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Caracas protests flare as Maduro alleges 'coup' plot

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Thousands of Venezuelans marched Saturday in a new flare-up of protests against Nicolas Maduro, as the embattled president claimed several people had been detained over an alleged "coup" plot aimed at triggering a US military intervention. Show More Summary

Slain Venezuela protester a son of Maduro ex-supervisor

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest youth to die during Venezuela's crackdown on anti-government protests has a unique connection to President Nicolas Maduro: His father once worked with the socialist leader.

Slain Venezuelan protester's father appeals to 'friend' Maduro

CARACAS (Reuters) - A man describing himself as a former boss and friend of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday urged an investigation into the killing of his son in anti-government unrest convulsing the OPEC nation for nearly three months.

Maduro promotes military in shake-up of Cabinet in Venezuela

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro promoted several soldiers Wednesday night as he reshuffled his Cabinet to allow top officials to run for seats in a special assembly to rewrite Venezuela's constitution.

Maduro promotes military in shake-up of Cabinet in Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is promoting several members of the military as he reshuffles his Cabinet to allow top officials to run for seats in a special assembly to rewrite … Click to Continue »

Venezuela president fires military brass amid unrest

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro fired four top military commanders Tuesday including the head of a police force that is accused of attacking anti-government protesters during months of deadly unrest. The commander of the National...Show More Summary

U.S. struggles to unite countries in condemning Venezuela

The United States has failed to muster regional support for condemnation of Venezuela despite basic agreements that the government of President Nicolas Maduro has overstepped democratic bounds. In a conference in the Mexican resort city of Cancun, the 34-nation Organization of American States argued...

Discussing crisis in Venezuela not 'intervention': OAS

The crisis talks are the latest in a series of OAS foreign ministers' meetings that caused an irate President Nicolas Maduro to announce Venezuela's withdrawal from the OAS in April -- a process that will take two years. The leftist leader accuses the OAS of "interventionism" for seeking diplomatic solutions to Venezuela's deteriorating political and economic crisis.

Venezuela accuses Twitter of censoring after government accounts are suspended

Venezuela is not happy with Twitter, and Twitter is staying silent. President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro accused Twitter of censoring by suspending 180 government-related Twitter accounts, including TV and radio stations, Reuters reported.  SEE...Show More Summary

Venezuela's Maduro slams Twitter after accounts blocked

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday said Twitter was an "expression of fascism" after accounts linked to his government were suspended, accusing the U.S. company of persecuting his followers.

Venezuela government seeks dissident prosecutor's exit

CARACAS (Reuters) - A lawmaker acting on behalf of Venezuela's government sought on Friday to start court proceedings to dismiss the chief state prosecutor, who has broken with socialist President Nicolas Maduro during opposition protests.

Venezuela court resists case against pro-govt judges

Venezuela's Supreme Court on Friday rejected a bid to put on trial several senior judges accused of favoring embattled President Nicolas Maduro as he clings to power in the face of deadly unrest. The case was brought against eight of the court's judges by Attorney General Luis Ortega, the most senior figure to challenge Maduro in the crisis. Show More Summary

How to Avoid a Bloodbath in Venezuela

President Nicolás Maduro won’t go down without a fight. But tightening the screws on his would-be accomplices could help save the country from total collapse.

On buses and trains, Venezuela opposition leaders protest Maduro

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan legislators and opposition leaders on Thursday staged protests against President Nicolas Maduro aboard buses and trains in the capital of Caracas in an effort to bypass blockades of street demonstrations by security forces.

Anti-Maduro chants ring at Venezuela soccer heroes' welcome

CARACAS (Reuters) - Thousands of soccer fans repeatedly chanted against President Nicolas Maduro's government during a homage in a stadium on Tuesday to Venezuela's youth team who were runners up in a World Cup final.

Venezuela renegade attorney goes after pro-govt judges

Venezuela's attorney general raised the stakes in her standoff with the government Tuesday by demanding eight judges loyal to President Nicolas Maduro be put on trial. A staunch figure of the ruling party, Attorney General Luisa Ortega, 59, is the highest public official to break ranks with Maduro over the country's deadly political crisis. Show More Summary

Venezuela court rejects call to stop constitution rewrite

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's Supreme Court on Monday rejected the chief prosecutor's motion to stop President Nicolas Maduro's push to rewrite the constitution as the restive nation continued to be rocked by protests and a transit strike.

Venezuela prosecutor asks legal action against top justices

Venezuela's chief prosecutor is escalating her challenge to the government of President Nicolas Maduro. She's asking the Supreme Court to strip away the legal immunity from prosecution for all eight … Click to Continue »

Venezuela attorney general says officials threatened her family

Venezuela's attorney general said Monday intelligence officials have threatened and harassed her family after she openly challenged President Nicolas Maduro over the country's deadly political crisis. A staunch ruling party figure, Attorney...Show More Summary

Venezuela anti-govt legal challenge rejected: court

Venezuela's Supreme Court on Monday rejected a legal challenge by the attorney general against the government's constitutional reform bid in a deadly political crisis. President Nicolas Maduro is accused of controlling the court, which has fended off numerous legal and legislative moves against him over the past year and a half. Show More Summary

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