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A squad of motorcycle-mounted police wheels into an intersection newly seized from student protesters in a barrage of tear gas in eastern Caracas' wealthy Chacao district, an important center of resistance to Venezuela's socialist-led government.
A demonstrator throws back a teargas canister towards police lines, during clashes in an anti-government protest in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, March 10, 2014.
Venezuelan prosecutors accused a policeman on Monday of shooting dead a young female intelligence agent that he mistook for a kidnapper after her plainclothes team forced a suspected protester into their car.
Sean Penn was in Caracas where he met with Venezuela's president, Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela may be roiling with massive and often bloody anti-government protests, but that didn't stop a rogues gallery of Latin leftists, including Cuban President Raul Castro, from turning up in Caracas to honor the late Hugo Chvez on the first anniversary of his death.
It's hard to get a sense of what a food shortage is like unless you've lived through one, but this tidbit from Venezuela serves as a chilling illustration.
Two more people have died in the protest violence surrounding Venezuela's struggling economy and rising crime rate.
Prospective B.C. Lions Felions auditioned Sunday at Scotiabank Dance Centre in Vancouver.
As violent protests in Venezuela alienate moderates in the opposition and show no signs of toppling President Nicolas Maduro , the socialist leader's call for talks is deepening divisions between his rivals.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden calls Venezuela's situation alarming in remarks published Sunday, suggesting its government is using "armed vigilantes" against peaceful protesters and accusing it of "concocting false and outlandish conspiracy theories" about the United States.
The group held a peaceful rally at Wiley Post Park in Oklahoma City on Sunday where nearly a hundred people stood up for a country that is far from peaceful.
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Dressed in white t-shirts representing their pacifism, protesters waved their national flags, pledged their commitment to peaceful protest and banged cooking pots in time to songs of government downfall.
Venezuelan opposition protesters in Caracas attacked three journalists after a march demanding "greater freedom of the press".