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Venezuela Arrests Three Generals for 'Plotting Coup'

World<p>Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced Tuesday that three air force generals "linked to the ultraright" wing were arrested and accused of plotting a coup d'etat.<p>"Last night we captured three generals ... who tried to raise the air force against the legitimate, constitutional …

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Venezuela opposition holds anti-Maduro rally in Caracas

<b>Thousands of Venezuelan students and opposition supporters have joined an anti-government rally in the capital, Caracas.</b><p>The government deployed hundreds of government security forces to prevent a crowd banging pots and pans from marching towards the food ministry.<p>There were similar marches in at …

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Venezuela protesters urge activists' release

Demonstrators in Caracas call for release of dozens of activists arrested during three weeks of violent protests.<p>Anti-government protesters have taken to the streets of Venezuela's capital, calling for the release of dozens of activists who have been arrested during three weeks of violent …

Venezuela opposition musters thousands for march despite Carnival holiday

CARACAS (Reuters) - While many Venezuelans went to the beach to enjoy the Carnival holiday, thousands of anti-government demonstrators marched in the capital on Sunday, trying to keep up the momentum from weeks of protests demanding President Nicolas Maduro resign.<p>There are no signs that Maduro, …

Amid protests, Venezuela to remember late Hugo Chavez

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela geared up on Tuesday for commemorations of socialist leader Hugo Chavez’s death despite continued protests against his successor that have shaken the OPEC member and threatened the legacy of “El Comandante.”<p>A man dressed as late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez waves …

A tense Venezuela remembers Hugo Chavez

<b>The first anniversary of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death does not come at an opportune moment for his protege and successor in office, Nicolas Maduro.</b><p>Since early February, there have been daily protests against insecurity, record inflation and shortages of some basic foods, medicines and …