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By Edition On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Venezuela’s ousted prosecutor accuses Maduro of corruption

BRASILIA - Venezuela's recently ousted chief prosecutor on Wednesday accused President Nicolas Maduro of participating in acts of corruption, saying she would turn over proof that would help other countries prosecute. Luisa More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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Colombia offers asylum to ousted Venezuela prosecutor

BOGOTA - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday offered asylum to Venezuela’s ousted chief prosecutor, who fled to the country last week. Luisa Ortega arrived in Colombia on Friday with her husband More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
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Venezuela’s dissident state prosecutor expects to be fired

CARACAS - Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court heard a petition on Tuesday to remove dissident state prosecutor Luisa Ortega, who was expecting the ax after alleging rights abuses and erosion of democracy More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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Venezuela’s embattled Chief Prosecutor asks for protection as rift with government deepens

CARACAS - Friction between Venezuela’s chief prosecutor and President Nicolas Maduro’s administration has been intensifying since she challenged a Supreme Court decision in late March that dissolved the opposition-controlled More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 30th, 2017
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Venezuela’s former National Guard chief charged, street clashes continue

CARACAS - Venezuela’s Attorney General Luisa Ortega on Thursday announced charges against the former head of the national guard, accusing him of systematic human rights violations during sometimes deadly anti-government More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Venezuela Chief Prosecutor becomes opposition hero after breaking ranks with government

CARACAS - Venezuela’s chief prosecutor has gone from zero to hero in the eyes of the opposition after breaking ranks with the government of President Nicolas Maduro over his efforts to consolidate power. Venezuela’s More...