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Some of my fellow members in the opposition coalition have called for boycotting the election, claiming that misconduct by the regime makes a free ... And if the government decides to steal this election, it can count on finding me in the streets, by the sides of the brave Venezuelan people, fighting for our ...
Why would the Trump administration want to prevent an opposition leader who could possibly win the presidency in Venezuela from running in this election? There is no way to know for sure, but high-level sources from inside the administration have stated that Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is determining U.S. ...

Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez waves upon his arrival to the Venezuelan National Electoral Council, in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Rodriguez announced that the government has reached an agreement with several opposition parties to delay the April 22 presidential ...
“We're not participating because there are no open elections, because they are not respecting the right to vote, the right to choose or the will of every Venezuelan,” said Juan Pablo Guanipa, a top politician in the Primero Justicia party, whose most popular leader, Henrique Capriles, has been barred from ...
The announcement came as President Nicolas Maduro called snap legislative elections in Venezuela on Wednesday to coincide with the vote. In a statement, the opposition Democratic Unity movement said the "premature" elections were "lacking proper conditions". "[It] is just a show by the government to ...
Venezuelan opposition parties are debating whether to take part in presidential polls set for 22 April. Venezuela's electoral authorities announced the date on Wednesday just hours after talks between the government and the opposition broke up without agreement. The elections were originally scheduled ...

When Venezuela's government issued an arrest warrant for David Smolansky last year, the young opposition politician went into hiding before shaving ... FILE PHOTO: David Smolansky (C), mayor of El Hatillo, talks to the media next to Venezuelan opposition leader Maria Corina Machado (2nd R) during a ...
Venezuela opposition alliance rejects 'fraudulent' elections ... Venezuela's opposition coalition announced it will boycott this year's presidential ballot, saying that in its current form the vote will be neither free nor fair. ... “Without that, don't count on the opposition or the Venezuelan people to support a fraud.
Venezuelan opposition parties are debating whether to take part in presidential polls set for 22 April. Venezuela's electoral authorities announced the date on Wednesday just hours after talks between the government and the opposition broke up without agreement. The elections were originally scheduled ...
The CEO of one of Venezuela's most influential family corporations, Mendoza is seen as above the fray of opposition politics. The business ... As president of the company since 1992 (and grandson of Polar's founder), the charismatic Mendoza has long been seen as a positive force in Venezuelan life.
The media gleefully published his disparate rants against the legitimate and democratic government of Venezuela. It seems that Venezuela is not to be allowed even to defend itself from terrorists. It is clear that to the USA, Canada and their allies, Venezuelan judges are fair game and can have grenades ...
On Saturday, former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero paid a visit to Venezuela to review the details of the agreement, a release from the Venezuelan government said. Days earlier, the communications minister disclosed that a 'pre-agreement' had been reached between the two sides.
The next round of talks between the Venezuelan government and the opposition will take place Jan. 28 and 29, President of the Dominican Republic Danilo Medina confirmed earlier this week whose government is hosting the dialogue. Also Venezuela will hold presidential elections on April 30 and ...
Relatives an friends of Abraham Agostini and Jose Diaz Pimentel shout "Heroes, Heroes" as a barricade of Venezuelan Bolivarian national Guards block their way at the main entrance of cemetery in Caracas Venezuela, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Jose Diaz Pimentel and Abraham Agostini, members of the ...
Upon his departure Zambrano noted that MUD strategies would deepen the divides of the Venezuelan people, urging opposition leaders to stop "pantomiming and speak clearly” in regard to the negotiations in the Dominican Republic because "in politics, one offers solutions to the people, not throw them ...
The head of state said that "the time of the guarimba has to be left behind" and that "Venezuela wants peace." The Venezuelan leader stated that he had instructed the government delegation, as part of the dialogue with the opposition that resumes this Friday in the Dominican Republic, to reach ...
The Dominican government will continue to help the two sides find a "stable, peaceful and democratic solution that benefits the Venezuelan people," Vargas continued. The Venezuelan government is requesting the opposition accept the legality of the ANC, which went into session August 2017. They also ...

