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Military Base Attacked in Venezuela, Two Dead

Captain Caguaripano circulated video with civilians in military uniforms

The 41st Armored Brigade of Fort Paramacay in Carabobo State was attacked by civilians and ex-military officials in the early hours of Sunday morning as part of an unsuccessful attempt to provoke a military rebellion, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has confirmed. 

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Venezuelan Opposition, Business Lobby to Boycott Constituent Assembly

Miranda Governor Henrique Capriles announced the Venezuelan opposition’s decision to boycott the constituent assembly on Sunda

The Venezuelan opposition and the country’s largest business lobby have rejected an invitation to participate in the process of convoking a national constituent assembly unveiled by the Maduro government.

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VA EXCLUSIVE REPORT - Ali Primera Residents Speak Out on Murder of 14 Year Old Boy in Opposition Violence

Residents protest Principal's killing. (screenshot)

The government built Gran Misión Venezuela housing project, Alí Primera, located to the north of Barquisimeto in the state of Lara, was in mourning this past Wednesday, April 12th, after the announcement of the death of 14 year old boy, Brayan Principal Gimenez, who was shot the previous night by bullets coming from a violent protest led by opposition members in the adjacent private communities, Yucatán and Hacienda Yucatán.

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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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Chavistas and Opposition Forces March on Caracas amid Clashes

Opposition protesters attack Venezuelan security personnel on Liberator Avenue in Caracas, April 4, 2017. (AVN)

Chavistas and opposition supporters took to the streets of the capital this week as international pressure mounts against the Venezuelan government. 

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Venezuelan Authorities Capture Opposition Politician Transporting Military Armaments

Opposition City Councilman Jose Vicente Garcia with confiscated grenades and military vests (Twitter/@VielmaEsTachira)

Venezuelan authorities arrested opposition city councilman Jose Vicente Garcia in San Cristobal Tuesday for alleged possession of grenades and military vests.

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A History of Violence

An opposition protest in Caracas, Venezuela in 2014 (Carlos Díaz/Flickr).

What mainstream accounts of Venezuela’s “peaceful” opposition leave out.

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Bolivarian Government Issues Arrest Warrant for Opposition Leader

Lestor Toledo, opposition leader with the Popular Will (VP) party in Zulia state (RunRun).

The Venezuelan government issued an arrest warrant this week against Lester Toledo for allegedly “financing terrorism” ahead of September 1st opposition marches.

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Is Venezuela on the Verge of a Another Coup?

Thousands of Venezuelans mobilized in Caracas this weekend to voice their support for the Bolivarian Process (teleSUR).

The country’s political opposition has called for widespread national and international protests against the Maduro government for September 1st. International media signals that a coup is underway. But, what do Venezuelans have to say?

 

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Opposition Activist Arrested with Explosives Equipment

Opposition activist Yon Goicoechea was arrested on Monday (VTV).

The Venezuelan government has confirmed that security forces have arrested US prize winning activist Yon Goicoechea with explosives equipment ahead of opposition marches scheduled for September 1st.

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