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23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group

(CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 prisoners dead, a prisoner rights groups sai...

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group

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Venezuelan rights group says 4 people died in street clashes this week after opposition call for military uprising CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan rights group says 4 people died in street clashes this week after opposition call for military uprising....
18:16, 05/02/2019

At least 52 inmates killed in Brazil prison riot; 16 decapitated It took five hours for prison officials to quell the riot at the Altamira jail in Para state. The clash erupted early Monday after members of one gan...
01:16, 07/30/2019

Prison riot in Brazil leaves 16 inmates decapitated and dozens more killed At least 57 people were killed, including 16 who were decapitated, during a vicious gang battle that erupted in a prison in northern Brazil on Monday...
09:48, 07/30/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Seeks Traction on Day Two of Uprising Venezuelans prepared for a second day of demonstrations as opposition leader Juan Guaidó looked to ramp up pressure and spur more members of the mili...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Ally of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Is Detained After Failed Uprising The opposition leader Juan Guaidó said that the vice president of Venezuela’s National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, was detained by the intelligence ser...
06:00, 05/09/2019

After failed military uprising, No. 2 leader of Venezuelan congress is towed to jail in car Security forces arrested National Assembly Vice President Edgar Zambrano, the No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress, Wednesday a...
09:48, 05/09/2019

Mick Jagger’s ex Vanessa Neumann hired as envoy in Venezuelan uprising The Brits have hired The Stones frontman’s former flame, Vanessa Neumann, as an envoy to Juan Guaidó as he attempts to revive his struggling oppositi...
06:48, 05/12/2019

A Venezuelan Opposition Figure Has Been Arrested After Taking Part in a Failed Uprising The vice president of Venezuela’s opposition-run parliament was arrested by secret police in Caracas on Wednesday, the first arrest in an appar...
16:32, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Calls for Military Uprising, Declaring ‘Final Stage’ of Plan to Oust Maduro Juan Guaidó, the leader of Venezuela’s opposition-held parliament, has taken to the streets of Caracas with a small group of armed soldi...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for military uprising draws reactions from US, world leaders Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets on Tuesday, calling on citizens and the military to back him in the “final phase” of the...
16:48, 04/30/2019

More than 50 prison inmates die after fight in Brazilian jail Fighting broke out between rival gangs in the morning at the penitentiary in the northern Brazilian state of Para. Authorities needed several hours b...
22:48, 07/29/2019

4 More Inmates Die in Brazil Following Deadly Prison Clash Authorities have not yet revealed the exact motive for the clash, only confirming that it was a fight between criminal groups, a day after 58 inmates...
03:16, 08/01/2019

4 More Inmates Die in Brazil After Deadly Prison Clash The authorities did not reveal the motive for the clash, only confirming that it was a fight between criminal groups, a day after 58 inmates were kil...
11:32, 08/01/2019

Over 250 Inmates Escape Indonesia Prison Set On Fire During Riots Indonesian authorities were hunting for more than 250 inmates who escaped a Papua prison set ablaze during violent riots, officials said Tuesday, as ...
18:16, 08/20/2019

Inmates riot, set fire at prison in western Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Security forces have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot. A spokeswoman for the Correctional ...
16:48, 05/16/2019

Life in prison ordered for last two death row inmates in New Mexico The New Mexico Supreme Court on Friday vacated the death sentences of the last two inmates awaiting execution in a state that abolished capital punis...
05:16, 06/29/2019

Brazil prison riot: Four inmates die during journey to new jail Four inmates allegedly involved in a deadly prison riot in Brazil have died of suffocation while being transported to a different jail, security offi...
23:48, 07/31/2019

Officials for Venezuelan President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power in Venezuela.     ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Brazil prison riot leaves 52 inmates dead, 16 decapitated Authorities say at least 52 prisoners have been killed by other inmates during a riot at a prison in northern Brazil.      ...
22:16, 07/29/2019

See Kim Kardashian Explain How She Selects Prison Inmates Who "Deserve a Second Chance" It's been almost a year since Alice Johnson was released from federal prison, but Kim Kardashian is still thinking about her story. "I told my dad y...
19:32, 05/02/2019

