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#caracas

# caracas - Thursday 9 May, 2019

National Assembly deputy 'kidnapped' by Maduro regime, says Venezuela's opposition leader
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

National Assembly deputy 'kidnapped' by Maduro regime, says Venezuela's opposition leader

May 9th 2019, 7:57 AM 6,548 Views 21 Comments

In January, leader of the opposition Juan Guaido declared himself to be the country’s president.

# caracas - Monday 6 May, 2019

'Venezuela was beautiful once... It wasn’t until the very end that we realised we were losing everything'
# Crisis
# Crisis

'Venezuela was beautiful once... It wasn’t until the very end that we realised we were losing everything'

May 6th 2019, 10:00 PM 37,613 Views 39 Comments

Amanda Coakley interviews Venezuelans in Cali, Colombia

# caracas - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Talks with Putin over Venezuela crisis were 'very positive' says Trump
# Crisis
# Crisis

Talks with Putin over Venezuela crisis were 'very positive' says Trump

May 4th 2019, 8:55 AM 7,671 Views 25 Comments

The US has imposed tough sanctions against Venezuela.

# caracas - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Woman killed in Venezuela riots as Guaido urges sweeping public sector strikes
# Caracas
# Caracas

Woman killed in Venezuela riots as Guaido urges sweeping public sector strikes

May 2nd 2019, 7:39 AM 7,040 Views 31 Comments

The opposition leader is continuing his calls for public protests on the streets of Venezuela.

# caracas - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Venezuela: Violent clashes on the streets as Maduro hangs on despite 'coup'
# Caracas
# Caracas

Venezuela: Violent clashes on the streets as Maduro hangs on despite 'coup'

Updated Apr 30th 2019, 10:56 PM 22,801 Views 129 Comments

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido claims to have military backing to oust Maduro.

# caracas - Monday 4 March, 2019

Crowds gather as Juan Guaidó returns to Venezuela
# Caracas
# Caracas

Crowds gather as Juan Guaidó returns to Venezuela

Mar 4th 2019, 9:22 PM 9,896 Views 60 Comments

Tensions in the South American country have grown since 23 January when Guaidó declared himself president.

# caracas - Sunday 5 August, 2018

US denies involvement in 'assassination attempt' on Venezuelan president Maduro
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

US denies involvement in 'assassination attempt' on Venezuelan president Maduro

Updated Aug 5th 2018, 7:38 PM 19,858 Views 67 Comments

The Venezuelan government has said seven soldiers were wounded in the incident.

# caracas - Saturday 16 June, 2018

17 dead after tear gas explodes in Caracas club, causing a stampede
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

17 dead after tear gas explodes in Caracas club, causing a stampede

Jun 16th 2018, 5:57 PM 12,060 Views 2 Comments

A brawl prompted someone to throw a tear gas canister, sending hundreds rushing for the exits.

# caracas - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election

Aug 1st 2017, 7:24 AM 10,533 Views 25 Comments

At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.

# caracas - Monday 17 July, 2017

'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president
# Caracas
# Caracas

'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president

Jul 17th 2017, 8:40 AM 9,288 Views 64 Comments

Nicolas Maduro told the opposition to “not go crazy” with the results of its vote.

# caracas - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says
# Protest
# Protest

Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says

Jun 28th 2017, 6:10 PM 20,469 Views 65 Comments

President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country’s entire armed forces to respond.

# caracas - Thursday 20 April, 2017

At least three killed as huge anti-government protests become violent in Venezuela
# Nicolas Maduro
# Nicolas Maduro

At least three killed as huge anti-government protests become violent in Venezuela

Apr 20th 2017, 9:40 AM 9,545 Views 46 Comments

One young woman was shot in the head.

# caracas - Saturday 11 March, 2017

National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins
# Economic Crisis
# Economic Crisis

National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins

Mar 11th 2017, 7:30 AM 12,132 Views 62 Comments

Inflation and food shortages have been getting worse and worse in the country.

# caracas - Friday 2 September, 2016

Hundreds of thousands march against government in Venezuela
# Taking Of Caracas
# Taking Of Caracas

Hundreds of thousands march against government in Venezuela

Sep 2nd 2016, 7:49 AM 10,665 Views 136 Comments

Demonstrators dressed in white marched in the east of the capital, yelling “Venezuela is hungry” and “This government is going to fall”.

# caracas - Friday 15 April, 2016

Venezuelan civil servants are getting a five-day weekend because they don't have enough electricity
# Are They Caracas?
# Are They Caracas?

Venezuelan civil servants are getting a five-day weekend because they don't have enough electricity

Apr 15th 2016, 7:12 PM 14,334 Views 59 Comments

They’re also moving time-zones.

# caracas - Sunday 7 February, 2016

What's it like to live in the world's most violent city?
# Caracas
# Caracas

What's it like to live in the world's most violent city?

Feb 7th 2016, 5:30 PM 42,252 Views 32 Comments

Criminal activity is widespread in Venezuela’s capital city, causing insecurity among both rich and poor.

