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: Minor student killed during protests in Tachira

The Venezuelan Attorney’s office announced yesterday the death of a 14 year old minor in a demonstration in San Cristobal after being shot in the head, and announced that three prosecutors have been appointed to clarify what happened. A statement from the prosecutor...

Leopoldo Lopez meets one year in prison, in the Ramo Verde jail

The Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez meets this Wednesday one year in prison for crimes related to the protests last year that left a toll of destruction at the headquarters of the Prosecutor´s office, three dead and dozens injured. For this reason, his wife Lilian...

Venezuelan military are authorized to use firearms in protests

The soldiers involved in controlling demonstrations in Venezuela shall be authorized to use firearms in situations of “life-threatening” according to a government resolution published in the official gazette. In the resolution “the use of force” gradual...

Capriles announces mobilizations in Venezuela before crises and shortages of commodities

The Venezuelan opposition is preparing a series of demonstrations across the country to press the government to take steps to overcome the crisis and to boost the change of the socialist model, announced on Wednesday the leader Henrique Capriles. “We are coming to an...

Venezuelan opposition leader Capriles calls for peaceful “street mobilization”

The Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles called on Monday on Venezuelans to mobilize peacefully before the severe economic crisis faced in the country, reports the AP. “In the coming hours we will speak and say what are the actions (…), but I want to make it...

Catholic Church of Venezuela rejects prayer to Hugo Chavez

On Wednesday, Venezuelan Cardinal Jorge Urosa Sabino, and four other bishops of Caracas, raised their voices to reject a new version of the popular prayer “Our Father” which was modified by an activist of the ruling party Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela (PSUV),...

Protests on Venezuelan city

From the early hours of last Monday, a small group of hooded demonstrators protested against the socialist government of Nicolas Maduro at a point northeast of San Cristobal, Tachira state (west). The youths blocked the main street of Las Pilas with bags of trash and debris, and...