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

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

mySanAntonio.comVenezuela opposition plans silent procession, road sit-insmySanAntonio.comThe 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) ...and more »

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

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

Breitbart NewsAP Omits Political Prisoners, Police Brutality in 'Economic' Unrest in Venezuela StoryBreitbart NewsAn 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 ...and more »

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

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

Venezuelanalysis.comInternational Community Responds to Venezuela Protests as Gov't Calls for DialogueVenezuelanalysis.comCaracas, 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 ...and more »

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

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

TIMEVenezuela Opposition Plans More Protests to Keep Pressure on President MaduroTIMEVenezuela '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 ...and more »

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

Venezuela seizes General Motors plant amid antigovernment protestsTribune-ReviewA 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, ...and more »

Why Are Protests Rocking Venezuela Now? - Voice of America;

Why Are Protests Rocking Venezuela Now? - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaWhy Are Protests Rocking Venezuela Now?Voice of AmericaVenezuela 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 ...and more »

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

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

FederalNewsRadio.comThe Latest: Latin America nations condemn Venezuela violenceFederalNewsRadio.comThe 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 ...and more »

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

Venezuela says Movistar sent mass messages calling for protestsThe Star OnlineCARACAS (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 ...and more »

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

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

Business Insider'This country is dying of hunger': Venezuelans flood streets in 'mother of all marches' that leaves 3 deadBusiness InsiderVenezuela 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 ...and more »

Venezuela Major Donor to Trump Inaugural - The Chosun Ilbo;

Venezuela Major Donor to Trump Inaugural - The Chosun Ilbo

The Chosun IlboVenezuela Major Donor to Trump InauguralThe Chosun IlboPresident 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 ...and more »

Venezuela opposition vows fresh protests after deadly violence - Daily Sabah

Venezuela opposition vows fresh protests after deadly violenceDaily SabahOpponents 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Times (subscription)Protesters 'will paralyse nation' to stop MaduroThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Miami HeraldAs Venezuela's streets seethe, focus turns to role of militaryMiami HeraldVenezuelans 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 ...and more »

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

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

Livingston EnterpriseThe Latest: Firearm in Paris attack compared to 'war weapon'Livingston EnterpriseThe 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 ...and more »

GM quits Venezuela after government seizes its factory - Newser;

GM quits Venezuela after government seizes its factory - Newser

NewserGM quits Venezuela after government seizes its factoryNewserA 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 ...and more »

Venezuela: Large Protests Continue In Caracas, Elsewhere - STRATFOR

Venezuela: Large Protests Continue In Caracas, ElsewhereSTRATFORA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Independent Catholic NewsVenezuela: Protest is not a crime, it is a rightIndependent 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 ...and more »

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

Crisis-ridden Venezuela gave $500K to Trump inaugurationGant DailyBut 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 ...and more »

Protesters Sing as Smoke Fills Caracas Streets - Yahoo News;

Protesters Sing as Smoke Fills Caracas Streets - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsProtesters Sing as Smoke Fills Caracas StreetsYahoo NewsProtesters 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 ...and more »

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

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

BloombergCaracas on Knife-Edge as Maduro Protesters Erect BarricadesBloombergDemonstrators 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 ...and more »