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Venezuela’s former intel chief was ‘CIA mole’: Maduro

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says his former intelligence chief, who joined opposition figure Juan Guaido during a recent coup attempt, was a “mole” recruited by the CIA to overthrow his government. This handout photo released by Miraflores Presidential palace press office shows Venezuela’s President Nicolas...

Venezuela’s Maduro mocks Trump; vows to never surrender

Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro vowed to defend the nation’s independence with his life during a speech before thousands of supporters Saturday in Caracas, calling the opposition against him a “small group of dummies” who “can’t think for themselves.” Supporters of Nicolas Maduro cheer during a...

Daniel Ortega Assures Nicaragua Is Returning To Normal After Months Of Unrest

President Daniel Ortega said that Nicaragua is returning to normal after three months of protests that paralyzed the country and hit the economy, during an interview with CNN en Español aired on Monday. President Daniel Ortega does not accept that the marjority of Nicaraguans want...

Opposition Wants ‘National Front’ to Protect Venezuelans’ Rights

enezuela’s opposition will present a nationwide front to protect people’s rights, its negotiator Julio Borges said Thursday after talks with the government collapsed. “We are beginning a series of meetings with political parties and opposition sectors to create a big national front representing the Venezuelan...

Venezuela Plebiscite: What is being Voted?

TODAY VENEZUELA – Venezuela’s opposition have organized a nationwide referendum on Sunday, July 16, which is being held outside of the official electoral system, to reject the Constitutional Assembly being pushed forward by President Nicolas Maduro, who is looking to rewrite the Constitution promoted...

In photos: clashes between officials and protesters this Wednesday

TODAY VENEZUELA – The Venezuelan opposition, on Wednesday, June 14, held a new “stand” that left at least 28 injured, including a legislator, in the protests against the government of President Nicolás Maduro. In turn, Maduro again accused the opposition of being responsible for the...

Venezuela ministry takes over police in opposition state

Capriles urged Miranda’s police to disobey any orders that violated the constitution. Venezuela’s interior ministry has taken control of the police force in the opposition-controlled state of Miranda. The ministry accused Miranda’s police of human rights violations and involvement in criminal networks. The state, governed by the...

Venezuela on edge as violent protests continue

Opposition Deputy Carlos Paparoni is hit by a jet of water during riots at a march to the state ombudsman’s office in Caracas, Venezuela on May 29, 2017. TODAY VENEZUELA – Anti-Maduro protests surge in Caracas as members from the 34-nation Organization of American States...

Venezuelan Dictatorship Arrests Thousands after 7 Weeks of Protests

Opposition leader, Henrique Capriles Radonski, who serves as Governor of the state of Miranda The death toll and causality count have been mounting at an alarming speed in Venezuela, as protests continue past the 50-day mark, and dictator Nicolás Maduro intensifies attempts to repress public...

Inside Venezuela’s anti-government protests

María Alvarez says she has been taking part in marches since 2002 Venezuelans angry with the government of President Nicolas Maduro have been taking to the streets almost daily since the beginning of April. Despite dozens of people being killed in protest-related violence, the demonstrations...

Your Guide to Understanding Protest Deaths in Venezuela

Opposition supporters clash with security forces during a rally against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Marco Bello TODAY VENEZUELA – Headlines about ongoing violence in Venezuela are practically inescapable, with over three dozen people dead since opposition-led protests aimed at...

Trump Holds Secret Meeting With Former Colombian Presidents

Doubts remain regarding Donald Trump’s meeting with former Colombian presidents Andres Pastrana and Alvaro Uribe (Flickr). TODAY COLOMBIA  (Bogota) President Donald Trump quietly met a pair of former Colombian presidents last weekend at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, thrusting his administration into an ugly power...

Weakness Permits Advance of Venezuelan Dictatorship, Says Leopoldo Lopez

In the wake of decisions by the electoral authorities to postpone elections, the Venezuelan opposition has taken to the streets today (El Diario de Guayana).TODAY VENEZUELA / Opposition politician and political prisoner Leopoldo López asked Venezuelans to overcome despair and fear and invited them...

Opposition Bloc Takes Control of Legislature

QCOSTARICA - The ability of the government to approve new taxes, in vitro fertilization (IVF) and gay marriages in this second year was diluted with the election PUSC legislator Rafael Ortiz to chair the Legislative Assembly for the 2015-2016 session. With Ortiz, the government and...

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