VENEZUELA: 3 more protesters feared dead during demonstrations

The on-going protests against the presidency of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela has witnessed the killing of three more people who took to the streets in wealthy eastern Caracas amid a tropical downpour Thursday to support the protest movement. The death of the three victims are coming a day after two under aged protesters were shot…

Two under aged protesters shot dead in Venezuela

Two under aged protesters have been shot dead by local police in Venezuela following growing unrest and demonstrations in the South American country ignited by deepening political and economic crisis. One of the victims according to reports is a 14-year-old who was shot dead alongside another in the western city of Barquisimeto on Tuesday night….

Crowd pelt Venezuela’s President’s convoy with eggs, stones at parade

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s convoy was pelted with objects by members of a crowd at a military parade, reports published on Wednesday revealed. The incident occurred at San Felix, a town in the southern Bolivar region, during a military parade held upon Maduro’s return from a trip to Cuba. A live television broadcast of the……

Venezuela’s opposition leader banned from running for Presidency for 15-yrs

Henrique Capriles, the opposition leader in Venezuela has been banned by authorities from running for Presidency for the next 15-years. However, Capriles has rejected the ruling that would prevent him from challenging President Nicolas Maduro in the 2018 polls. While reading from excerpts of the comptroller general’s order at a rally on Friday night, he…

Protests begin, foreign pressure mounts on Venezuela’s Maduro

Venezuela’s opposition protests began and foreign pressure mounted on Friday over a court takeover of Congress that many viewed as a lurch into dictatorship by a leftist government grappling with a plunge in popularity. “We will not accept usurpation by the Supreme Court”, said a student group in Caracas marching to the nation’s top tribunal……

One cop killed, 20 injured as violent protests continue in Venezuela

Violent protests have continued across Venezuela with demonstrators calling for the removal of President Nicolas Maduro after last week’s suspension of a push for a referendum to remove him. Venezuela’s opposition has ramped up its tactics in recent days as nationwide protests continue when a policeman was shot dead and at least 20 people were…