Venezuela opposition plans silent procession, road sit-ins - mySanAntonio.com

The opposition is looking to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro by taking to the streets, a day after hundreds were arrested in the biggest anti-government demonstrations in years. (April 20). Media: Associated Press. CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) ...

AP Omits Political Prisoners, Police Brutality in 'Economic' Unrest in Venezuela Story - Breitbart News

An Associated Press (AP) “explainer” on the wave of protests in Venezuela this month omits the socialist government's refusal to free prisoners of conscience, the rampant use of police brutality, and human rights violations against protesters in an ...

International Community Responds to Venezuela Protests as Gov't Calls for Dialogue - Venezuelanalysis.com

Caracas, April 20, 2017 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Countries across the globe responded to Venezuela's mass pro and anti-government marches Wednesday that left one National Guard sergeant dead and dozens wounded in the latest round of opposition ...

Venezuela Opposition Plans More Protests to Keep Pressure on President Maduro - TIME

Venezuela 's opposition renewed nationwide protests on Thursday to pressure President Nicolas Maduro to hold elections and improve a collapsing economy, and vowed to keep up pressure by staging three more protests in the next four days. Thursday's ...

Venezuela seizes General Motors plant amid antigovernment protests - Tribune-Review

A woman gestures at riot police during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas on April 20, 2017. AFP/Getty Images. A demonstrator clashes with the riot police during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, ...

Why Are Protests Rocking Venezuela Now? - Voice of America

Venezuela is in the midst of a violent protest movement that has resulted in eight deaths this month as the country's deeply unpopular socialist administration struggles to stay in power and a newly energized opposition calls for an immediate ...

The Latest: Latin America nations condemn Venezuela violence - FederalNewsRadio.com

The governments of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay are “energetically condemning” the violence in Venezuela and lamenting that international calls for the ongoing demonstrations to be peaceful have ...

Venezuela says Movistar sent mass messages calling for protests - The Star Online

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday he had ordered an investigation of mobile phone operator Movistar, a unit of Spain's Telefonica SA , for allegedly sending mass messages calling for protests against his leftist ...

'This country is dying of hunger': Venezuelans flood streets in 'mother of all marches' that leaves 3 dead - Business Insider

Venezuela riot protest flag batman Demonstrators rally during the so-called mother of all marches against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, April 19, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Veron. CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (Reuters) - Two ...

Venezuela Major Donor to Trump Inaugural - The Chosun Ilbo

President Nicolas Maduro may be struggling to feed Venezuela, but his socialist administration still managed to make a $500,000 donation to Donald Trump's inauguration, records released Wednesday show. Inaugural committee records filed with the ...

Venezuela opposition vows fresh protests after deadly violence - Daily Sabah

Opponents of the Venezuelan government vowed fresh huge protests yesterday, upping the ante in their bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro after a day of deadly clashes in the oil-rich but beleaguered nation. A 17-year-old boy and a 23-year-old woman ...

Protesters 'will paralyse nation' to stop Maduro - The Times (subscription)

A protester hurls a canister of tear gas back at the troops who fired it during a march in Caracas. One protester said there was “no escape” for President MaduroFernando Llano/Associated Press. Flor Mendez, a 52-year-old former nurse, wrapped a ...

As Venezuela's streets seethe, focus turns to role of military - Miami Herald

Venezuelans took to the streets again Thursday, braving tear gas, beatings and bloodshed as they try to force President Nicolás Maduro to hold elections in the crisis-riddled nation. But even as a growing number of people seem willing to put their ...

The Latest: Firearm in Paris attack compared to 'war weapon' - Livingston Enterprise

The Latest on the shootings of two police officers in Paris (all times local): 11:10 p.m. A French government spokesman says the assailant who opened fire on a Paris police van was armed with an automatic firearm akin to a "war weapon." Interior ...

GM quits Venezuela after government seizes its factory - Newser

A worker leaves the General Motors' plant in Valencia, Venezuela, Thursday, April 20, 2017. The company announced that it was shuttering operations in the country after authorities seized the factory on Wednesday. General Motors' announcement comes as ...

Venezuela: Large Protests Continue In Caracas, Elsewhere - STRATFOR

A second straight day of massive protests sponsored by Venezuela's main political opposition coalition, the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) took place in Caracas and elsewhere across the country on April 20, El Nacional reported. Demonstrations in ...

Venezuela: Protest is not a crime, it is a right - Independent Catholic News

"Civil and peaceful protest is not a crime. It is a right! Its control cannot be an excessive repression," says the statement of the Bishops' Conference of Venezuela published yesterday. Numerous demonstrations were held in the capital and in different ...

Crisis-ridden Venezuela gave $500K to Trump inauguration - Gant Daily

But its state-run oil company — through a subsidiary — donated $500,000 to President Trump's inauguration committee on December 22, 2016. That equals what Pepsi, Verizon and Walmart donated combined, according to Federal Election Commission ...

Protesters Sing as Smoke Fills Caracas Streets - Yahoo News

Protesters in the streets of Caracas, Venezuela, sang and threw tear gas canisters back at police as they faced a cloud of smoke and gas on April 20. Demonstrations resumed on Thursday following large-scale protests the previous day in which at least ...

Caracas on Knife-Edge as Maduro Protesters Erect Barricades - Bloomberg

Demonstrators clash with the riot police during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 20, 2017. Photographer: FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images. Caracas faced another tense day after massive protests ...