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  • Venezuela newspaper that opposed Chavez ends daily edition

    The Venezuela newspaper started by a former guerrilla as a forum to criticize the socialist revolution started by the late President Hugo Chavez is ending its daily print edition amid a shortage of newsprint and what it says is a pattern of government harassment.
  • Venezuela teeters as economic, political strife rise

    A combination of falling prices on oil, the chief source of income for Venezuela, and major misgovernment by President Nicolas Maduro, is bringing that Latin American country closer to collapse and possible revolt. With a population of 30 million and...

    Venezuelan leader seeks to rally poor with mayor's arrest

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro appears to have chosen his latest foe carefully. While the arrest of Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma provoked spontaneous demonstrations and drew international condemnation, it also reminded many Venezuelans of what they...

    Arrest of Caracas mayor sign of broader Venezuela crackdown

    Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro poured into the streets Friday to condemn the surprise arrest of Caracas' mayor for allegedly participating in a U.S.-backed plot to overthrow his government. The protests came a day after an armed commando unit...

    Caracas mayor charged with conspiring against Venezuelan government

    Caracas mayor charged with conspiring against Venezuelan government
    Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma was formally charged Friday with “conspiracy to commit violent acts against the state” while fellow opposition leaders described his arrest as a “brutal and unconstitutional” and called on...