Brazil prison riot leaves 57 inmates dead, 16 decapitated Authorities say at least 57 prisoners have been killed by other inmates during a riot at a prison in northern Brazil.      ...
19:16, 07/30/2019

At least 40 inmates strangled to death in Amazon prison gang clashes At least 40 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between riva...
08:16, 05/28/2019

Private prison staff accused of spying on inmates in toilets and showers Former detainee Corey Donaldson claims CoreCivic staff at McRae correctional facility in Georgia peered at and made video recordings of immigrant inm...
08:48, 05/29/2019

Free Your Mind: 10 Missouri Eastern Prison Inmates Graduate College Ten inmates from the Missouri Eastern Correctional Center made history Wednesday as the first graduates of Washington University’s Prison Education P...
02:32, 05/25/2019

2 inmates in New Mexico charged with attempted murder after attack on prison guards The Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility remains on lockdown after two prison guards were attacked by several inmates Tuesday evening.  &#...
06:48, 07/19/2019

U.S. tells North Korea: dismantle political prison camps, free inmates The United States called on North Korea on Thursday to "dismantle all political prison camps" and release all political prisoners, who it said number...
16:32, 05/09/2019

42 inmates killed in Brazilian prisons RIO DE JANEIRO — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, authoritie...
10:48, 05/28/2019

4 Brazilian inmates purportedly involved in deadly prison riots die during transport to safer lockup Four inmates allegedly involved in a deadly riot between prison gangs have died of asphyxiation while being transferred to a safer location, Brazilia...
21:16, 07/31/2019

42 Inmates Were Killed Across Three Brazil Prisons, Authorities Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, au...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Arizona prison officials won't let inmates read book that critiques the criminal justice system Arizona prison officials have banned inmates from reading "Chokehold," a critically-acclaimed critique of the American criminal-justice system. ...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Venezuelan envoy rejects ‘biased’ report at UN rights body A top Venezuelan diplomat branded as “biased” a report by the U.N. human rights chief chronicling torture, sexual abuse, extrajudicial killings and o...
18:00, 07/05/2019

European-led group seeks to help end Venezuelan crisis A mostly European group of nations says it will send a high-level delegation to Venezuela in the coming days to propose solutions to that country’s p...
00:48, 05/08/2019

Child porn ringleader killed in fight with fellow inmates MILAN, Mich. (AP) – A New York man sentenced to 40 years in prison as the leader of a child pornography ring died after a fight involving seven inmat...
02:00, 06/18/2019

Peru deports first large group of Venezuelan migrants Peru deported more than 40 Venezuelan migrants for concealing they had criminal records or for residing illegally in the country, the interior minist...
04:32, 04/30/2019

Venezuela jail inmates killed in clash with police special forces Venezuela's special police forces (FAES) killed 29 inmates in what the authorities described as a failed escape attempt from a detention center. Acti...
02:16, 05/25/2019

Colombia offers nationality rights to Venezuelan children born there: UN hails ‘very important step’ The UN migration agency, IOM, has welcomed Colombia’s decision on Monday to grant nationality status to more than 24,000 Venezuelan babies born insid...
18:32, 08/06/2019

UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Venezuelan authorities are ready to address violations, calls for dialogue “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights ch...
17:16, 07/27/2019

Venezuelan military helicopter crashes, 7 officers killed CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Seven Venezuelan military officers have been killed when their helicopter crashed while heading to a state where President ...
05:00, 05/05/2019

Dozens of Venezuelan prisoners killed in clashes with police Authorities say incident in Portuguesa state was a failed escape attempt, but activists call it a massacreTwenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 po...
07:00, 05/25/2019

Venezuelan man killed in service station line amid fuel shortages A Venezuelan man was killed on Saturday night in a service station line in the western state of Merida, a municipal mayor said on Sunday, signaling t...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Venezuelan Authorities Investigate Cause of Helicopter Crash That Killed 7 Military Officers (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Venezuelan authorities are investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed seven military officers while they ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela's opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into ...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says 7 soldiers killed in military helicopter crash CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says 7 soldiers killed in military helicopter crash....
05:00, 05/05/2019

