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Montevideo, April 26th 2019 - 11:56 UTC

Tag: Venezuela opposition

  • Thursday, February 8th 2018 - 11:24 UTC

    Venezuelan presidential elections for April 22

    The Head of the National Electoral Council, Tibisay Lucena, made the announcement Wednesday after talks broke down  in Dominican Republic

    Venezuela's questioned electoral council has set April 22 as the date for a controversial presidential election, which was supposed to occur late 2018. The opposition accuses President Nicolas Maduro of using to plan a second term for himself.

  • Saturday, December 30th 2017 - 11:32 UTC

    Democratic Unity Table (MUD) recognizes not having reacted efficiently

    Jesús Torrealba, former secretary general of the MUD.

    The main coalition of opposition parties, Democratic Unity Table (MUD), made this Friday a self-critical statement on its balance of 2017 in which it admits not having reacted efficiently to the people suffering, in addition to not having been able to accompany the people who have protested these days for lack of food and other items

  • Wednesday, December 20th 2017 - 18:50 UTC

    Óscar Pérez successfully attacks Maduro's Bolivarian Guard

    “God and Jesus Christ gave us victory, Operation Genesis, an impeccable tactical operation where we continue to recover the weapons of the people and for the people..... ,” Pérez tweeted on Tuesday. P

    A video of the military operation and statements from the rogue officer are released through social media as the alleged resistance claims a small victory in what was dubbed “Operation Genesis.”

  • Monday, December 11th 2017 - 09:30 UTC

    Opposition parties will be barred from 2018 presidential vote, Maduro anticipates

    Key figures who have led street protests against Maduro's rule such as Henrique Capriles, Leopoldo Lopez and others, will be barred from the presidential election

    President Nicolas Maduro announced Sunday that leading opposition parties will be barred from taking part in next year's presidential vote after they boycotted mayoral polls, in a move set to further consolidate his grip on power. That includes the groups of key figures who have led street protests against his rule such as Henrique Capriles, Leopoldo Lopez and others, Maduro told reporters after casting his vote in the municipal polls.