# caracas - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Students hit with water cannons and tear gas in Venezuela protests
# Violence
# Violence

Students hit with water cannons and tear gas in Venezuela protests

Mar 1st 2014, 9:35 AM 4,136 Views 49 Comments

Foreign journalists were among 41 arrested as clashes intensified in the capital Caracas.

# caracas - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Venezuela's youth are abandoning their homeland, Ireland is their destination
# Best And Brightest
# Best And Brightest

Venezuela's youth are abandoning their homeland, Ireland is their destination

Feb 1st 2014, 10:00 AM 23,896 Views 137 Comments

Sometimes the lines outside the Irish consulate in Caracas are 200 people deep, forcing a rotating cadre of self-appointed leaders to maintain a 24-hour vigil to stop queue jumpers.

# caracas - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Two countries offer Snowden asylum, but he has no passport to leave Moscow
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

Two countries offer Snowden asylum, but he has no passport to leave Moscow

Jul 6th 2013, 10:08 AM 11,619 Views 59 Comments

Snowden has been scrambling to evade espionage charges after disclosing a vast US surveillance program to collect phone and internet data.

# caracas - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

After Chavez's death, Venezuela faces period of uncertainty
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

After Chavez's death, Venezuela faces period of uncertainty

Mar 6th 2013, 1:07 PM 4,415 Views 89 Comments

Expectations are that the government will hold elections within the next month as Venezuela faces uncertainty following the death of the leftist leader.

# caracas - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Expelled US official en route from Venezuela: Pentagon
# Expelled
# Expelled

Expelled US official en route from Venezuela: Pentagon

Mar 5th 2013, 8:34 PM 5,644 Views 24 Comments

At least one US military official has been expelled from Venezuela amid accusations of a conspiracy, the Pentagon has confirmed.

# caracas - Saturday 26 January, 2013

At least 50 dead in Venezuela prison riot
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

At least 50 dead in Venezuela prison riot

Jan 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,987 Views 0 Comments

The government said the riot was set off after inmates at the Uribana prison rebelled against prison authorities who had launched a sweep of the facility in search of illicit weapons.

# caracas - Monday 31 December, 2012

Venezuela cancels New Year's Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Venezuela cancels New Year's Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse

Dec 31st 2012, 4:09 PM 6,304 Views 41 Comments

The Venezuelan president has developed new complications from an infection after undergoing his latest round of cancer-related surgery.

# caracas - Friday 7 December, 2012

Chavez returns from Cuba after cancer treatment
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Chavez returns from Cuba after cancer treatment

Dec 7th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,439 Views 23 Comments

The Venezuelan president said he was very happy to be back but did not elaborate on his health.

# caracas - Monday 8 October, 2012

Six more years: Chavez wins fourth term as Venezuela's president
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

Six more years: Chavez wins fourth term as Venezuela's president

Oct 8th 2012, 7:59 AM 4,143 Views 57 Comments

Facing his sternest test yet, the socialist leader saw off the challenge of Henrique Capriles in yesterday’s election and could now complete 20 years in office.

# caracas - Friday 23 March, 2012

Irishman dies in Venezuela
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

Irishman dies in Venezuela

Mar 23rd 2012, 9:31 AM 3,653 Views 17 Comments

The death occurred after a suspected drug-smuggling attempt went wrong.

# caracas - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

WATCH: Jesús Meza's ridiculous solo goal sends fans wild
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

WATCH: Jesús Meza's ridiculous solo goal sends fans wild

Mar 20th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,302 Views 1 Comment

The Venezualan’s wonder strike came in a recent encounter between Caracas and Aragua.

# caracas - Monday 27 February, 2012

Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba for 'urgent' cancer treatment
# Hugo Chavez
# Hugo Chavez

Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba for 'urgent' cancer treatment

Feb 27th 2012, 2:09 PM 2,316 Views 23 Comments

The Venezuelan leader says he will still run in October’s presidential election despite the recurrence of his illness.

# caracas - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world
# Pricey
From The Daily Edge
# Pricey

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world

Dec 8th 2011, 3:29 PM 10,122 Views 25 Comments

Dublin isn’t even in the top 50…

# caracas - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Major league catcher kidnapped in Venezuela
# Snatched
From The42
# Snatched

Major league catcher kidnapped in Venezuela

Nov 10th 2011, 11:01 AM 117 Views 0 Comments

Wilson Ramos, a 24-year-old who just finished his rookie season with the Washington Nationals, was taken away in an SUV by four armed men.

# caracas - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Shhh! Mimes tackle traffic chaos in Venezuela (Gallery)
# Shhh!
From The Daily Edge
# Shhh!

Shhh! Mimes tackle traffic chaos in Venezuela (Gallery)

Oct 8th 2011, 6:53 PM 1,011 Views 3 Comments

Venezuela’s capital is choked with traffic – so they came up with a silent solution…

# caracas - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Chavez tells supporters "his return has begun"
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

Chavez tells supporters "his return has begun"

Jul 5th 2011, 11:02 AM 228 Views 2 Comments

The Venezuelan president appeared in public in his home country for the first time since his cancer battle was announced.