Venezuela 'coup': Alarm grows as court takes power

There have been demonstrations in Venezuela after the Supreme Court took over legislative powers from the National Assembly. Critics say the development takes the country closer to one-man rule under President Nicolas Maduro. The Organisation of ......mehr

Quelle : BBC News

Top Venezuela official breaks with government, protests escalate

Opposition supporters holding a placard that reads, 'No more dictatorship' shout slogans as they block a highway during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela March 31, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia ......mehr

Quelle : Reuters

Top Venezuela official breaks with government, protests mount

CARACAS Venezuela's powerful attorney general on Friday broke ranks with President Nicolas Maduro's government after the judiciary annulled congress, a rare show of internal dissent as protests and international condemnation grew. Luisa Ortega ......mehr

Quelle : Reuters

Venezuela's top prosecutor rebukes Supreme Court power grab

The president of Venezuela's National Assembly Julio Borges, arrives to give a press conference in Caracas on March 30, 2017. Venezuela's Supreme Court took over legislative powers Thursday from the opposition-majority National Assembly, whose ......mehr

Quelle : The Denver Post

'Geopolitical Irrelevance' Renders Venezuela Crisis Moot In Crisis-Clad Latin ...

Venezuela is arguably the only real failed state in Latin America, but its geopolitical irrelevance have made its crisis a moot point. The country is imploding. And even when its friends in the region scold and berate, things just keep getting worse ......mehr

Quelle : Forbes

Venezuela bonds crash as political standoff escalates

National guard officers raise batons as anti-government student demonstrators stand in front of them during a protest against the Supreme Court's decision to seize the powers of the opposition-led Congress in Caracas, Venezuela, on Friday, March 31, 2017....mehr

Quelle : CNBC

Ranks of Political Prisoners Grow as Democracy Ebbs in Venezuela

Venezuela this week took its biggest plunge yet toward the one-man rule of Mr. Maduro as his loyalists on the Supreme Court gutted the country's opposition-controlled legislature, seizing the powers of the only body seen as a counter to the president's ......mehr

Quelle : New York Times

Venezuela leader urges court to review ruling on congress

Venezuelan Bolivarian National guards officers are confronted by university students during a protest outside of the Supreme Court in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 31, 2017. Venezuelans have been thrust into a new round of political turbulence ......mehr

Quelle : Chicago Tribune

'Mother of All Marches' Turns Violent in Venezuela

Clashes between protesters and security forces erupted in Venezuela during marches taking place Wednesday in at least 12 cities across the country. Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets to protest the government of President Nicolás ......mehr

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At Least 2 Die Amid Clashes as Protesters Swarm Venezuelan Cities

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Protesters demanding elections and a return to democratic rule jammed the streets of Caracas and other Venezuelan cities on Wednesday. National Guard troops and government-aligned militias beat crowds back with tear gas, rubber ......mehr

Quelle : New York Times