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Guarimba Victims Pursue New Charges Against Leopoldo Lopez as Opposition Marches

Victims of the Guarimbas march in Caracas. (Zurimar Campos/AVN)

Venezuela’s Committee of Victims of the Guarimba petitioned the Attorney General’s office to re-open its case against right-wing politician Leopoldo Lopez on Saturday, marking the third anniversary of his arrest. 

 

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Trump Meets with Venezuela's Lilian Tintori, Demands Release of Leopoldo Lopez

Trump with Tintori, Vice-President Pence, and Senator Rubio (left to right). (@realDonaldTrump)

Trump met Leopoldo Lopez's wife, Lilian Tintori, as the Venezuelan Supreme Court rejected an appeal by the jailed ultra-right opposition leader.

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"Puerto Rico Vive": Venezuela Celebrates Independence Leader's Release

President Nicolás Maduro during Wednesday’s press conference at Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas. (Presidential Pres
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro lauded Tuesday US President Barak Obama’s decision to pardon Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar López Rivera.
 
 

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“Dólar Today” Admits Support for Venezuelan Opposition

Dólar Today logo. (Archive)

Dólar Today founder and current US resident Gustavo Díaz voiced support for ultra-right Venezuelan opposition leaders linked to anti-government violence and coups attempts. 

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Venezuelan Opposition Fractures over Pope-Sponsored Dialogue Initiative

MUD General Secretary Jesus Torrealaba, congressman Julio Borges, and other opposition politicians pose with Vatican envoy monsi


Top MUD leaders slammed the Pope’s overture, which they say they found out about on TV.

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Venezuela Rejects “Gratuitous Attack” by Peru at UN

Peruvian President Pablo Kuczynki addresses the UN General Assembly on September 20, 2016. (Reuters/Eduardo Munoz)

Venezuelan UN Ambassador Rafael Ramirez hit back at Peruvian President Pablo Kuczynki after the latter called for international “pressure” on Venezuela during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. 

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ICC Denies Receiving Opposition Activist's Case Against Maduro

Lilian Tintori (UN Watch).

The international court confirmed that it did not receive any documents stating a case against President Maduro from Lilian Tintori, self-proclaimed human rights activist and wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo López.

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López Rejects Dialogue as CNE Begins Signature Validation Process

Leopoldo Lopez takes part in violent anti-government protests in 2004. (Archive)

The opposition leader dismissed the possibility of dialogue with the government unless a recall referendum is guaranteed.

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Maduro Sues Parliament for Usurping Foreign Policy as Zapatero Meets with Lopez

President Maduro with copy of Venezuelan constitution. (Reuters)

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro filed a constitutional complaint with the country’s Supreme Court Friday, accusing the opposition-controlled parliament of “usurping” his powers to conduct foreign policy.

 

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Protesters Heckle Father of Leopoldo Lopez in Spain

Protesters in Asturias, Spain.

In this video, the father of jailed far-right Venezuelan politician Leopoldo Lopez Mendoza is met with dozens of Spanish protesters outside a closed event organized by the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) in Asturias, Spain. 

 

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