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OAS SG asks Venezuela's Maduro to enact amnesty law immediately

Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) Luis Almagro on Tuesday requested Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro to enact “immediately” an amnesty law passed last week by the opposition parliament group.

Venezuela's National Assembly passes amnesty bill

Mr Lopez's wife, Lilian Tintori, welcomed the passing of the bill, saying it was "felt in all of Venezuela, like a fireworks rocket going off in Caracas, full of emotion,...

Venezuela’s Opposition-Controlled Congress Passes Amnesty Law

Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress passed a law Tuesday to liberate more than 70 political prisoners, presenting their biggest challenge yet to President Nicolás Maduro...Among the prisoners is Leopoldo López, the country’s most popular opposition...

How a Venezuelan Opposition Leader Secretly Communicates From Solitary Confinement

“After the elections of 6 December”—which saw the opposition gain control of the National Assembly for the first time in almost two decades—“there is so much hope. The entire country...

Two-thirds of Venezuelans say Maduro presidency should end this year: poll

Just under two-thirds of Venezuelans think Nicolas Maduro's presidency should end this year as the opposition pushes to oust him amid a grueling economic crisis, a survey by a leading...

Venezuela opposition launches protests to oust Maduro

Venezuela's opposition has held a day of protests to launch a new campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro. Crowds marched in Caracas and other cities to express their anger at...

Three steps Venezuela must take to turn the country around

Two years ago I was imprisoned for calling for a constitutional, democratic and peaceful change in the Venezuelan government. Our plan was called La Salida, “the exit.” Not everyone agreed with our...

I'll Keep Fighting for Venezuelans' Rights, Despite the Regime's Attacks on My Family

The moment the tragic situation in Venezuela becomes normal, they have won. I tell myself this every time I enter Ramo Verde military prison to visit my husband, the Venezuelan opposition...

Venezuela opens debate on political prisoner amnesty

Venezuelan lawmakers opened debate Thursday on an amnesty bill for political prisoners, a key legislative initiative for the opposition majority.

A Constitutional Standoff in Venezuela

Venezuela’s top court, which is controlled by Mr. Maduro, had issued a ruling proclaiming that any laws the opposition-dominated National Assembly passed would carry no weight because a handful of lawmakers have...