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The region cannot just stand by as Venezuela veers toward civil war - Washington Post;

The region cannot just stand by as Venezuela veers toward civil war - Washington Post

Washington PostThe region cannot just stand by as Venezuela veers toward civil warWashington PostVENEZUELA'S POLITICAL and humanitarian crisis, which has long been desperate and deadly, this week tipped toward the surreal. On Tuesday, a helicopter swooped over the Supreme Court and interior ministry, dropping grenades and firing shots; ...and more »

Fake News Is Threatening Democracy In Venezuela - HuffPost;

Fake News Is Threatening Democracy In Venezuela - HuffPost

HuffPostFake News Is Threatening Democracy In VenezuelaHuffPost“When you are at the climax of polarization, the truth is seen as a betrayal.” 06/30/2017 07:11 pm ET | Updated 23 minutes ago. Anadolu Agency via Getty Images. In Caracas, so much is an illusion.and more »

The Latest: Venezuela leader promotes investigated officer - San Francisco Chronicle;

The Latest: Venezuela leader promotes investigated officer - San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleThe Latest: Venezuela leader promotes investigated officerSan Francisco ChronicleBolivarian National Police fire on anti-government demonstrators as they ride their motorcycles during clashes in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, June 29, 2017. Demonstrators are taking the the streets after ... more. Photo: Fernando Llano, AP. Image 2 of 4.and more »

Venezuela crisis deepens after 'Chopper Coupster' - Toronto Star;

Venezuela crisis deepens after 'Chopper Coupster' - Toronto Star

Toronto StarVenezuela crisis deepens after 'Chopper Coupster'Toronto Star'A nation is fighting for dignity' as violence intensifies and President Nicolas Maduro eyes a power grab in the South American country. Bolivarian National Police ride their motorcycles during clashes with anti-government demosntrators, in Caracas, ...and more »

Over 60 students detained in Venezuela protest: leader - Digital Journal (press release);

Over 60 students detained in Venezuela protest: leader - Digital Journal (press release)

Digital Journal (press release)Over 60 students detained in Venezuela protest: leaderDigital Journal (press release)Police arrested 62 students during some of the latest in three months of anti-government protests, a student leader said Friday. About half them were detained when trying to march to offices of the electoral authority in Caracas on Thursday, said ...and more »

Opposition decries detention of Venezuelan students in truck - Philippine Star;

Opposition decries detention of Venezuelan students in truck - Philippine Star

Philippine StarOpposition decries detention of Venezuelan students in truckPhilippine StarA masked demonstrator stands in front of a smoking pile of burning trash, used as a street barricade, during anti-government protests in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, June 29, 2017. Venezuela's renegade chief prosecutor charged the former head of the ...and more »

Venezuelan former national head charged - Leicester Post;

Venezuelan former national head charged - Leicester Post

Leicester PostVenezuelan former national head chargedLeicester PostMaduro said Perez used to fly for his former interior minister, Miguel Rodriguez Torres, whom he accused of working for the Central Intelligence Agency. Benavides was removed from his post last week after his troops were captured on film firing ...and more »

Venezuela's Descent in Pictures - U.S. News & World Report;

Venezuela's Descent in Pictures - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportVenezuela's Descent in PicturesU.S. News & World ReportJune 29, 2017 | A protester sits in front of an improvised barricade during a protest against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, the nation's capital. Maduro has been in power since April of 2013 and presents himself as an heir to Hugo ...and more »

Venezuela continues hunt for 'rogue attackers' - Buenos Aires Herald;

Venezuela continues hunt for 'rogue attackers' - Buenos Aires Herald

Buenos Aires HeraldVenezuela continues hunt for 'rogue attackers'Buenos Aires HeraldA security officer of the Supreme Court shows an image of a type of grenade in Caracas on Thursday, which President Nicolás Maduro's government say rogue policemen used to attack the Supreme Court and Interior Ministry after hijacking a helicopter.and more »

Venezuela's ex-National Guard chief to be questioned on human rights - ClickLancashire;

Venezuela's ex-National Guard chief to be questioned on human rights - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireVenezuela's ex-National Guard chief to be questioned on human rightsClickLancashireIn the aftermath of the helicopter attack against the Venezuelan Supreme Court, countries around the world have expressed their solidarity with Venezuela by condemning the acts that the Bolivarian government has described as "terrorist". According to ...and more »

The Latest: Venezuela intelligence chief summoned - KSL.com

The Latest: Venezuela intelligence chief summonedKSL.comThe head of Venezuela's intelligence agency is being summoned to court on suspicion of committing grave and systemic human rights violations. Chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega Diaz's office says it is investigating cases of arbitrary raids, illegitimate ...and more »

