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Venezuela’s Supreme Court Admits Legal Request to Impeach Attorney General

Legislator for the United Socialist Party of Venezuela, Pedro Carreño, filed the challenge against Ortega last Friday. (AVN)

The Supreme Court has officially accepted a legal request filed by Venezuelan legislator Pedro Carreño, asking the body to assess the possibility of bringing impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Luisa Ortega.

 

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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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Trump: ‘We Will do Whatever is Necessary’ to ‘Fix’ Venezuela

US President Donald Trump says he will work with Colombia to "fix" Venezuela. (Gage Skidmore/CC)
US President Donald Trump said Thursday he would work with Colombia to “fix” Venezuela, as he slapped Caracas with new sanctions.

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Authoritarianism in Venezuela? A Reply to Gabriel Hetland

Venezuelan opposition protesters burn a National Bolivarian Police motorcycle at an anti-government barricade in the affluent ea

Hetland recycles status quo liberal critiques of the Bolivarian Revolution ignoring grassroots support for Maduro, argues the VA team. 

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Venezuelan Opposition Erupts in Violent Protests over Capriles Office Ban

Anti-government demonstrators clash with authorities on Liberator Avenue in central Caracas. (AFP)

Anti-government demonstrators took to the streets of Caracas in violent protests Saturday following the announcement of a 15-year office ban on leading opposition leader Henrique Capriles. 

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Women defend Venezuela against OAS Aggression

Women's Anti-Imperialist Trial against aggressiones from the OAS

Venezuelan women present during anti-imperialist rally give their opinions on the position of Luis Almagro and the OAS, and the Supreme Court's decision to hold the National Assembly in contempt.

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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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Venezuela and Bolivia Condemn “Coup” at OAS

Honduran OAS ambassador Leonidas Rosa Bautista (right) acted as "interim president" in what was widely denounced as an

Caracas and La Paz condemned a "coup" in the OAS after 15 member-states approved a resolution on Venezuela in violation of internal norms. 

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Venezuela Denounces “Serious Altercation of Constitutional Order” at OAS

Venezuelan OAS representative Samuel Moncada denounced a "coup" at the OAS. (@vencancilleria)

Venezuela blasted several right-wing governments' "usurpation" of the OAS Permanent Council Presidency to push through an interventionist resolution on Monday afternoon. 

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