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Hope fades as violence continues in Venezuela on first day of peace talks

Hope fades as violence continues in Venezuela on first day of peace talks

Apr 10, – As the Venezuelan government prepared to hold its first open and public dialogue with the opposition on Thursday, violence continued across the country. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was to sit down for the first time Thursday with opposition leaders, in a bid to end weeks of deadly street protests against his beleaguered […]

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Venezuela: Student is shot dead during opposition protest

Venezuela: Student is shot dead during opposition protest

Mar 20, – A 21-year-old a university student has become the latest person to die during violent anti-government protests in Venezuela. He was reportedly killed by a gunshot. In the western city of San Cristobal, known as the birthplace of the opposition movement, the mayor accused an armed group loyal to the socialist government for […]

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More deaths in Venezuela as anti-government protests continue in Caracas

More deaths in Venezuela as anti-government protests continue in Caracas

Mar 13, Caracas – Local student Jesus Acosta, 20, was shot in the head near his home while civilian Guillermo Sanchez, 42, died of a bullet wound after he was also shot outside his home. Bolivarian National Guard Captain Ramso Ernesto Bracho Bravo died in clashes in the nearby city of Naguanagua. This is not […]

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