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Venezuela Protests: Death toll rises to 39

 05/11/2017 - 04:08
Protesters face the Bolivarian National Guard in Caracas, Venezuela, May 10, 2017. EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

The demonstrations besetting Venezuela, both for and against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, have also left almost 2,000 under arrest.

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Protesters face the Bolivarian National Guard in Caracas, Venezuela, May 10, 2017. EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

Women march for freedom in Venezuela

 05/07/2017 - 13:01
More than 20,000 women took to the streets in the Venezuelan capital, to show their discontent with the measures of repression of the Government of Nicolás Maduro. EFE/MIGUEL GUTIÉRREZ
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As part of the agenda of protests organized by the Venezuelan opposition, on Saturday women were the protagonists of a mass demonstration in the main cities of the nation.

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More than 20,000 women took to the streets in the Venezuelan capital, to show their discontent with the measures of repression of the Government of Nicolás Maduro. EFE/MIGUEL GUTIÉRREZ

Cuban artist Tania Bruguera took to the streets of Philadelphia

 05/05/2017 - 02:44
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"Artivist" Tania Bruguera took part in the exhibition Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie, organized by The Barnes Foundation. 

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 6:15pm
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Tania Brugera calls herself an "artivist". Her work shows a critical view of Cuba's Castro government. 

Venezuela Protests: Students Take the Lead

 05/05/2017 - 02:10
A protester is injured as anti-government demonstrators clash with police in Caracas, Venezuela, 04 May 2017. Members of the Bolivarian National Guard dispersed a student demonstration at the Universidad Central de Venezuela when the protesters tried to make their way to the Interior and Justice Ministry facilities, in downtown Caracas. EPA/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

University students in Venezuela were the main protagonists of new protests against the Venezuelan security forces on Thursday, while the government of President Nicolas Maduro continued with his plan to rewrite the nation"s constitution.

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Friday, May 5, 2017 - 2:00am
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A protester is injured as anti-government demonstrators clash with police in Caracas, Venezuela, 04 May 2017. Members of the Bolivarian National Guard dispersed a student demonstration at the Universidad Central de Venezuela when the protesters tried to make their way to the Interior and Justice Ministry facilities, in downtown Caracas. EPA/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

Governor: $1 million in material damage from Puerto Rico protest

 05/03/2017 - 04:38
Protesters break windows during the general strike against austerity measures, which coincides with the International Workers Day, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2017. EFE/THAIS LLORCA
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Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello said Tuesday that calculations are that the value of material damage resulting from the violent demonstration earlier this week in San Juan is $1 million.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 4:30am
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Protesters break windows during the general strike against austerity measures, which coincides with the International Workers Day, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2017. EFE/THAIS LLORCA

In Puerto Rico, protests against austerity measures turn violent

 05/02/2017 - 05:36
People demonstrate during the general strike against austerity measures, which coincides with the International Workers Day, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2017. EFE/THAIS LLORCA

Chavistas, opposition protest again in the streets of Caracas

 05/02/2017 - 04:47
A masked demonstrator throws a Molotov cocktail during a protest organized by opponents of the Venezuelan government in Caracas, Venezuela, May 1, 2017. EPA/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ
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Thousands of Chavistas and opponents again divided Venezuela"s capital into two with demonstrations on Monday showing who supports Nicolas Maduro"s government and others, who demand another election, the two visions of people in an increasingly polarized country.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 4:45am
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A masked demonstrator throws a Molotov cocktail during a protest organized by opponents of the Venezuelan government in Caracas, Venezuela, May 1, 2017. EPA/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

May Labour Day: What is International Workers' Day?

 05/01/2017 - 13:40
Several people march in front of the ICE offices in San Francisco, California, on May 1st, 2017 to commemorate International Worker's Day. EFE/John G. Mabanglo

In the U.S, an explosion of activism is expected across the nation, not simply as a celebration of labor politics, but in a massive show of solidarity for the immigrant communities threatened by President Trump’s administration.

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Several people march in front of the ICE offices in San Francisco, California, on May 1st, 2017 to commemorate International Worker's Day. EFE/John G. Mabanglo

Venezuelan Opposition will not back down

 04/24/2017 - 08:05
Opponents of the government of Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro are participating in a demonstration against the national government on Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Caracas, Venezuela. EFE/Cristian Hernández
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With a new schedule of demonstrations, the opposition coalition against Nicolas Maduro’s regime will not rest until the government releases political prisoners, ceases political disqualifications and immediately convene regional elections.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 7:45am
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Opponents of the government of Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro are participating in a demonstration against the national government on Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Caracas, Venezuela. EFE/Cristian Hernández

March for Science: Earth Day focus on global opposition to Trump

 04/24/2017 - 03:12
Tens of thousands of protestors walk along Constitution Avenue during the March for Science in Washington, DC, USA, 22 April 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

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