Venezuelan Court of Appeals ratified prison against Leopoldo López

The Court of Appeals of Caracas ratified the order of arrest issued against the opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez to keep him confined in the Ramo Verde prison, near Caracas. The court ruled out on Sunday the release of López after declaring “out of place” the appeal...

Eight Venezuelan police officers are charged by the alleged murder of two youths

The Venezuelan Public Ministry charged eight police officers of the Zulia state and a civilian for their alleged involvement in the murder of two young men in February, reported the Prosecutor. The Public Ministry said on its website that “preliminary investigation”...

Venezuela: Trial against Corina Machado will be monitored by observers of the IPU

The Parliamentary Union (IPU) plans to send an observer to Venezuela to monitor the proceedings against the opposition parliamentary Maria Corina Machado, accused by the prosecution of plotting the assassination of President Nicolas Maduro. This was announced on Monday by the...

Venezuelan Justice formally indicts Machado of “conspiracy” against Maduro

The former opposition lawmaker Maria Corina Machado was formally charged this Wednesday by the Venezuelan Public Prosecutor of “conspiracy” in a plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro. The prosecution charged Machado “the crime of conspiracy” by...

Corina Machado will be charged for alleged assassination attempt against Maduro

The former Venezuelan Deputy Maria Corina Machado was cited yesterday by the Attorney General to be imputed on the charge of an alleged plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro. The Prosecutor´s office said that the former deputy was cited to appear in court next Wednesday to...

UN Request for release of Leopoldo López is rejected

The court in charge of the case against the Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, yesterday rejected the recommendation of the UN group that called for his immediate release, reported his lawyer. The request for release was filed by the legal team defending Lopez before...

López desists of attending trial and requires the liberation request of the UN to be revised

Leopoldo López, Venezuelan opposition leader, today demanded to the court in charge of his case to rule on a recommendation from the UN for his release, to go back to the hearing of his judicial process. “The UN issued statement qualifying of arbitrary my detention and...

Leopoldo Lopez’s trial fulfilled its 5th hearing and will continue on October 14

The trial against radical opposition leader Leopoldo López, accused of calling for violence in the protests that from February to May hit Venezuela with a toll of 43 dead, was resumed on Tuesday. At the fifth hearing, which started almost two hours late and counted with the...
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