The Latest: Venezuela opposition urges more protests - West Plains Daily Quill

The Latest: Venezuela opposition urges more protestsWest Plains Daily QuillOpposition leaders are asking Venezuelans to step up their participation in street protests in advance of President Nicolas Maduro's constitutional rewrite. Leaders of the Democratic Unity coalition say they are recruiting Venezuelans to join ...and more »

Venezuela: Helicopter Attack as Opposition Steps up Campaign to Overthrow Maduro - Venezuelanalysis.com;

Venezuela: Helicopter Attack as Opposition Steps up Campaign to Overthrow Maduro - Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuelanalysis.comVenezuela: Helicopter Attack as Opposition Steps up Campaign to Overthrow MaduroVenezuelanalysis.comThings in Venezuela are changing by the day, sometimes by the hour. Yesterday, June 27, a police officer commandeered a helicopter and attacked the buildings of the Ministry of Interior and Justice and the Supreme Court of Justice, at the same time ...and more »

Venezuela's defiant chief prosecutor requests protection - San Francisco Chronicle;

Venezuela's defiant chief prosecutor requests protection - San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleVenezuela's defiant chief prosecutor requests protectionSan Francisco ChronicleDemonstrators look back during protests in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, June 29, 2017. Demonstrators are taking the the streets after three months of continued protests that has seen the country's chief ... more. Photo: Ariana Cubillos, AP. Image 2 of 4.and more »

Venezuela's Supreme Court Orders Travel Ban, Asset Freeze Against Attorney General - Venezuelanalysis.com;

Venezuela's Supreme Court Orders Travel Ban, Asset Freeze Against Attorney General - Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuelanalysis.comVenezuela's Supreme Court Orders Travel Ban, Asset Freeze Against Attorney GeneralVenezuelanalysis.comCaracas, June 30, 2017 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuela's Supreme Court ordered a travel ban and asset freeze against Attorney General Luisa Ortega Wednesday over allegations that she has overstepped her constitutional powers. Issued by the ...and more »

Government of Curaçao monitoring the situation in Venezuela - Curacao Chronicle;

Government of Curaçao monitoring the situation in Venezuela - Curacao Chronicle

Curacao ChronicleGovernment of Curaçao monitoring the situation in VenezuelaCuracao ChronicleRhuggenaath2 WILLEMSTAD - For some time now there have been indications that there could be a civil war in the South American country of Venezuela. Several resistance groups from inside the country have been calling resist everything that has to do ...and more »

Venezuela bans Attorney General from leaving country; UN rights office voices concern - UN News Centre;

Venezuela bans Attorney General from leaving country; UN rights office voices concern - UN News Centre

UN News CentreVenezuela bans Attorney General from leaving country; UN rights office voices concernUN News Centre30 June 2017 – Amid the ongoing violence in Venezuela, the United Nations human rights office today expressed concern about a decision by the Supreme Court to null the appointment of the Attorney General, freeze her assets and ban her from leaving the ...and more »

Venezuela's shield-bearing protesters inspired by Ukraine's revolt - AOL;

Venezuela's shield-bearing protesters inspired by Ukraine's revolt - AOL

AOLVenezuela's shield-bearing protesters inspired by Ukraine's revoltAOLCARACAS (Reuters) - Drawing inspiration from Ukraine's 2013-14 revolt, Venezuela's young protesters are donning Viking-like shields in battles with security forces and eagerly watching a film on the Kiev uprising. Foes of Venezuelan socialist President ...and more »

Face of the Venezuela crisis: Helicopter attacks, alleged coup and clash of powers - Fox News;

Face of the Venezuela crisis: Helicopter attacks, alleged coup and clash of powers - Fox News

Fox NewsFace of the Venezuela crisis: Helicopter attacks, alleged coup and clash of powersFox NewsThe political crisis in Venezuela intensified this week when President Nicolas Maduro warned of an alleged "American intervention," a police helicopter attacked the country's highest court with grenades and more young people died in protests against ...and more »

Why one man's bizarre attack on the government is reverberating in Caracas - Washington Post;

Why one man's bizarre attack on the government is reverberating in Caracas - Washington Post

Washington PostWhy one man's bizarre attack on the government is reverberating in CaracasWashington PostDaniel Lansberg-Rodríguez is an adjunct lecturer at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and consults on Latin American geopolitics. Venezuelans have long since become accustomed to the unexpected, but what happened in ...and more »