by James Tweedie
VENEZUELA’S deputy parliamentary speaker called on Monday for “indefinite” riots to overthrow the elected socialist government.
National assembly vice-president Freddy Guevara took to Twitter to urge “massive national civil...
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
VENEZUELAN Communication Minister Ernesto Villegas slammed Twitter on Saturday for freezing some 180 government, media and political accounts.
The accounts of Venezuelan National Radio and Miraflores TV, set to start broadcasting on Wednesday, remained inaccessible yesterday.
Monday 19th Jun 2017
Legal attack foiled – but opposition strike starts
Wednesday 14th Jun 2017
posted by James Tweedie in Britain
by James Tweedie at the Venezuelan embassy
INTERNATIONAL respect and dialogue are the only solution to Venezuela’s political crisis, ambassador Rocio Maneiro said yesterday in London.
At a press conference at the Venezuelan embassy in West London, Ms Maneiro...
Tuesday 13th Jun 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
CAMPAIGNING began yesterday for elections to Venezuela’s new National Constituent Assembly — which the opposition has called on Venezuelans to boycott.
People from across the country converged on the capital Carracas for a demonstration in support of the process intended to...
Saturday 10th Jun 2017
VENEZUELA’S government has confirmed rumours of talks with a jailed opposition leader to end riots that claimed two more lives in Caracas on Wednesday.
The deaths of 17-year-old militant Neomar “Neon” Lander and National Guard Sergeant William Jose Mendoza in the...
Friday 9th Jun 2017
US-LED military exercises near Venezuela’s coast started on Tuesday, as tyre-maker Pirelli joined the economic war on Caracas.
The 19-nation Tradewinds manoeuvres involving 2,500 personnel were hosted by the tiny island nation of Barbados.
Canadian High Commissioner Marie...
Thursday 8th Jun 2017
THE young Venezuelan man beaten and burned by an opposition mob in Caracas last month died in hospital early on Sunday.
Orlando Figueira was mistaken for a “Chavista” — a government supporter — at a protest against President Nicolas Maduro.
Tuesday 6th Jun 2017
VENEZUELAN President Nicolas Maduro blamed opposition thugs on Thursday night for the assassination of a judge in Caracas the previous day.
Mr Maduro said that Judge Nelson Moncada had been ambushed at a roadblock set up by the thugs in the Paraiso district of the capital.
Saturday 3rd Jun 2017
A US-LED bid to scupper Venezuela’s constitutional reform process aimed at ending opposition-led violence was defeated by the country’s regional allies on Wednesday.
A special meeting of the Washington-based Organisation of American States (OAS) was suspended after a draft...
Friday 2nd Jun 2017