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Venezuela: Repression taken into people’s living rooms

Amnesty International Release The Venezuelan authorities have expanded their arsenal of repressive tactics by launching a vicious campaign of illegal home raids on citizens suspected of dissent, Amnesty International said in a new investigation published […]

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CARICOM Reaches Out To Help Venezuela

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Chairman, Grenadian Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell is expected to make fresh overtures to Venezuela’s political leaders as the Spanish–speaking Caribbean country remains crippled by violent protests. The move got the blessing […]

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Venezuela claims 41.5% turnout in violent assembly vote

Turnout in Venezuela’s controversial election for a constituent assembly was 41.5%, the electoral commission says. Just over eight million people voted, commission president Tibisay Lucena told a news conference. Sunday’s election was marred by violence, […]

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Venezuela Deployed In Campaign For Constituent Assembly

In mass events as well as in a direct house-to-house, street-by-street and community-by-community campaign, more than 6,000 candidates are deployed throughout Venezuela, presenting their proposals for the election which next Sunday, July 30th will select […]

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US Announces New Sanctions on Venezuela

The U.S. Treasury Department announced new sanctions on 13 senior officials of Venezuela’s government Wednesday. “As President Trump has made clear, the United States will not ignore the Maduro regime’s ongoing efforts to undermine democracy, […]

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Caricom Condemns Violence, Urge Dialogue in Venezuela

At the opening of the Heads of Government meeting of the Caribbean Community, Caricom, the organisation’s President called for a common stance on Venezuela and reaffirmed that the only real solution to the country’s political woes […]

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Venezuela National Assembly stormed by Maduro supporters

Dozens of government supporters have burst into Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly, injuring several lawmakers and journalists. Witnesses said the fracas came after an assembly session to mark the country’s Independence Day. The intruders brandished sticks […]