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Two Venezuelan Police Officers Indicted for Killing of Opposition Protester

The two Carabobo state police officers were indicted on Monday. (Archive)

Officers Marcos Ojeda (47) and Edwin Romero (33) were charged by the Public Prosecution Monday.

 

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Maduro: Opposition Activists Confess Being Paid to Promote Violent Protests

President Maduro addressed the Venezuelan nation on Sunday. (Prensa Presidencial)

“The orders were to set Caracas alight,” says a Venezuelan opposition leader involved in the past weeks' violent protests. 

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Russia Warns Against US Interference in Venezuela, Calls for Dialogue

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (L) and Russian leader, Vladimir Putin (R). (Reuters)

A Russian foreign ministry spokesperson slammed a statement by the U.S. Southern Command, saying these would further worsen the crisis in Venezuela.

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Support for Chavismo Climbs in Venezuela

President Nicolas Maduro. (Ciudad Caracas)

Support for Chavismo has risen to 35% from 27%, while President Nicolas Maduro's popularity has surged by 6 points since November. 

 

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Four More Killed in Opposition-Led Violence, Death Count Stands at Six

Opposition protesters clash with national police on April 4th. (TeleSur)

One of the victims was minor Bryan Principal, 13, who was shot outside of a government housing mission in Lara state. 

 

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Venezuelan President Attacked During Public Act

(Aporrea)

Several people threw blunt objects at President Maduro from the crowd during a public act celebrating the 200th anniversary of the battle of San Felix. 

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Venezuela’s Maduro Calls for Regional and Municipal Elections

President Maduro called for regional and local elections on Sunday. (@PRESIDENCIALVEN)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro placed a call Sunday for the National Electoral Council (CNE) to set a date for regional and municipal elections due this year.

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Father of Slain Venezuelan Youth Rejects Use of Son’s Image in Opposition Protests

Jairo Ortiz Sr. rejects use of his son’s persona to promote anti-government violence (@VTVCANAL8)

The father of a 19-year-old killed by Venezuelan police Thursday has spoken out against the use of the youth’s image in violent anti-government protests that have racked the South American country over the past ten days.

 

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Maduro Calls to Investigate Opposition's False Chemical Weapons Claims

Red smoke seen at a distance during opposition protest in Caracas on Saturday. (LaPatilla)

Opposition mayor David Smolanksy falsely claimed that President Maduro had used chemical weapons against the Venezuelan people. 

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40 Detained, 1 Dead in Ongoing Opposition Violence in Venezuela

Opposition protesters clashed with authorities on Monday. (Pedro Mattey/AVN)

Forty people were arrested Monday in another day of opposition protests that saw demonstrators clash with authorities and destroy public property in Caracas and other major cities of the South American nation.

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International Community Responds to Venezuela’s Political Unrest

 Member states of the ALBA reject attempts to intervene in Venezuelan politics. (Twitter/EvoMoralesAyma)

The ALBA has rejected “attacks” against Venezuela, while Argentine President Mauricio Macri said his government would look to suspend the country from MERCOSUR. 

 

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Venezuelan Opposition Erupts in Violent Protests over Capriles Office Ban

Anti-government demonstrators clash with authorities on Liberator Avenue in central Caracas. (AFP)

Anti-government demonstrators took to the streets of Caracas in violent protests Saturday following the announcement of a 15-year office ban on leading opposition leader Henrique Capriles. 

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Venezuela Sees Third Day of Violent Protests, 1 Death

An anti-government demonstrator holds a police riot shield during a protest in Caracas on Tuesday. The Venezuelan opposition say

The Venezuelan government has accused the opposition of trying to provoke violence, after a day of clashes between demonstrators and state security forces.

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Venezuela Arrests Opposition Lawyer, Partner of Source in Iraq Passport Controversy: Reports

A photo La Tabla claims shows lawyer Ana Teresa Argotti in police custody. (La Tabla)

A lawyer for right-wing Venezuelan opposition leader Lilian Tintori was detained Tuesday in Caracas, after allegedly being found with materials used in counterfeiting. 

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US Southern Command Warns of 'Response' to Venezuela 'Instability'

Adm. Kurt Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, presides over a ceremony at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, on July 7, 2016. (

The statement to the Senate Committee also warns of the Russian, Chinese and Iranian "influence" in the region.

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