May 24th @ 3:01 AM GMT
Yahoo! Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is launching a hunger strike and calling for a mass anti-government protest next week in a new video leaked Saturday. (World)
May 23rd @ 8:30 AM GMT
Yahoo! Western and African members of the U.N. Security Council criticized each other on Friday after the 15-nation body narrowly passed a resolution calling for global action against illicit trade in small arms and light weapons. The resolution, which was drafted by this month's council president, Lithuania, passed with nine votes, the minimum needed for adoption. Six countries - Russia, China, Angola, Chad, Nigeria and Venezuela - abstained, citing a failure of the resolution to address the iss... (Top Stories)
May 24th @ 4:23 AM GMT
Wall Street Journal Venezuelan authorities have transferred a jailed opposition leader considered by government opponents to be among the country’s most prominent political prisoners to a notoriously violent penitentiary, his lawyer said. (World)
May 25th @ 11:33 PM GMT (7.8 hr ago)
Yahoo! Venezuela's public ombudsman denied Monday that jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was on hunger strike or in solitary confinement, saying he ''had lunch with his children'' the day before. Lopez said Saturday he was launching a hunger strike with fellow inmate Daniel Ceballos, a former student leader and ex-mayor, to protest the political situation in the country. After Tintori said she had not been able to visit him since Friday and that he was being held in isolation as punishm... (World)
May 23rd @ 11:49 PM GMT
Wall Street Journal Venezuelan authorities have transferred a jailed opposition leader considered by government opponents to be among the country’s most prominent political prisoners to a notoriously violent penitentiary, his lawyer said. (World)
May 23rd @ 8:50 PM GMT
Yahoo! A jailed prominent opponent of Venezuela's socialist government has been transferred to one of the country's most violent prisons, his lawyer said Saturday. (World)
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