Venezuela

Venezuela

What is happening in Venezuela?

Venezuelans have been taking to the streets since early April demanding elections, the sacking of Supreme Court judges and freedom for political prisoners. Hundreds of people have been arrested and a handful have been killed during the widespread protests.

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A change of heart for one weapons smuggler and deportation for another

One of five Venezuelans accused of smuggling weapons and ammunition to their homeland from South Florida has pleaded guilty after pleading not guilty just last month following his arrest in Orlando. Also, one of three Venezuelans who recently pleaded guilty to attempting to export firearms and ammunition to the South American country in a related case, was sentenced last week to 30 months in prison and ordered deported.

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Videos

Protesters force police to retreat in Venezuela

A group of protesters attacked a police armored personal carrier forcing them to retreat in Venezuela.
Source: Twitter
Protesters force police to retreat in Venezuela 0:26

Protesters force police to retreat in Venezuela

Woman stands up to police tank in Venezuela 0:35

Woman stands up to police tank in Venezuela

Venezuelans defy government roadblocks surrounding the capital 2:13

Venezuelans defy government roadblocks surrounding the capital

Police and protesters clash in Venezuela 1:39

Police and protesters clash in Venezuela