A Venezuelan opposition leader has been ordered to stand trial on charges of instigating violence at an anti-government demonstration, prosecutors said Thursday.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is demanding that the US government explains, why American officials are involved in a conspiracy against him, Telesur TV channel says.
The situation in Ukraine is a result of US policy aimed at "binding the hands" of Russia and gaining control over the supply of Russian gas, President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday, quoted by the state TV channel Venezolana de Televison.
Venezuela vowed Sunday to accuse the United States of meddling in its political crisis at the United Nations and other international organizations. President Nicolas Maduro's socialist administration has been jolted by three months of often deadly street protests that have killed 42 people and wounded more than 800.
Saturday, President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro accused the right-wing forces of planning a coup d’état. "They (the right) said that June will be the month of a collapse, that in June, the people will make head against the government, that this will be the month for a coup, that in June, the revolution will end," the Noticias24 news portal quotes Maduro’s words.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he hopes to talk with the opposition after their leaders meet Sunday with visiting South American foreign ministers.
Venezuela has set free most of more than 200 people detained when authorities demolished protest camps last week, officials said Sunday. The demonstrators had been rounded up in raids on Thursday, holdouts in bastions of a months-long and at times deadly protest movement. Officials initially said 243 people were arrested.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has reacted furiously to calls in the United States for punitive measures against his government for alleged rights abuses in response to three months of street protests.
Venezuelan security forces on Thursday rounded up hundreds of youth activists camped in public spaces as part of protests against President Nicolas Maduro, an effort to snuff out the waning demonstration movement, according to Reuters. Troops staged pre-dawn raids to break up four improvised tent camps decorated with Venezuelan flags and signs bearing protest slogans, one of which had for weeks been blocking traffic along a main avenue of the capital.
Venezuela's government is against US interference in the affairs of Venezuela, Foreign Ministry of Venezuela says.
A bodyguard of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has reportedly been killed in Caracas. The Attorney General's Office onfirmed the reports.
Several thousand people took to the streets of Caracas and other Venezuelan cities to protest education reform plans and restrictions on the right to demonstrate. The marches are the latest in a spate of at times violent anti-government unrest that erupted in February and has claimed at least 41 lives.
Fresh clashes erupted in Venezuela's capital on Sunday, with hooded anti-government protesters hurling rocks and Molotov cocktails at riot police who returned fire with rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannon. Four people were reported injured in the unrest that erupted in Caracas's upscale Chacao neighborhood, a hotbed of anti-government opposition, AFP reports.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday sat down with the opposition for a first round of talks in an attempt to end two months of deadly protests, while he insisted that no negotiations or pacts would be made. The landmark meeting, which involved about 20 representatives from both sides, was monitored by diplomats from the Vatican and the foreign ministers of Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador. It was broadcast on national television and radio, AFP reports.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro sat down for talks with arch-rival Henrique Capriles on Thursday in a first meeting with opposition leaders to end two months of deadly street protests.Just one year after succeeding his late mentor, iconic leftist leader Hugo Chavez, Maduro agreed to an unprecedented face-to-face meeting with the opposition, after the UNASUR group of South American nations offered to mediate.The meeting, which involved about 20 representatives from both sides, was monitored by diplomats from the Vatican and the foreign ministers of Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador. It was broadcast on national television and radio.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his government will hold talks with the country’s main opposition group: the Democratic Unity. Vatican representatives will act as mediators in the talks that are aimed at ending political unrest in Venezuela.
President Nicolas Maduro and Venezuela's opposition leaders are to meet Thursday for talks aimed at ending two months of deadly anti-government protests. The agreed to dialogue would be unprecedented under Maduro, who succeeded Hugo Chavez last year following the long-standing leader's death from cancer.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition coalition representatives agreed Tuesday to hold talks on ending two months of anti-government protests that have left 39 people dead in their oil-rich nation.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced his agreement to meet for talks with leaders of the country’s opposition as the anti-government rallies continue raging in the country for about two months. His decision came after a meeting on Monday with a commission of the foreign ministers of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) member states, Itar-Tass reports.
The United Nations office in Venezuela expressed deep concern Saturday over the "high human cost" of anti-government protests which have left 39 people dead during two months of unrest. Since early February students backed by the opposition have staged near-daily protests against President Nicolas Maduro over soaring crime, high inflation and shortages of essential goods in the country. Hundreds of people have been detained or injured in clashes with security forces.