El Chapo petitions judge to grant him more rights inside prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is griping about conditions in prison, asking a judge, among other things, to force the Metro...
17:16, 05/10/2019

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey A Turkish human rights group says close to 3,000 prisoners have joined a hunger strike to press authorities to end the alleged isolation in jail of K...
15:32, 04/30/2019

Palestinian Authority Bans Activities by Gay Rights Group The Palestinian group, Al Qaws, vowed to continue its work. A police spokesman said its activities violated the “ideals and values of Palestinian soc...
05:00, 08/20/2019

Rights group: Pakistan shouldn’t execute mentally ill man MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A rights group has urged the Pakistani government not to execute a prisoner with “clear symptoms of mental illness̶...
09:00, 06/16/2019

Rights group demands Egyptian juvenile not be executed CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International is demanding that Egypt not execute a man arrested at age 17 ahead of an anticipated death sentence. The rights gr...
14:48, 06/21/2019

Rights group alarmed by ouster of Bolivian judges A prominent human rights group says Bolivia has undermined judicial independence by arbitrarily dismissing nearly 100 judges since 2017 and it's aski...
21:00, 04/29/2019

Disability rights group alarmed by Portland e-scooter rules PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A disability rights group in Oregon has filed a letter of complaint with the city of Portland over new rules for its electric s...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt’s Sinai amount to war crimes CAIRO (AP) — A leading international rights group has accused Egypt’s security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the ...
09:32, 05/28/2019

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality....
14:00, 06/09/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over backing NRA gun-rights group New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the ...
23:48, 04/29/2019

Maryland gun rights group is challenging state's concealed carry law A gun rights group is challenging Maryland's concealed carry laws, arguing that a clause requiring gun owners to provide “good and substantial reason...
01:16, 07/30/2019

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administr...
08:16, 06/11/2019

Women’s rights group launches campaign against legalizing prostitution Women’s rights groups launched a campaign Monday to stop New York from legalizing prostitution, an idea that is being seriously discussed for the fir...
08:16, 05/14/2019

About 13m US children are living below the poverty line, rights group reveals Children’s Defense Fund says doubling federal minimum wage and increased tax credits would cut ‘moral travesty’ of child poverty‘You can’t win’: the ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Rights group accuses dairy farmers of animal cruelty _ again An animal rights group is leveling a new round of allegations against Pennsylvania dairy farmers who were acquitted of animal cruelty charges nearly ...
20:16, 06/28/2019

Rights group: Staff threatened in wake of Egypt report Rights group accuses Egypt’s state-controlled media of launching a smear campaign against its staff following a report alleging that Egyptian armed f...
19:32, 05/31/2019

California gun rights group look to overturn state ban on assault weapons A gun-rights group in San Diego sued Thursday to block California from enforcing its assault weapons ban, citing an earlier court victory that overtu...
03:32, 08/17/2019

Group ranks best and worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia are the worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights, according to a new assessment from the International Lesbian, Gay,...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Rights group tries to block new Saudi ship from leaving France with arms A French rights group sought on Tuesday to block the loading of what it said were munitions onto a Saudi Arabian ship docked in southern France, as p...
18:48, 05/28/2019

Rights group tries to block Saudi vessel loading French arms A French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France lat...
15:16, 05/09/2019

| Facebook closes fake news pages in Poland: rights group Facebook has closed 27 pages in Poland for spreading fake news and hate-filled content ahead of the European parliamentary elections, the civil right...
13:32, 05/18/2019

NRA responds to Gillibrand put-down by posting her 2008 letter praising gun-rights group One day after Kirsten Gillibrand slammed the National Rifle Association (NRA) as the "worst organization in this country," the NRA on Monday reposted...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Armed security officers search office of Russian rights group Russian security officers armed with automatic rifles on Wednesday searched the Moscow offices of a rights group that represents the interests of Rus...
16:32, 08/14/2019

