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Marchers, Mayors Defy Venezuelan Government

By Mery Mogollon and Chris Kraul, Los Angeles Times CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s government and opposition marchers were headed for a showdown Wednesday while several Caracas borough mayors defied a supreme court order that they clear barricades in parts of the capital where demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro have now entered a second month. Opponents […]

March 12, 2014

Deadly Violence Returns To Ukrainian Capital After Amnesty Fails

By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times MOSCOW — An amnesty agreement that brought relative calm to the capital of Ukraine in recent days collapsed Tuesday in a surge of new confrontations between police and anti-government protesters that reportedly killed three and returned the city to a state of siege. Opposition political leaders angered by […]

February 18, 2014