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Alexander Martínez Pérez

Alexander Martínez Pérez

Alexander Martínez Pérez runs the AFP's Venezuela bureau
Backers 'failed to follow through' in abortive uprising — Venezuelan opp leader
Backers 'failed to follow through' in abortive uprising — Venezuelan opp leader
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said Monday that backers who had pledged support for his abortive uprising last week had "failed to follow...
Venezuela's Guaido makes new bid to rally military support
Venezuela's Guaido makes new bid to rally military support
Opposition leader Juan Guaido will make a fresh bid on Saturday to rally Venezuela's armed forces behind him with protests at military bases in the...
Venezuela opposition leader calls for massive May Day protest
Venezuela opposition leader calls for massive May Day protest
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for huge May Day protests on Wednesday to pile pressure on President Nicolas Maduro as the United...
Venezuela says 'attempted coup' under way
Venezuela says 'attempted coup' under way
Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido said on Tuesday that troops had joined his campaign to oust...
Weary Venezuelans in low-turnout win for ruling party
Weary Venezuelans in low-turnout win for ruling party
Venezuelans stayed away in droves Sunday from municipal elections, handing a victory to the ruling party — but with just 27% turnout.
Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Maduro 'assassination' bid
Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Maduro 'assassination' bid
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro on Monday renewed his accusation against his Colombian counterpart, blaming him for what capital Caracas...
'Green war' rages in Colombia
'Green war' rages in Colombia
A distant explosion startles villagers in Vistahermosa, a paradise of nature in southern Colombia where the government is working to destroy about...