Rights group: India controls Kashmir, Jammu rebels with torture A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely ...
00:32, 05/21/2019

| Rights group urges Sudan military to ensure safety during rallies An international rights group has demanded Sudan's military rulers guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a d...
23:48, 06/28/2019

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state...
19:16, 06/10/2019

Revealed: the fringe rightwing group changing the UN agenda on abortion rights Anti-abortion lobbying group using its influence in the Trump administration to help shape policy on the world stageLast spring, Laurie Shestack Phip...
23:48, 05/16/2019

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain fo...
17:48, 04/30/2019

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Righ...
01:48, 05/29/2019

Hundreds of North Korean execution sites identified, says rights group South Korea-based group says it has found more than 300 such sites after interviewing more than 600 defectors A human rights group says it has identi...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Sen. Cory Gardner on Sanders’ push for felon voting rights: 'This prison precinct plan is going a little bit too far' Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., said Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ argument that convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev a...
21:00, 04/29/2019

Second Saudi ship leaves French port without arms cargo -rights group A Saudi cargo ship has left the southern French port of Fos-sur-Mer without loading its arms cargo destined for Saudi Arabia, blocked from doing so a...
23:16, 05/30/2019

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public execu...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Have Been Identified, Rights Group Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out publ...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Thousands forced to flee as rights group warns of 'war' in Colombia border area Three groups are fighting over drug routes and coca plantations as 40,000 have fled their homes, says Human Rights WatchIllegal armed groups have for...
23:32, 08/08/2019

Animal rights group sues over culling of Canada geese for meat in Denver A wildlife protection group filed a lawsuit in federal court against the federal agencies involved in culling at least 1,600 Canada geese from Denver...
22:00, 07/25/2019

U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, r...
23:48, 06/14/2019

Group protesting ICE outside prison says guard drove truck into protesters, injuring 2 The group of protesters was outside a Rhode Island prison demonstrating against ICE and immigration policy when the incident occurred.   &...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
22:32, 07/08/2019

Mexico human rights group concerned about National Guard detaining U.S.-bound migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb ...
01:00, 07/09/2019

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally ...
05:16, 05/09/2019

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay r...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Digital Rights Group Calls for a 'Complete' Federal Ban on Government Use of Facial Recognition Tech Against a backdrop of U.S. government agencies abusing unproven and potentially unjust facial recognition technology, a digital rights group on Tuesd...
13:32, 07/09/2019

HIV/AIDS group concerned over proposed overdose prevention site at Alberta prison The Correctional Service of Canada says it has received a Health Canada exemption that would permit the site at Drumheller Institution by the end of ...
00:00, 06/13/2019

| Man who killed three Muslims gets life in prison An American who killed three Muslims in February 2015 out of what police first called a parking dispute but now admit was driven by hate has been sen...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Buttigieg makes case to black civil rights group amid poor polling, police shooting Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday made his pitch to Rev. Jesse Jackson’s civil rights group as he sought to fire up his poor ...
19:48, 07/02/2019

Three Tajik prison guards killed in riot Rioting prisoners have killed three guards in a high-security facility in Tajikistan which houses people convicted of religious extremism, including ...
07:48, 05/20/2019

Lawyer: 17 wounded in prison where US-Nicaraguan man killed A Nicaraguan lawyer says 17 people who were arrested in previous anti-government protests were wounded in a prison disturbance in which a 57-year-old...
03:16, 05/18/2019

Three killed, 10 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison Three people were killed and at least ten injured when shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, a local emergency services offi...
19:32, 05/07/2019

At least seven killed, 17 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison At least seven people were killed and 17 injured after shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, according to officials, who sai...
02:32, 05/08/2019

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison A 57-year-old man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua’s government had been killed by a bullet in a prison north of the capital am...
05:32, 05/17/2019

Ex-Episcopal bishop who killed bicyclist gets out of prison A former Episcopal bishop who fatally struck a bicyclist while drunk and texting behind the wheel more than four years ago has been released from a M...
22:32, 05/14/2019

