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Triumphant Venezuela Opposition Looks To Boost Economy, Free Prisoners

The opposition party wants to pass an amnesty law for jailed opponents of President Nicolas Maduro, when the new assembly begins work on Jan. 5.

December 7, 2015
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As Cuba And U.S. Mend Ties Will Venezuela Follow Their Lead?

President Obama’s agreement with Cuba has put Caracas in a bind.

December 19, 2014

Venezuela’s Troubled Times: Maduro’s First Year In Power

By Jim Wyss, The Miami Herald BOGOTA, Colombia — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro often says he never wanted the country’s top job. Instead, the 51-year-old former union organizer and transportation worker says he’s simply following the orders of the late President Hugo Chavez, who asked him to carry on the Bolivarian Revolution. The last 12 months […]

April 18, 2014

Venezuelan Officials And Opposition To Meet After Weeks Of Protests

By Mery Mogollon and Chris Kraul, Los Angeles Times CARACAS, Venezuela — The first face-to-face meeting between Venezuela’s government and the political opposition since violent protests erupted in February are scheduled to start late Thursday, with the proceedings mediated by three Latin American foreign ministers and broadcast nationwide. Though participants for each side have not been […]

April 10, 2014

Venezuela Pursues Second Opposition Figure

Caracas (AFP) – Venezuelan authorities issued an arrest warrant for a second opposition figure, ramping up the pressure on protesters who have staged nationwide rallies this month in the biggest threat to President Nicolas Maduro since he came to power. Near-daily demonstrations have seen dueling pro- and anti-government protesters face off in sometimes violent confrontations […]

February 28, 2014