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Venezuela protest

Venezuelans plan protests over power and water as rationing looms

Police fired gunshots in parts of Caracas on Sunday night, according to Reuters witnesses.

Apr 01, 2019, 21:09 PM IST

Venezuela protest deaths rise to 72 after two killed

Two protesters, both aged 20, died Thursday during anti-government demonstrations in separate regions of Venezuela, bringing the total deaths in more than two months of protests to 72.

Jun 16, 2017, 15:05 PM IST

Police officer held for teenager's death in Venezuela protest

A police officer has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the death of a 14-year-old boy during a demonstration in the western Venezuelan city of San Cristobal, Interior Minister Carmen Melendez announced.

Feb 25, 2015, 15:51 PM IST

Thousands hit streets in fresh Venezuela protest

Thousands of demonstrators marched in the Venezuelan capital Caracas against what they see as President Nicolas Maduro`s heavy-handed repression of dissent.

Mar 23, 2014, 03:59 AM IST

Venezuelan govt forces target protest barricades

The opposition mayor of San Cristobal said that Venezuelan government forces attacked and dismantled barricades raised by protesters at key intersections in his city and fired tear gas and plastic buckshot in residential neighbourhoods.

Mar 11, 2014, 07:05 AM IST

More protests as Venezuela leader calls for talks with US

Opponents of Venezuela`s leftist government prepared for a mass protest rally in Caracas Saturday, a day after President Nicolas Maduro issued a surprise call for direct talks with the United States.

Feb 22, 2014, 13:26 PM IST

Nine killed in Venezuela protest violence

At least nine people have died in Venezuela in the wave of protests against the leftist government of President Nicolas Maduro, officials said Friday.

Feb 22, 2014, 11:59 AM IST

Police fire tear gas to end protest in Venezuela

Soldiers fired tear gas and deployed water cannons late Friday to break up hundreds of student demonstrators blocking a highway in protest against President Nicolas Maduro.

Feb 15, 2014, 15:50 PM IST

Venezuela frees some student protesters, unrest continues

Venezuelan authorities freed 25 student protesters on Friday pending trial and said that 74 others arrested after this week`s deadly political turmoil would be processed within hours.

Feb 15, 2014, 09:49 AM IST