Foreigners detained as Venezuela protesters, security clash – Business Recorder

Business Recorderimage CARACAS: At least 41 people, including foreign reporters, were arrested in Caracas late Friday as security forces battled protesters angry at the policies of Venezuela’s leftist government. National…

Jailed Venezuela protest leader mocks Maduro’s talks – Reuters

ReutersCARACAS (Reuters) – Jailed Venezuelan protest leader Leopoldo Lopez scoffed on Friday at President Nicolas Maduro’s efforts to open talks with opponents and businessman after a month of demonstrations and…

Venezuelan protests persist at start of holiday – Washington Post

Washington PostCARACAS, Venezuela — The start of a weeklong string of holidays leading up to the March 5 anniversary of former President Hugo Chavez’s death did not completely pull protesters…

Venezuela Leader Fights Unrest With Fiesta – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalCARACAS, Venezuela—Some opposition leaders are calling for the unthinkable: a cancellation of Carnival celebrations this year to mourn those who died in recent weeks during the worst civil…

Carnival holiday may take heat out of Venezuela crisis – Reuters

ReutersCARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelans began a week-long national holiday on Thursday with some protests still simmering but President Nicolas Maduro’s government hoping the break will take the heat out of…

Venezuelan president calls for end to violence – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called for dialogue and an end to violence as he opened a peace conference intended to end nearly a month of protests…

Pope calls for calm and dialogue amid Venezuela unrest – Reuters UK

Reuters UKCARACAS (Reuters) – Pope Francis called on Wednesday for an end to violence in Venezuela that has killed at least 13 people and urged politicians to take the lead…

Venezuelan leader seeks peace meeting to end deadly protests – Daily Times

Daily TimesCARACAS: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro sought to hold a “peace conference” on Wednesday in an attempt to end three weeks of at times deadly anti-government protests in the oil-rich…

Pope calls for calm and dialogue amid Venezuela unrest – Reuters

ReutersCARACAS (Reuters) – Pope Francis called on Wednesday for an end to violence in Venezuela that has killed at least 13 people and urged politicians to take the lead in…

Venezuelan opposition leader shifts tactics amid protests – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCARACAS — Venezuela’s opposition leader Henrique Capriles returned to the fore this weekend, leading a rally of thousands and offering up a unified opposition as violent protests continue across…

Army sending paratroopers to restive Venezuela area as security forces try to … – Fox News

Fox NewsCARACAS, Venezuela – Paratroopers are heading to a Venezuelan border area torn by fierce clashes between police and anti-government protesters, while security forces are being accused of turning many…

Protests Against Venezuela’s Government Escalate — Update 2 – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalCARACAS, Venezuela–Protests against President Nicolás Maduro’s government escalated Thursday, with thousands of demonstrators burning tires and cars and security forces fighting back to gain control of the streets…

Leader of Protests in Venezuela Turns Himself In – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalLeopoldo López gets into a National Guard vehicle Tuesday after delivering a fiery speech to supporters as he gave himself up to authorities. Reuters. CARACAS, Venezuela—Opposition leader Leopoldo…

Venezuela’s Lopez says ready for arrest at Tuesday march – Reuters

ReutersCARACAS (Reuters) – A Venezuelan opposition leader wanted by police in connection with deadly street protests said on Sunday he would march with his supporters in Caracas on Tuesday, and…

Venezuelan opposition leader to turn himself in – Washington Post

Washington PostCARACAS, Venezuela — Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, the target of a Venezuelan police manhunt for allegedly inciting violence at anti-government protests that ended with three deaths, said Sunday that…

Protests continue in Venezuela amid growing anger – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCARACAS — Shots rang out and tear gas clouded the air of a wealthy Caracas district on Saturday night as protests against the government entered into a fourth consecutive…

Venezuela frees some student protesters, unrest continues – Reuters

ReutersCARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan authorities freed 25 student protesters on Friday pending trial and said that 74 others arrested after this week’s deadly political turmoil would be processed within hours.…

Protests in Venezuela continue as dozens remain jailed – Washington Post

Washington PostCARACAS — President Nicolas Maduro’s government kept dozens of student protesters behind bars Friday as unrest continued across Venezuela after this week’s deadly political violence. Student demonstrators gathered again…

Officials in Venezuela order arrest of opposition leader Leopoldo López – Washington Post

Washington PostCARACAS — A Venezuelan court ordered the arrest of opposition leader Leopoldo López on Thursday on charges including murder and terrorism linked to street protests that resulted in the…

Two dead after fierce anti-government protests in Venezuela – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsCARACAS, Venezuela — Armed vigilantes on motorcycles attacked anti-government demonstrators Wednesday, setting off a stampede by firing into crowds after the biggest protest to date against President…

Ex-Miss Venezuela Monica Spear killed in robbery – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Assailants shot and killed a popular soap-opera actress and former Miss Venezuela and her Irish ex-husband in the presence of their 5-year-old daughter when they…