Opposition Lawmakers: Venezuela 2017 Annual Inflation at 2,616 Percent ... Prices in Venezuela, which is believed to have the world's highest inflation, jumped 2,616 percent last year, the country's opposition-led National Assembly said, ... Venezuelan authorities did not respond to a request for comment.
"I've been censured by some opposition delegates at the Dominican Republic negotiations ... for this reason, I'm stepping down from my post." Zambrano said he was "censured" for wanting to come to an accord with the Maduro government. In his resignation letter, he accused the opposition coalition, led ...
Maduro believes that the parliament's president is being used by US President Donald Trump against Venezuela. Borges has repeatedly criticized the president and his government for turning the country into a dictatorship and called on the international community to react to Maduro's actions. The United ...
Regime change in Venezuelan would only put into power an unpopular opposition with no plan or inclination to address economic recovery. When the Venezuelan people went to the polls, as they did in the last two most recent elections, they supported the present Maduro government despite the ...
Still, the Venezuelan president stated, the country was able to triumph “over the oligarchic guarimbas ”, saying, “it was the year of the popular union of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces, of the peasant workers, of the workers ... A year of victory for peace.” Still, he warned, U.S. imperialism and the ...
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has affirmed his government's commitment to peace and dialogue in announcing January 11 and 12 as the new dates ... of the opposition representatives have acted like “terrorists” in calling for more violent protest and for sanctions and blockades against Venezuela.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Carlos, an actor and tour guide in Caracas, Venezuela. Carlos used to protest daily against President Nicholas Maduro's government. Now, those protests have dissipated, opposition leaders have been imprisoned, and Carlos, who earlier said that he did not want to leave ...
They accuse his socialist government of harassing the opposition and violating human rights. Canada imposed sanctions on senior Venezuelan officials a few months ago. Canada and Brazil were among many countries critical of Mr Maduro's decision to convene a Constituent Assembly, which effectively ...
12, 2017 photo, children watch their free meal arrive to be served at a soup kitchen sponsored by the opposition in Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuela's ... But the opposition has found that making fiery speeches has been inefficient on its own to foster support among the Venezuelan electorate. Opposition ...
The could mean trouble for the three biggest opposition parties, which called on members to abstain in protest from recent municipal elections. “It's the ... On its Twitter account, the United States Embassy in Venezuela offered a rebuke of the decision, saying: “The Venezuelan government and its illegitimate ...
President of the Venezuelan parliament Venezuela Julio Borges, center, and ousted Caracas mayor Antonio Ledezma, left, show their award as European ... The award, named after Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov, was created in 1988 to honor individuals or groups who defend human rights and ...
Leaders from the Justice First, Popular Will and Democratic Action parties boycotted the vote because they said the electoral system was biased. President Maduro insists the Venezuelan system is entirely trustworthy. In a speech on Sunday, he said the opposition parties had "disappeared from the political ...
David Smolansky prepared himself for his escape. The mayor of the pretty El Hatillo neighbourhood in Caracas had been threatened with arrest for three years and he had seen other mayors detained. So in August when he was removed from office and sentenced to 15 months in prison for failing to prevent ...
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela's opposition announced Wednesday, February 21, it would not participate in April 22 presidential elections without guarantees that it would be free and fair. It said doing so would lend "an appearance of legitimacy" to fraudulent polls designed to hand a second 6-year ...
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro wants what he calls a "mega" election - urging people to come out early to vote, not just for the next president, but for candidates in congressional elections as well. Opposition parties have called for a boycott of the presidential race and called on the government to ...
A prominent opposition figure in Venezuela was killed after a high-powered firefight with security forces, making him perhaps the highest-profile individual slain in government security operations that critics say are used to target political dissidents rather than crime. On January 15, security forces in ...
12, 2017 photo, children watch their free meal arrive to be served at a soup kitchen sponsored by the opposition in Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuela's ... But the opposition has found that making fiery speeches has been inefficient on its own to foster support among the Venezuelan electorate. Opposition ...
On Sunday, Venezuelans turned out to vote in mayoral elections, the result of which was easy to predict, as opposition parties had boycotted the vote in ... That, says Mr Reyes, is not Venezuela's fault. ... "I might get in trouble for saying that but I'm Venezuelan and I have needs as does everyone here.".
Venezuela's ruling socialists romped to victory in mayoral elections, as the country struggles with triple-digit inflation, shortages of food and medicine, and ... and charges that Maduro's government has undermined democracy by imprisoning dissidents and usurping the powers of the opposition-controlled ...
Municipal elections have been won by the governing Socialists, but an opposition boycott meant our reporter saw few people voting in the capital. .... that Maduro's government has undermined Venezuela's democracy by imprisoning dissidents and usurping the powers of the opposition-controlled National ...
Leaders from the Justice First, Popular Will and Democratic Action parties boycotted the vote because they said the electoral system was biased. President Maduro insists the Venezuelan system is entirely trustworthy. In a speech on Sunday, he said the opposition parties had "disappeared from the political ...
Through our work, we seek to engage a broader section of the international community to help improve the lives of the Venezuelan people and contribute to advancing the democratic process in Venezuela. Members of the Venezuelan opposition are not recipients of Atlantic Council funding, nor is the ...
CARACAS, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- Venezuelans will vote on Sunday in municipal elections amidst a prolonged electoral crisis, forcing the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) to work hard to maintain its popularity. The elections will choose 335 mayors within a wide range of candidates and the ...
As we've discussed on the program before, food shortages, hyper-inflation and a violent crackdown on protesters have made the administration of President Nicolas Maduro deeply unpopular. But Maduro's problems have not translated into success at the ballot box for Venezuela's political opposition.
In this Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 photo, opposition candidate Yon Goicoechea leaves his office to attend a meeting with supporters, in Caracas, Venezuela. The 33-year-old spent 15 months in jail, without a trial, accused of... (AP Photo/Fernando Llano) More ...
David Smolansky prepared himself for his escape. The mayor of the pretty El Hatillo neighbourhood in Caracas had been threatened with arrest for three years and he had seen other mayors detained. So in August when he was removed from office and sentenced to 15 months in prison for failing to prevent ...
Delegations representing the Venezuelan government and the country's opposition are resuming dialogue in the Dominican Republic. The talks, mediated by Dominican officials, are intended to foster coexistence and peace. “We hope that we can get something important for the people of Venezuela," ...
A day after escaping from house arrest and slipping out of his country, a Venezuelan opposition leader arrived in Spain on Saturday and met with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. “I am going to dedicate myself to traveling the world, to spread the hope of all Venezuelans to escape this regime, this dictatorship ...
The opposition in Venezuela and the country's political prisoners have ... annually in memory of Andrei Sakharov, a Soviet scientist and dissident. ... its proximity to and pay tribute to the Venezuelan people: to all those who ...
Officials of the Dominican Republic, which is serving as mediator, said Venezuela's opposition is expected to resume dialogue with the ...
CARACAS, Venezuela — For members of Venezuela's opposition, the ... The results shocked the country and, according to Venezuelan and ...
Venezuela opposition looks for answers after election loss ... The Trump administration has sanctioned dozens of Venezuelan leaders and ...
Four of the five governors elected from opposition parties have been sworn in before Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly President, the ...


 

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