Venezuela

 
Rubber bullets well past their sell-by date
Rubber bullets well past their sell-by date
Across the world dramatic protests have been a major feature of the past year. In Hong Kong, Iraq, Chile, Venezuela, Bolivia, France, Spain and...
We must invest in technical colleges
We must invest in technical colleges
It is seven years since the government’s national development plan (NDP) to realise our dreams by 2030 was unveiled. Yet it would seem that it...
In Venezuela, special police force wreaks havoc in slums
In Venezuela, special police force wreaks havoc in slums
Miriam Gamarra, a 39-year-old bank employee living in a tough part of Caracas, remembers feeling an ache in her chest when she heard the gunshots...
Russia in Africa: Soft power comes with hard edges
Russia in Africa: Soft power comes with hard edges
‘Do you believe in coincidences?”
What other African protesters can learn from Sudan
What other African protesters can learn from Sudan
Exactly four months after former President Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan was pushed out of power, and a few weeks after the military rulers and civilians...
Trump orders freeze on all Venezuelan govt assets in US
Trump orders freeze on all Venezuelan govt assets in US
President Donald Trump on Monday ordered a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States and barred transactions with its...
Maduro 'optimistic' after opposition talks resume in Barbados
Maduro 'optimistic' after opposition talks resume in Barbados
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro said on Monday he was "optimistic" after dialogue between his government and the opposition resumed in...
Guaido says talks with Venezuela govt to resume, move to Barbados
Guaido says talks with Venezuela govt to resume, move to Barbados
Dialogue between Venezuela's opposition and President Nicolas Maduro's government will resume in Barbados, self-declared interim president Juan...
Guaido rules out new Venezuela talks for now
Guaido rules out new Venezuela talks for now
Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Tuesday there were no plans to re-open talks with the "murderous dictatorship" of President...
Istanbul shows how democracy is won
Istanbul shows how democracy is won
ISTANBUL – When the Turkish High Election Council, dominated by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s appointees, annulled Istanbul’s all-important municipal election on May 6, the world was right to be concerned....
Venezuela says it thwarted 'coup' bid
Venezuela says it thwarted 'coup' bid
Venezuela's socialist government says it has derailed a coup bid, claiming the United States, Colombia and Chile colluded in a plot to assassinate...
Venezuela's former spy chief says Maduro could yet fall
Venezuela's former spy chief says Maduro could yet fall
Venezuela's former intelligence chief, Cristopher Figuera, who fled the country after backing a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro in...

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