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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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Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 4:00am
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Protesters face the Bolivarian National Guard in Caracas, Venezuela, May 10, 2017. EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

Poop Bombs: Venezuelans' new weapon against Chavismo

 05/10/2017 - 03:22
A sign advertising a Shit March for Wednesday. Puputov cocktails are Venezuelan's new weapon against police.
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After six weeks of demonstrations, protesters in Venezuela have started to use "Puputov cocktails" : glass bottles containing human excremetn mixed with water

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 3:00am
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A sign advertising a Shit March for Wednesday. Puputov cocktails are Venezuelan's new weapon against police.

Venezuela Protests: Opposition marchers in Caracas clash with police

 05/09/2017 - 02:10
 Since April 1, Venezuela has been experiencing a wave of demonstrations both for and against the government, some of which have turned violent, leaving 37 people dead and hundreds injured. A protester holds a a gas canister during clashes with the National Bolivarian Guard (GNB) following a protest in Caracas, Venezuela, May 8, 2017. EFE/CRISTIAN HERNANDEZ
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Opposition leaders asked their supporters to resist the government's moves with a series of protests in several cities around the country, including the capital, despite the fact that it would disrupt daily activities for thousands. 

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 2:00am
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 Since April 1, Venezuela has been experiencing a wave of demonstrations both for and against the government, some of which have turned violent, leaving 37 people dead and hundreds injured. A protester holds a a gas canister during clashes with the National Bolivarian Guard (GNB) following a protest in Caracas, Venezuela, May 8, 2017. EFE/CRISTIAN HERNANDEZ

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

Venezuela Unrest: Death toll in violent protests rises to 34

 05/04/2017 - 05:45
Opposition demonstrators clash with Bolivarian Guard in Caracas, Venezuela, 03 May 2017. Venezuela's Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) used tear gas to keep opposition demonstrations from reaching the center of the Venezuelan capital. EPA/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ
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The death toll in the Venezuelan protests increased to 34 after another young man was killed in Caracas on Wednesday amid escalating tensions provoked by the government"s call for a rewrite of the constitution.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 5:30am
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Opposition demonstrators clash with Bolivarian Guard in Caracas, Venezuela, 03 May 2017. Venezuela's Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) used tear gas to keep opposition demonstrations from reaching the center of the Venezuelan capital. EPA/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

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

Hacia las presidenciales francesas: mínimas distancias y ciudadanos indecisos

 05/01/2017 - 13:34
Manifestantes se enfrentan a la policía durante unos disturbios durante una protesta contra el partido de ultraderecha Frente Nacional en París (Francia) hoy, 1 de mayo de 2017, cuando se celebra el Día Internacional de los Trabajadores. EFE/Christophe Petit Tesson
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A una semana de las elecciones presidenciales, la ciudadanía francesa está cada vez más descontenta con sus opciones para la jefatura de Estado, haciendo del pronóstico una situación impredecible.

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 1:30pm
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Manifestantes se enfrentan a la policía durante unos disturbios durante una protesta contra el partido de ultraderecha Frente Nacional en París (Francia) hoy, 1 de mayo de 2017, cuando se celebra el Día Internacional de los Trabajadores. EFE/Christophe Petit Tesson

¿Por qué tanto temor al Partido de Marine Le Pen, Frente Nacional?

 04/25/2017 - 13:15
La candidata ultraderechista a las elecciones presidenciales francesas, Marine Le Pen, asiste al homenaje al policía Xavier Jugelé, que fue asesinado en un atentado reivindicado por el grupo yihadista Estado Islámico (EI) el pasado día 20 en los Campos Elíseos, en París (Francia) hoy, 25 de abril de 2017. EFE/Ian Langsdon
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El día de hoy la candidata a la presidencia de Francia, Marine Le Pen, ha renunciado al puesto como Presidenta de su partido político para dedicarse de lleno a las últimas dos semanas de campaña.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 1:15pm
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La candidata ultraderechista a las elecciones presidenciales francesas, Marine Le Pen, asiste al homenaje al policía Xavier Jugelé, que fue asesinado en un atentado reivindicado por el grupo yihadista Estado Islámico (EI) el pasado día 20 en los Campos Elíseos, en París (Francia) hoy, 25 de abril de 2017. EFE/Ian Langsdon

Death toll rises in worsening Venezuela unrest

 04/25/2017 - 03:51
A woman is seen during a demonstration against the Venezuelan government in Caracas, Venezuela, Apr. 24, 2017. EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

The Venezuelan Public Ministry on Monday reported that two people died in protests in the western states of Merida and Barinas, one of them being a Merida government official. Opposition is demanding early elections.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 3:45am
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A woman is seen during a demonstration against the Venezuelan government in Caracas, Venezuela, Apr. 24, 2017. EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

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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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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