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Venezuela protest death toll rises in renewed violence

Venezuela’s protester deaths had increased even more. The most recent protest arose after a decision by the Supreme Court to take over the powers of the opposition-dominated National Assembly. Anti-government protests have been occurring day after day across cities in Venezuela. There is also little chance that the protests will …

Venezuela slams nations for ‘meddling’ over protest call

Eleven Latin America countries have gotten together to show their disapproval of Venezuela’s actions towards antigovernment protestors. Venezuela is deeply divided into two, those who support the socialist President Nicolas Maduro and those who see him as the cause for the countries economic crisis. Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, …

Venezuela Slams Nations for “Meddling” Over Protest Call

“Venezuela Slams Nation for “Meddling” Over Protest Call.” News, April 18, 2017, sec. Latin America & Caribbean. http://www.bbc.com/news/Veworld-latin-america-39629041. Delcy Rodriguez, Venezuela’s Foreign Minister, criticized a joint communique by 11 Latin American countries that called on Venezuela’s government to “guarantee the right to peace protest,” as “rude meddling” on their part. The 11 …

Carlos the Jackal : Jailed For Life Again

-Nick Gvakharia   Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, also known as Carlos the Jackal, is a Venezuelan militant who has been a third life sentence by a French court. He was initially tried and sentenced after throwing a grenade into a French shop in 1974, killing two and injuring around 30 others. …

Venezuela’s VP a drug trafficker?

U.S. authorities say that Venezuela’s vice president, Tareck El Aissami, is a drug trafficker and to support their statement they say Aissami is responsible for facilitating shipments of narcotics from Venezuela. He took control over planes that leave the air base and narcotic shipments of over 1,000 kg, some having …

US sanctions Venezuela vice-president over trafficking claims

The U.S has imposed sanctions on the new vice-president of Venezuela, accusing him of involvement in international drug trafficking. Tareck el-Aissami has been added to the U.S narcotics order which associates people with helping with the transfer of drugs into the U.S. The U.S Treasury statement says Mr. Aissami facilitated …

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