Venezuela Supreme Court orders dissident lawmaker's arrest

Caracas, Aug 18 Venezuela's high court issued an arrest order for the ousted chief prosecutor's husband after authorities accused him of running a USD 6 million extortion ring, a ruling promptly...

Aug 18, 2017 6:48 AM | Newsscroll

This weekend, she ignored a call by the opposition for yet another rally, one that attracted only 1,000 people -- a fraction of the mass gatherings of the past weeks.

"We're being made fun of," sighed the 24-year-old single mother who identified herself only by her nickname for fear of government reprisals.A member of a radical wing of young protesters who call...

Aug 14, 2017 12:45 AM | Newsscroll

New Venezuela assembly fires dissenting attorney general

Caracas, Aug 5 A new assembly loyal to President Nicolas Maduro fired Venezuela's attorney general, a vociferous critic, in its first working session today, bolstering criticism it is acting to...

Aug 06, 2017 1:57 AM | Newsscroll

New Venezuela assembly fires dissident attorney general

Caracas, Aug 5 Venezuela's contested new assembly fired the country's dissident attorney general, Luisa Ortega, and ordered her to go on trial in a move sure to further inflame international...

Aug 05, 2017 10:34 PM | Newsscroll

New assembly dividing Venezuela begins work

Caracas, Aug 5 A new assembly packed with allies of unpopular President Nicolas Maduro and with sweeping powers was to begin work today, deepening divisions in a crisis- wracked Venezuela.The...

Aug 05, 2017 10:49 AM | Newsscroll

Venezuela's controversial new assembly holds first session

Caracas, Aug 4 A controversial new Venezuelan assembly packed with allies of unpopular President Nicolas Maduro held its first session, deepening a rift with the opposition and in the teeth of...

Aug 05, 2017 12:03 AM | Newsscroll

Controversial Venezuela assembly begins first session

Caracas, Aug 4 Venezuela's controversial "Constituent Assembly," a new legislative body with supreme powers packed with supporters of President Nicolas Maduro, began its first session in Caracas.The...

Aug 04, 2017 11:08 PM | Newsscroll

Venezuela opposition sets new showdown for assembly's

inaugurationCaracas, Aug 3 Venezuela's opposition is readying a new showdown with President Nicolas Maduro, rescheduling a massive protest to coincide with his inauguration of a powerful new...

Aug 03, 2017 9:36 PM | Newsscroll

Venezuela assembly delayed, as fraud probe launched

Caracas, Aug 3 Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro postponed by 24 hours the launch of a powerful new assembly, in the face of opposition protests and blistering claims of fraud.Attorney General...

Aug 03, 2017 9:20 AM | Newsscroll