Militias use force to impose ‘general strike’
Saturday 22nd Jul 2017
posted by Ben Chacko in World
VENEZUELA’S opposition launched a bosses’ lockout yesterday — a day after declaring a rival government to President Nicolas Maduro’s.
The Democratic Unity Roundtable (Mud) coalition called the “general strike” on Monday as part of its...
Friday 21st Jul 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
President will go ahead with constituent assembly elections
Thursday 20th Jul 2017
VENEZUELA’S opposition, emboldened by US support, declared “zero hour” in its bid to topple the democratically elected socialist government on Monday.
Leaders of the Democratic Unity Roundtable (Mud) coalition gathered for the announcement of their takeover plan a day...
Wednesday 19th Jul 2017
Maduro again seeks peace talks with opposition
Tuesday 18th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
VENEZUELA’S putschist opposition vowed on Monday to hold an unofficial referendum in a bid to delegitimise the government’s constitutional reform process.
Socialist President Nicolas Maduro has called elections to a constituent assembly on July 30, hoping the body will...
Wednesday 5th Jul 2017
VENEZUELAN opposition thugs burned a young man alive at the weekend on suspicion of being a government supporter.
Orlando Jose Figueras was set upon by a mob of Democratic Unity Roundtable (Mud) coalition supporters in the Altamira suburb of the capital Caracas.
Monday 22nd May 2017
President Maduro slams paramilitary attack on army barracks
Saturday 20th May 2017
WASHINGTON failed to win support for United Nations intervention in Venezuela’s crisis on Wednesday as thousands of troops were deployed against anti-government rioters.
US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley called the security council meeting to discuss the political confrontation...
Friday 19th May 2017
Brussels meeting slams violence after medicine store torched
Tuesday 16th May 2017