U.N. Human Rights chief Michelle urges Venezuelan government to free hundreds of jailed dissidents who were arrested for participating in peaceful protests.
Venezuela articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for democracy in Venezuela. Venezuela is not a functioning democracy after years of sliding down the scale on this measure. Also check out our section on World Democracy or our articles on the Americas.
There are very evil actions by the US taking place around the world. Why can’t the average fascist that’s involved with our government just take a break, the dust hasn’t even settled in Iraq and Afghanistan yet!
Crisis hit Venezuela as they await opposition leader and self-declared president, Juan Guaido who plans to return despite security concerns
Protesters clash with police Saturday, leaving one demonstrator dead in the third straight day of demonstrations against economic mismanagement .
Momentum is growing for Venezuela’s opposition movement led by lawmaker Guaido, who has called supporters back into the streets for nationwide protests.
Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido and President Nicolas Maduro participated in rival demonstrations Saturday in Caracas.
Venezuelan authorities detained three foreign journalists and a driver working for the Spanish news agency EFE on Wednesday, the company said.
More than 1,300 Colombians forced to flee their homes in January alone to escape fighting between armed factions despite a peace deal signed two years ago.
Venezuelans of every age, class and profession poured into the streets of the capital on Wednesday to demand that President Nicolas Maduro step down.
U.S. recognition of Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president is being touted by Trump’s administration as a way to restore country’s democracy.