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3 Die in Venezuelan Opposition Barricades

Venezuelan opposition groups have been accused of endangering civilians with barricades covering roads. (Reuters/ Carlos Barria)

Venezuelan authorities said Wednesday they were investigating two deaths possibly caused by opposition barricades.

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Venezuelan Supreme Court Rejects Attorney General’s Demands for Judge Removals

Venezuela's highest court has dismissed two cases by Ortega this week. (TSJ)

Venezuela’s highest court dismissed Wednesday a call from the attorney general for the removal of its judges.

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One Police Officer Killed, Four Soldiers Wounded in Ongoing Opposition Protests

Local police supervisor Douglas Acevedo Sánchez was gunned down in Merida Tuesday. (Telesur)

A police officer in Merida was reportedly shot dead, while four national guard soldiers were wounded in Caracas. 

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Venezuela’s Attorney General Demands Supreme Court Judges be Removed, Put on Trial

Venezuela’s chief prosecutor, Luisa Ortega, has filed a motion to remove 33 Supreme Court judges. (Reuters).

Attorney General Luisa Ortega has filed a motion for the removal of more than 30 Supreme Court judges, and will attempt to bring charges against eight of them. 

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Venezuelan Supreme Court Torched as Jailed Opposition Leader Urges Coup

The Supreme Court’s Executive Magistracy (DEM) in Chacao was also attacked for the fourth time in 70 days on Monday, leading t

Venezuela’s Housing Ministry and Supreme Court executive office were attacked Monday as jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez called on the country’s armed forces to “rebel” against the Maduro government.

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Venezuela’s LGBTQ Community Celebrates Supreme Court’s Acceptance of Landmark Transgender Rights Case

Members of the LGBTQ rights group Divas of Venezuela file the petition on April 6th. (Rachael Boothroyd Rojas/Venezuelanalysis)

The top court has officially accepted a petition submitted by a transgender rights group to allow legal name and gender changes. 

 

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Venezuela’s Maduro Increases Teacher Salaries as AN Released Inflation Estimate

President Nicolas Maduro says the recent wage increases show his government's commitment to education. (Archive)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the implementation Thursday of a 15 percent salary increase for teachers nationwide.

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Venezuela’s Attorney General Demands Supreme Court Halt Constituent Assembly

Attorney General Luisa Ortega has accused President Nicolas Maduro of undermining the legacy of his predecessor, Hugo Chavez. (E

Venezuela’s attorney general has accused President Nicolas Maduro of “destroying the legacy” of Hugo Chavez.

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Venezuela Sets Date for Constituent Assembly Elections

Venezuelans can start campaigning on July 9 for ANC positions, with elections taking place at the end of July. (Archive)

Venezuela’s electoral authority formally set a date for constituent assembly elections Wednesday, as the country’s highest court dismissed a challenge to the process to draft a new constitution for the South American nation. 

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Protester, Soldier Killed as Venezuela Unrest Continues

At least 75 people have died amid ongoing protests in Venezuela. (AVN)

Two more people died Wednesday as protests continued to grip Venezuela, with the country’s wave of political unrest showing no signs of abating.

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Leopoldo Lopez Meets with Spain’s Zapatero, Calls for More Protests

Right-wing politician Leopoldo Lopez took to Twitter to call for more unrest Saturday after meeting with former Spanish presiden

Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez released a video on Twitter calling for more protests Saturday, amid raging civil unrest that has cost 73 lives to date. 

 

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Venezuelan Man Burned Alive Dies as Death Toll Tops 73

Orlando Figuera was burned alive by opposition demonstrators who took him for a government supporter. (AFP)

A Venezuelan man burned alive by opposition protesters has died of his injuries as anti-government unrest claimed two more lives over the weekend. 

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Judge Linked to Leopoldo Lopez Trial Shot Dead in Venezuela

Nelson Antonio Moncada Gomez (L) was killed Wednesday, in what authorities suspect may have been a political assassination. (MPP

A judge involved in the sentencing of a prominent Venezuelan politician has been killed under mysterious circumstances, authorities announced Thursday.

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Venezuela’s Attorney General Challenges Court Ruling on Constituent Assembly

Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz has questioned whether Venezuela's participatory democracy is in decline. (AFP)

Venezuela’s attorney general took on the country’s highest court Thursday, challenging a ruling that could pave the way for a rewriting of the constitution.

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No Referendum Needed for Constituent Assembly, Venezuela’s Top Court Rules

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Venezuela’s highest court dealt a blow against the country’s opposition Wednesday, when it ruled President Nicolas Maduro can call a constituent assembly without a referendum.

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