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US Intervention in Venezuela "Could be Inevitable," Says Opposition Politician

Former Chacao mayor Ramon Muchacho speaks to CNN on August 14. The lower third reads, “Muchacho: the military alternative coul

A prominent Venezuelan opposition politician has warned US military action to topple the Maduro administration is now almost guaranteed.

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Venezuelan Opposition Faces Internal Split

Vente Venezuela head Maria Machado has condemned the opposition for agreeing to run candidates in the December 10 regional elect

Venezuela’s opposition’s internal strife spilled over Thursday, when a prominent far right party announced plans to split over an election boycott.

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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 Leaders Returned to House Arrest

Lilian Tintori and Leopoldo Lopez speaking from their home on July 17. (Reuters)

The wife of the Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez says he has been returned to house arrest, while Antonio Ledezma once again arrived home on Friday.

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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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Strange Fruit: Venezuela has an Opposition that Nobody Should Support

Orlando Figuera was set alight in Altamira on May 20. (archives)

Chris Gilbert addresses the racism and white supremacy of the Venezuelan opposition, in light of recent burnings and lynchings against Black and Brown Venezuelans accused of being "Chavistas" or "thieves" by opposition militants.

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Venezuela: 7 Dead in 48-Hour Opposition Strike as UN Calls to Respect ANC Vote

An opposition barricade blocks a Caracas highway on Friday morning. (Reuters)

The United Nations made a call Friday for Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly (ANC) elections to be respected following two days of violent unrest that claimed seven lives across the South American country.

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International Electoral Observers Report Irregularities with Opposition Plebiscite

Opposition supporters vote in the opposition plebiscite on July 16th. (Courtesy/Carlos de Mesa Gisbert)

The opposition electoral commission concluded that the secret ballot had not been guaranteed, while some voters may have cast multiple votes. 

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Opposition Mayor Sentenced to Jail Time for Violating Supreme Court Order

Gustavo Marcano, mayor for Lecheria, Anzoátegui state. (Lecheria.gov.ve)

Gustavo Marcano has been removed from his position and will face 15 months jail time for failing to adhere to a Supreme Court order to clear roads blocked by opposition supporters.

 

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Venezuela Divided Over Opposition’s General Strike

Venezuela's opposition says millions of workers have joined their 24 hour general strike, though life continued as usual Th
Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide claimed victory Thursday, after an opposition strike threatened to paralyse the country.

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