While President Nicolas Maduro struggles to live up to his legacy
At least 17 people have died in clashes between security forces and pro- and anti-government demonstrators.
An estimated 150 people have been injured during the protests over the last two weeks
Venezuela has been rocked by three weeks of mass student protests, but it’s unlikely they’ll be able to unseat the country’s entrenched regime
Demonstrations – including violent clashes between protesters and police – against the government of President Nicolas Maduro continue in Caracas
Most serious charges dropped against opposition leader, but he still faces 10 years in prison
(CARACAS, Venezuela) — After spending the night in a military jail, Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez waited to learn Wednesday if he will be charged for violence that has erupted during protests that have revitalized challenges to 15 years of socialist rule in the oil-rich nation.
Lopez was due to appear before a judge in …
(CARACAS, Venezuela) — Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez re-emerged from days of hiding to address an anti-government demonstration and then surrendered to authorities Tuesday in a move that he said will open the world’s eyes to the increasingly authoritarian bent of Venezuela’s socialist government.
Speaking to some 5,000 supporters …
Consular officials accused of conspiring with opposition protesters
(CARACAS, Venezuela) — Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, the target of a Venezuelan police manhunt for allegedly inciting violence at anti-government protests that ended with three deaths, said Sunday that he will surrender himself after staging one more demonstration.
In a video shot in an undisclosed location, Lopez said he didn’t …
Venezuelan authorities sought on Thursday to arrest an opposition leader in the wake of violent anti-government protests that left three people dead and nearly two dozen injured. It was the worst unrest since President Nicolas …
An initially peaceful protest turned deadly as pro-government vigilantes opened fire on student demonstrations against the President
The socialist Venezuela propels those with contacts and currency to the one-percent