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By Edition On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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Warnings of attack on Venezuelan opposition leader came days before beating

CARACAS - Venezuelan opposition leader María Corina Machado, attacked with clubs and rocks Wednesday by pro-government thugs, is the most recent target of an increasingly desperate Nicolas Maduro regime because More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Opposition wants annual accounts MDPT

WILLEMSTAD - The opposition parties in Parliament have not yet received the annual accounts from the Multi-disciplinary Project Team (MDPT) which is in charge of the modernization of the oil refinery and finding More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
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Venezuela releases 80 anti-government activists

CARACAS - The Venezuelan government says it is releasing 80 people detained during demonstrations as a Christmas goodwill gesture. By Sunday morning 36 prisoners had been released, a local NGO said. About 150 further More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Venezuela opposition banned from running in 2018 election

CARACAS - Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro, says the country’s main opposition parties are banned from taking part in next year’s presidential election. He said only parties which took part in Sunday’s More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Bahamas government wants to increase parliamentarians’ salaries but the opposition says no

NASSAU - The Dr Hubert Minnis administration will get no support from the Opposition Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) in its move to hike the salaries of members of Parliament. About five months after making sweeping More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Venezuela’s opposition suffers ‘deep political crisis’

CARACAS - Venezuela’s opposition is facing a “deep political crisis”, analysts say, as fractures within the coalition have emerged following the surprise loss in this month’s regional elections. Four out More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Venezuela socialists win governor seats amid fraud claims

CARACAS - Electoral authorities in Venezuela say the governing Socialist Party has won 17 of 23 state governorships in a crushing victory. President Nicolás Maduro hailed it as a victory for Chavismo, his party's More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Venezuela opposition leaders arrested

CARACAS - The top United Nations human rights official on Tuesday expressed deep concern about the detention of two opposition leaders by Venezuelan authorities after Sunday's elections for a Constituent Assembly More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Venezuela opposition warns of stepped-up action, beginning with national strike

CARACAS - Venezuela’s opposition has called for a 24-hour national strike on Thursday in protest against President Nicolás Maduro’s plans for a new constituent assembly that would have the power to scrap the More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
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Venezuela death toll rises over another bloody weekend

There have been almost daily protests that have left several dead. CARACAS — Carnage continued to rage over the weekend in Venezuela as the death toll rose to at least 60 people in continuing anti-government protests More...