Venezuelan Embassy in Brazil occupied by Guaido supporters

World / Politics Nov 14, 2019

Venezuelan Embassy in Brazil occupied by Guaido supporters

A group of people backing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido occupied the nation's embassy in Brazil's capital, Brasilia, on Wednesday. An official from President Nicolas Maduro's government said some 20 people forcibly invaded the embassy early Wednesday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity for ...

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 ...