Four opposition lawmakers stripped of immunity in Venezuela

World / Politics Aug 13, 2019

Four opposition lawmakers stripped of immunity in Venezuela

Legislators loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday stripped immunity from four opposition lawmakers accused of treason, amid a struggle for control of the crisis-stricken nation. The move brings to 18 the number of opposition politicians Maduro's government has threatened with criminal prosecution so ...

Russia says Venezuela's opposition is in contact with Moscow

World / Politics Jul 24, 2019

Russia says Venezuela's opposition is in contact with Moscow

Venezuela's opposition, including representatives of its leader, Juan Guaido, has been in contact with Moscow, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on its website on Tuesday. "We've been actively talking to representatives of Venezuela's political landscape — government, opposition figures, including J. Guaido's people, who are reaching ...