PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA. Dozens of people on Thursday blocked streets with barricades and staged street protests against Nicolás Maduro's government in Chacao municipality, northeast Caracas. The demonstrations ended up in clashes with troops of the Bolivarian National Police (PNB), who used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters.
During the Mass for the Nazarene of Saint Paul
EASTER 2014. The Apostolic Nuncio in Venezuela, Aldo Giordano, celebrated the Mass of the Nazarene of Saint Paul in the Saint Theresa Basilica, downtown Caracas, on Wednesday. He seized the opportunity to recall and endorse Pope Francis' words in a letter sent to the leaders taking part in the government-opposition talks.
Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi will visit Venezuela on April 21-22 and will meet with Nicolás Maduro
One person detained
Francisco de Miranda Avenue is blocked at Chacao municipality
Miranda state Governor Henrique Capriles said that the government-opposition dialogue depends primarily on the government, adding that the talks would not fail because of the opposition. He stressed he would "never" give up the possibility of dialogue, and that the chance to talk, "however small," should not be demonized
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The head of the US Southern Command, General John Kelly, welcomed on Thursday the dialogue between the Venezuelan government and the opposition to end violent protests in Venezuela. However, he said he remained concerned about the serious economic situation in the South American country.
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PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA The Venezuelan government and opposition held on Tuesday their second session of talks to find out a solution to the political crisis hitting the country.
HUMAN RIGHTS Human rights advocate and attorney Elenis Rodríguez termed "gibe" the refusal by the Venezuelan government of an amnesty bill produced by the opposition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) as part of the talks intended to break the stalemate in Venezuela.
PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA In a meeting with the Committee on Foreign Affairs, European Parliament, on Monday, Venezuelan opposition leader María Corina Machado urged the committee to send a delegation of members of the European Parliament to Venezuela to see first-hand President Nicolás Maduro's crackdown on opponents in Venezuela.
Alarmed because of the emotional breakdown suffered by his ally and his destiny; Fidel Castro requested asylum for deceased Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in Madrid back on April 11, 2002. "The story had been much darker and more entangled than what some people's imagination has wanted to believe in and disclose," former Spain's President, José María Aznar, upholds in his autograph book published by late 2013.
Protests in Venezuela
PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA Unidentified groups in the municipality of Chacao, Miranda state, attacked two people who were trying to put back in place a manhole cover that was removed to prevent car traffic, the Speaker of the National Assembly (AN), Diosdado Cabello, reported late on Monday, as quoted by the official Venezuelan News Agency (AVN).
PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA Protests in Venezuela have led to concerns in Latin American and the Caribbean, according to a report issued on Monday.
INTERVIEW There's a fine line between stubbornness and dogged determination. Monsignor Diego Padrón, the President of the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference (CEV), seems to have erased this line. He iterates and reiterates his so-far unheeded calls.