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Women march to keep pressure on Venezuela’s Maduro

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IN PROTEST. Venezuelan opposition activists take part in a women’s march aimed to keep pressure on President Nicolas Maduro on May 6. Photo by Juan Barreto/AFP

The protest is being led by Lilian Tintori, wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez

CARACAS, Venezuela (May 6, 2017) — A women’s march in Venezuela’s capital on Saturday, May 6 aimed to keep pressure on President Nicolas Maduro, whose authority is being increasingly challenged by protests and deadly unrest. Continue reading Women march to keep pressure on Venezuela’s Maduro

Venezuela protests rage, death toll hits 33

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PROTESTS. Opposition activists march during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas on May 3, 2017.Photo by Juan Barreto/AFP

Scores of students begin marching in the sunshine in Caracas in the latest rallies against President Nicolas Maduro’s plan to rewrite the constitution

CARACAS, Venezuela (May 5, 2017) — Anti-government protests raged on in Venezuela on Thursday, May 4, as students launched fresh marches after a day of flames and tear gas brought the death toll to 33. Continue reading Venezuela protests rage, death toll hits 33