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Three National Guard Officials Arrested After Fatal Shooting of Protester

Three GNB sergeants will be charged for their responsibility in the death of a protester this past Monday. (Aporrea)

Three Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) soldiers have been arrested following the fatal shooting of an anti-government protester in Caracas this past Monday.

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One Police Officer Killed, Four Soldiers Wounded in Ongoing Opposition Protests

Local police supervisor Douglas Acevedo Sánchez was gunned down in Merida Tuesday. (Telesur)

A police officer in Merida was reportedly shot dead, while four national guard soldiers were wounded in Caracas. 

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Venezuelan Supreme Court Torched as Jailed Opposition Leader Urges Coup

The Supreme Court’s Executive Magistracy (DEM) in Chacao was also attacked for the fourth time in 70 days on Monday, leading t

Venezuela’s Housing Ministry and Supreme Court executive office were attacked Monday as jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez called on the country’s armed forces to “rebel” against the Maduro government.

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Abby Martin: World Ignores Opposition Violence at Venezuela Protests

Abby Martin. (screenshot)

Renowned journalist Abby Martin talks to The Real News about her recent time in Venezuela, where she became the target of a rightwing harassment campaign for covering the opposition's violent actions in the country's ongoing unrest. 

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Leopoldo Lopez Meets with Spain’s Zapatero, Calls for More Protests

Right-wing politician Leopoldo Lopez took to Twitter to call for more unrest Saturday after meeting with former Spanish presiden

Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez released a video on Twitter calling for more protests Saturday, amid raging civil unrest that has cost 73 lives to date. 

 

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Venezuelan Man Burned Alive Dies as Death Toll Tops 73

Orlando Figuera was burned alive by opposition demonstrators who took him for a government supporter. (AFP)

A Venezuelan man burned alive by opposition protesters has died of his injuries as anti-government unrest claimed two more lives over the weekend. 

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Judge Linked to Leopoldo Lopez Trial Shot Dead in Venezuela

Nelson Antonio Moncada Gomez (L) was killed Wednesday, in what authorities suspect may have been a political assassination. (MPP

A judge involved in the sentencing of a prominent Venezuelan politician has been killed under mysterious circumstances, authorities announced Thursday.

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Jorge Martín: “The Venezuelan Opposition Does Not Want Democracy or Elections” (Pt. I)

Venezuelan opposition protesters incinerate a truck as part of an anti-government barricade in Caracas on May 26. (Carlos Garcí

Venezuela's violent opposition protests may be losing steam amid their failure to overthrow the elected Maduro government, argues Jorge Martín. 

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Right-Wing Terrorism in Venezuela

Fifty-four public buses were torched in Ciudad Guyana on May 22. (@TransBolivar)

Washington has given the green light to opposition political violence aimed at regime change "without delay" in Venezuela. 

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Venezuelan Opposition Threatens Goldman Sachs over $2.8bn Bond Deal

National Assembly head Julio Borges has threatened the Wall Street bank with non-payment. (Archive)

Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly has threatened not to pay US $2.8 billion in PDVSA bonds purchased by Goldman Sachs through a third party broker this week.

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