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In Venezuela, a Triumph for the Opposition

On Sunday, voters in Venezuela delivered a stinging rebuke to Nicolás Maduro and his ruling party by electing a coalition of opposition lawmakers to Parliament that is large enough to...

Venezuela’s Opposition Secures Supermajority Against Ruling Party

Venezuela’s opposition clinched the remaining seats it needed on Tuesday to have a supermajority in congress and effectively challenge the rule of President Nicolás Maduro.

Triumphant Venezuela opposition looks to boost economy, free prisoners

Venezuela's opposition vowed on Monday to revive the OPEC nation's troubled economy and free jailed political activists after winning control of the legislature for the first time in 16 years...

Venezuela election: Opposition 'wins two-thirds majority'

The leader of Venezuela's opposition has claimed it has won a critical two-thirds majority in Sunday's election. Henrique Capriles said the alliance won at least 112 seats in Congress. If...

Venezuelan Opposition Claims a Rare Victory: A Legislative Majority

Government opponents surged to a rare victory here on Sunday in key congressional elections framed by the country’s deep economic crisis, claiming a legislative majority for the first time in...

Venezuela: A Dictatorship Masquerading as a Democracy

Ahead of a major election, the country is looking more and more like a failed state.

We Must Reclaim Democracy in Venezuela

There can be no democratic change if people do not participate in the democratic process. We must vote, and if this election is stolen from us, then we must protest...

Rights and wrongs in Venezuela

On Dec. 6 and the days thereafter, the whole world should be watching and taking a cue from the International Association of Political Consultants, demanding that the democracy be restored,...

Venezuela's Threatened Elections

As his support base has dwindled in recent years, Mr. Maduro’s government has arbitrarily prosecuted political opponents and unfairly disqualified opposition leaders from running for office. He gerrymandered voting districts...

ICC confirms motion to investigate Venezuelan top government officers

The Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) confirmed to have received a request for investigation into Venezuelan senior government officers and has plans to analyze the...