Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leaders traded barbs for six hours on national TV late Thursday over two months of nationwide anti-government protests.
One month ago, Henrique Capriles was Venezuela`s undisputed opposition leader, espousing a vision of dialogue and measured dissent towards the socialist government.
The leftist government of President Nicolas Maduro is still reeling from a massive protest march in Caracas Saturday called for by opposition leader Henrique Capriles.
Leaders of the Venezuelan Opposition and students` representatives led a massive demonstration here and announced a list of demands for the government that includes freedom for political detainees.
Venezuelan presidential election loser Henrique Capriles urged the government to open a dialogue with him.
But Capriles hopes that discontent over the nation`s soaring murder rate, chronic food shortages, high inflation and regular power outages will give him an upset victory after 14 years under Chavez.
A deeply divided Venezuela picks a new leader Sunday, with the rich calling for an end to the "Hugo Chavez nightmare," and the poor warning against the bourgeoisie returning to power.
Hundreds of thousands of supporters on Sunday crammed Caracas` streets in what opposition presidential hopeful Henrique Capriles, trailing in the polls, called a fast-changing tide.
Henrique Capriles is set to announce he will run in elections to replace Hugo Chavez, setting up a make-or-break encounter against the dead president`s hand-picked successor, a close adviser to the candidate says.
A Venezuelan businessman who bet that Henrique Capriles would win the presidential election here killed seven.
Venezuelans voted in favour of President Hugo Chavez on Sunday, giving him six years to govern in fourth term in a row.
On the last day of the pre-election rally, both the candidates pitched their best to garner maximum votes from their supporters and to form the government.
Two people were shot to death during a confrontation between supporters of Prez Hugo Chavez and his opponent in next month`s Presidential election.
Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles said he was convinced that women will win him the presidency next month.
Capriles is demanding election officials prevent Prez Chavez from taking over airwaves of TV and radio stations for lengthy speeches for re-election.
Youthful state Governor Henrique Capriles won Venezuela`s opposition primary on Sunday.
Venezuelan opposition presidential contender Pablo Perez is urging public employees to join his supporters.
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August 27, 2014
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