

The rekindling of street violence follows a widely publicized press conference held by the leadership of the Democratic Unity Table (MUD), where the opposition announced their withdrawal from the dialogue talks initiated by the government.

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Venezuela: Neither Agreements nor Conciliation - Complete the Revolution!

Last Thursday's dialogue (Sibci)

On the evening of April 10, the main political representatives of the Venezuelan opposition attended a meeting at Miraflores Presidential Palace with representatives of the government and the Bolivarian revolution. The meeting generated a lively debate within the Bolivarian movement. 

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Dialogue between Venezuelan Government and Opposition Reaches First Agreements

Government and MUD representatives talking to the press late last night after the dialogue (AVN)

Dialogue between government and opposition representatives continued in Caracas last night, seeing the opposition coalition condemn violence, but no agreement reached on their demand to release those arrested for it.

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Where's This Dialogue Going?

President Maduro addresses opposition representatives at the roundtable of the first peace talk in Miraflores presidential palac

Venezuelan author and journalist Jose Roberto Duque reflects on Thursday’s live broadcast “peace talk” between the Venezuelan government and the opposition in Miraflores presidential palace.

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Dialogue or Coups


Chilean writer Pedro Santander goes behind the scenes of the current political situation in Venezuela.

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Government Rejects Attacks on Cuban Baseball Players in Margarita, Venezuela

One of the protestors outside the state run Hotel Venetur, where the Cuban team was staying. His placard says “communism is th

Six people have been arrested after opposition supporters protested and attacked the Cuban baseball team, currently competing in the Caribbean Series in Margarita, Venezuela. The opposition also held meetings over the weekend to discuss methods to “get rid of” the national government.

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Executive Secretary of Venezuelan Opposition Coalition to Offer Resignation

Ramon Aveledo, the executive-secretary of the opposition Democratic Unity Table (MUD) coalition (Prensa MUD)

Ramon Aveledo, the executive-secretary of the opposition Democratic Unity Table (MUD) coalition, is to offer his resignation following the results of the municipal elections held last Sunday.

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Members of Venezuelan Right Feel Excluded from Opposition

Henrique Capriles Radonski's failed bid for presidency last year damaged opposit

Sidelined members of the Venezuelan opposition fiercely criticized their so-called Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) this week after it began backroom discussions to select a presidential candidate in case President Chavez decides he is unable to carry out his full 2013-2019 term.

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The Electoral Strategy of the Venezuelan Opposition Comes Back to Haunt Them

The Electoral Strategy of the Venezuelan Opposition Comes Back to Haunt Them

Venezuela’s opposition spent virtually all of 2012 on the road campaigning for political office, but they ended the year worse off than when they started, in part because of their own campaign tactics.

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Doubts Persist over Opposition Acceptance of Venezuela’s Presidential Election Result

Henry Ramos Allup urging people to vote for opposition candidate Henrique Capriles last week (agencia carabobeña de noticias)

Doubts persist over whether the opposition will accept the official result of Sunday’s presidential vote, after opposition leader Henry Ramos Allup stated “if you, Mr President [Hugo Chavez], win by one vote, no one is going to believe it”.


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