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Venezuelan Court Limits Rogue Prosecutor’s Powers

Venezuela's Attorney General Luisa Ortega is locked in a protracted legal battle with the Supreme Court. (AFP)

Venezuela’s highest court moved Wednesday to further limit the powers of Attorney General Luisa Ortega, restricting her office’s powers to prosecute.

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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 Announces Charges Against 3 Police in Student Death

Venezuela's State Prosecution (Archive)

Venezuelan prosecutors announced Thursday they will be pressing charges against three police officers accused of involvement in the death of a student in Bolivar state.

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Venezuelan Court Orders Mayors of Protest-Stricken Regions to Clear Roads

Protesters blocking a highway in Caracas, using fencing to create a barricade. (AVN)

Venezuela’s highest court ordered a group of municipal governments to ensure citizens can exercise their right to free movement, including by clearing critical thoroughfares of opposition barricades.

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‘Snipers’ Take to the Streets of Venezuela as Death Toll Surges Past 2014 Record

Venezuela's current wave of unrest is the most deadly to have hit the country since 1989. (Reuters)

Two more Venezuelans died Wednesday amid ongoing unrest, with officials in Caracas calling for an official investigation into the role of right-wing snipers in the violence.

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Venezuela Issues Arrest Warrants for 15 Soldiers Tied to Fatal Shooting

Fifteen GNB troops have been accused of involvement in the death of opposition demonstrator Gruseny Antonio Canelon. (Archive)

Venezuelan authorities have ordered the arrest of a group of soldiers accused of involvement in the fatal shooting of an opposition protester.

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Has Maduro Really Dissolved the National Assembly in Venezuela?

(AFP)

Is it true that Venezuela's legislative branch has been eliminated in one fell swoop? The short and long answers are: no, not quite.

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Why has Venezuela’s Supreme Court Assumed Legislative Power?

Imperialist Coup Plotters Rail Against a Coup - What Is Really Happening in Venezuela?

(AVN)

Jorge Martin provides his take on the Venezuelan Supreme Court’s decision to assume legislative power.

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Venezuela’s Attorney General Accuses Supreme Court of Violating the Constitution

Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz says the Supreme Court violated the constitution by assuming the powers of the Nat

Venezuela’s Supreme Court has violated the country’s constitution, Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz warned Friday.

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