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  • Venezuela says death toll from protests rises to 28

    Venezuela says death toll from protests rises to 28

    Venezuela's state prosecutor said on Thursday the death toll from a month of violent protests had risen to 28, after the nation's top court ordered opposition mayors to dismantle barricades set up by street protesters.

  • Anti-government rally called in Caracas amid new violence

    Anti-government rally called in Caracas amid new violence

    Students and opponents of the Venezuelan government have called a new rally for Wednesday to mark a month of protests in Caracas, as the death toll from demo-related violence reached 21.

  • Creativity on display in Venezuelan protest masks

    Creativity on display in Venezuelan protest masks

    Fashion is not foreign to the young demonstrators who skirmish nearly nightly with security forces at the barricades in the Venezuelan capital's upper-class Chacao district.

  • Protests and talks widen rifts in Venezuela opposition

    Protests and talks widen rifts in Venezuela opposition

    As violent protests in Venezuela alienate moderates in the opposition and show no signs of toppling President Nicolas Maduro, the socialist leader's call for talks is deepening divisions between his rivals.

  • Protests continue after Venezuelan diplomatic win

    Protests continue after Venezuelan diplomatic win

    Venezuelans returned to the streets in protest on Saturday, while the government continued to celebrate a diplomatic victory in the Organization of American States.

  • Singapore world's costliest city: survey

    Singapore world's costliest city: survey

    The soaring cost of cars and utilities as well as a strong currency have made Singapore the world's most expensive city, toppling Tokyo from the top spot, according to a survey on Tuesday.

  • Venezuela opposition revels in expressions of support at Oscars

    Venezuela opposition revels in expressions of support at Oscars

    Venezuela's political opposition reveled in cautious messages of solidarity from movie stars at Sunday's Academy Awards after an intense Twitter campaign calling on Hollywood's top actors to boost the profile of anti-government protests.

  • Tired of protests, Venezuelans take politics to the beach

    Tired of protests, Venezuelans take politics to the beach

    Thousands of Venezuelans have escaped to the beach for the long Carnival weekend, heeding President Nicolas Maduro's call to leave behind nearly a month of anti-government protests.

  • Venezuela opposition musters thousands for march despite Carnival holiday

    Venezuela opposition musters thousands for march despite Carnival holiday

    While many Venezuelans went to the beach to enjoy the Carnival holiday, thousands of anti-government demonstrators marched in the capital on Sunday, trying to keep up the momentum from weeks of protests demanding the resignation of President Nicolas ...

  • Venezuelans up barricades as protest death toll rises

    Venezuelans up barricades as protest death toll rises

    Venezuelans erected barricades in major cities on Monday in some of the worst demonstrations against the government since the protests began almost three weeks ago, with the death toll now 14.

  • Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro calls for talks to defuse mass protests

    Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro calls for talks to defuse mass protests

    Venezuela's president on Sunday called for crisis talks in an attempt to defuse weeks of often deadly anti-government protests that have brought the biggest challenge yet to his regime.

  • Venezuela braces for opposition, pro-government rallies

    Venezuela braces for opposition, pro-government rallies

    Venezuelans are bracing for trouble as both supporters of the government and the opposition prepare for major rallies in a country that has been roiled by violence in recent days.

  • Paratroopers to join Venezuela crackdown on unrest

    Paratroopers to join Venezuela crackdown on unrest

    Paratroopers are heading to a Venezuelan border area torn by fierce clashes between police and anti-government protesters.

  • Beauty queen the latest victim in Venezuela unrest

    Beauty queen the latest victim in Venezuela unrest

    A local beauty queen died of a gunshot wound on Wednesday in the fifth fatality from Venezuela's political unrest, as imprisoned protest leader Leopoldo Lopez urged supporters to keep fighting for the departure of the socialist government.

  • Security forces break up Venezuela protests

    Security forces break up Venezuela protests

    Venezuelan security forces backed by water tanks and tear gas dispersed student protesters from Caracas' main highway on Friday in the third straight night of anti-government demonstrations.

  • Venezuela: Camera led to arrest in Monica Spear killing

    Venezuela: Camera led to arrest in Monica Spear killing

    The discovery of a digital camera stolen from the popular actress Monica Spear and her ex-husband was the key to identifying the seven people arrested in their fatal shooting, the chief of Venezuela's criminal police said.

  • Venezuela arrests seven over beauty queen Monica Spear's killing

    Venezuela arrests seven over beauty queen Monica Spear's killing

    Venezuelan police have arrested seven people including a woman and two teenagers over the brutal double murder of a beauty queen turned soap star and her British-born partner, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

  • Single bullet killed former Miss Venezuela

    Single bullet killed former Miss Venezuela

    A single bullet killed a former Miss Venezuela in a double murder that also claimed her British partner and highlighted the country's violent crime epidemic, her manager said on Wednesday.

  • Former Miss Venezuela Monica Spear shot dead in front of daughter

    Former Miss Venezuela Monica Spear shot dead in front of daughter

    Gunmen shot dead a former Miss Venezuela and her British-born partner in front of their five-year-old daughter, who was wounded in an attack that dismayed the crime-plagued nation, authorities said on Tuesday.

  • Former Miss Venezuela shot dead

    Former Miss Venezuela shot dead

    Assailants shot dead a former Miss Venezuela and her ex-husband in the latest high-profile case of violent crime in the South American nation, authorities said on Tuesday.

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