Call for investigation of inciting violence
Wednesday 15th Jun 2016
posted by James Tweedie in World
VENEZUELA’S National Electoral Council (CNE) will grant opposition requests for a recall referendum against socialist President Nicolas Maduro, it said on Thursday.
The law requires the the signatures 20 per cent of registered voters on official petition forms in order to trigger...
Saturday 16th Apr 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
VENEZUELA’s Supreme Court has annulled all parliamentary votes until three MPs suspended over vote-buying claims are removed.
Monday’s ruling came in response to defiance of the suspension by the opposition Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD), a coalition of right-wing...
Wednesday 13th Jan 2016
VENEZUELA’S opposition-dominated national assembly swore in three deputies provisionally barred by the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
As President Nicolas Maduro reshuffled his cabinet as part of an “economic counteroffensive” to boost the country’s economy,...
Friday 8th Jan 2016
Ramos defies court to swear in all members
Wednesday 6th Jan 2016
posted by John Haylett in World
Saturday 2nd Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
With the right wing now in control of the Venezuelan National Assembly, we must redouble our solidarity efforts, writes FRANCISCO DOMINGUEZ
Tuesday 15th Dec 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
VENEZUELA’S President Nicolas Maduro warned the military at the weekend of a “large-scale crisis” brewing and foreshadowing a showdown between the socialist government and opposition-led legislature.
“We’re facing a large-scale crisis that is going to...
Monday 14th Dec 2015
VENEZUELA’S outgoing parliament was set to appoint 12 Supreme Court justices during its final session yesterday before handing over to the opposition next year.
With the right-wing Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) coalition holding an effective two-thirds majority in the...
Friday 11th Dec 2015