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Venezuela: 10 Dead, 200 Voting Centers Attacked as US Sanctions Maduro

Sunday's vote was rocked by a roadside bomb explosion in the wealthy eastern Caracas municipality of Chacao. (screenshot)

Washington slapped sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro one day after the South American country saw record turnout in National Constituent Assembly elections amid deadly opposition violence. 

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Which Way Out of the Venezuelan Crisis?

Hugo Chávez voting in 2007. Wilson Dias / Wikimedia

George Ciccariello-Maher argues that the only way out of the Venezuelan crisis lies decisively to the Left, namely the construction of a real socialist alternative that will emerge alongside the Maduro government if possible, but without it if necessary

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Venezuela’s Maduro Condemns Helicopter Attack on Supreme Court, Justice Ministry

The banner reads "350 Liberty" in reference to the Venezuelan constitutional article authorizing civil disobedience in

The helicopter flew over the Venezuelan Supreme Court and Justice Ministry offices, opening fire and dropping hand grenades. 

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Venezuela Releases Regional Election Timetable, Provokes Opposition Ire

CNE head Tibisay Lucena confirmed Thursday that regional elections will take place on December 10. (AVN)

The Venezuelan government met a key demand of the opposition Thursday, setting an official timetable for regional elections.

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Venezuela’s Maduro Inaugurates "New Stage of Popular Government"

President Nicolas Maduro inaugurated the Movimiento Somos Venezuela on Wednesday. (Prensa Presidencial/ Handout)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro inaugurated Wednesday a new social program aimed at renewing ties between the government and community groups.

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Venezuela Prepares to Leave OAS

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez accused the OAS of trying to undermine Venezuelan democracy. (AVN)

Venezuela will begin Thursday preparations for leaving the Organisation of American States (OAS), after months of tension with the regional bloc’s head Luis Almagro.

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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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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 Warns of “Fascism” in Trump’s White House

Relations between the two countries flat-lined after the Bush administration endorsed a violent coup that temporarily ousted Mad

Venezuela hit back Thursday at US lawmakers who have endorsed calls for regime change.

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Venezuelan Supreme Court: The President Has Not Abandoned His Post

The TSJ has blocked an attempt by Congress to unconstitutionally unseat president Nicolas Maduro. (archives)

Venezuela’s highest court ruled against an attempt by Congress to remove President Nicolas Maduro through Article 233 of the Constitution.

 

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