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people inju...
10:00, 07/07/2019

57 Killed, Several Beheaded In Clash Between Two Gangs In Brazil Prison A bloody clash between two prison gangs on Monday left at least 57 inmates dead with 16 of them decapitated, authorities in the state of Para said, t...
05:48, 07/30/2019

At least 52 killed in Brazil prison riot — including 16 by decapitation At least 52 inmates were killed in a massive prison riot in northern Brazil on Monday – including 16 who were decapitated and others who were asphyxi...
02:48, 07/30/2019

At Least 57 Prisoners Killed in Violent Clashes at a Prison in Brazil (RIO DE JANEIRO) — At least 57 prisoners were killed by other inmates during clashes between organized crime groups in the Altamira prison in n...
07:48, 07/30/2019

Inmate may have killed Tennessee prison worker while escaping Authorities are on the hunt for a dangerous inmate who broke out of a Tennessee prison on his birthday Wednesday — and may have killed a state ...
10:32, 08/08/2019

Women’s rights under microscope in Afghanistan as female political adviser killed Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing w...
01:48, 05/14/2019

Islamic State militants riot in Tajik prison, 32 killed Three prison guards and 29 inmates have been killed in a high-security prison in Tajikistan after convicted Islamic State militants started a riot, t...
08:32, 05/20/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the ...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Man who killed Arizona federal prison inmate gets life term TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Kentucky man who recently pleaded guilty to killing a federal inmate in Arizona six years ago has been sentenced to life in pr...
06:16, 06/21/2019

Man who killed wife in 1993, buried body in yard gets life in prison A Florida man who killed his wife and buried her body in the back yard — only for it to be discovered by their adult son 21 years later — was sentenc...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Dozens killed in riot at Tajikistan prison holding Isis militants Three prison guards and 29 inmates die in violence at 1,500-capacity jail in VahdatThree guards and 29 prisoners have been killed in a riot at a high...
13:16, 05/20/2019

Owner of Calif. dealership group reportedly killed in Mexico Jose Arredondo, 58, was found dead by local authorities with "signs of blunt force trauma," reports said. It was unclear whether there were other vic...
17:00, 07/18/2019

UN rights chief Bachelet appeals for dialogue in Sudan amid reports ‘70 killed’ in demonstrations Sudan’s authorities have an “over-arching responsibility” to protect protesters, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said on Tu...
18:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. seeks life in prison for neo-Nazi who killed Heather Heyer in Virginia protest The self-described neo-Nazi convicted of killing Heather Heyer by ramming his car into a crowd protesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesvill...
14:48, 06/28/2019

Frenchman who killed entire family – inspiring a book and 2 movies - to be released from prison A French man whose killing spree of his entire family and his parents' dog, inspiring a book and two movies, is set to be freed from jail after nearl...
17:16, 06/28/2019

A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape prison dressed as his daughter. When that failed, he killed himself Clauvino da Silva tried to escape prison by dressing up as his 19-year-old daughter and leaving her in his cell. He was later found dead.  ...
03:32, 08/07/2019

Islamic State group claims Sri Lanka bombings that killed hundreds Terrorist group assumes responsibility for the string of Easter bombings that killed over 320 people in Sri Lanka, targeting churches and luxury hote...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Terrorist Killed In Shopian Linked With ISIS-Inspired Group: Police A terrorist associated with ISIS-inspired group was killed in an encounter with security forces today at Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir, the police said....
14:48, 05/10/2019

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCH...
20:48, 05/10/2019

Woman who killed daughters after ‘they got in the way’ of her sex life sentenced to life in prison A woman found guilty in England of killing her two young daughters because they "got in the way" of her sex life has been jailed for life, the BBC re...
02:32, 08/03/2019

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work t...
22:00, 07/04/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid co...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison....
05:32, 05/07/2019

Group That Includes TPG Is on Shortlist of Bidders for Group of Asian Hospitals A consortium that includes American private-equity firm TPG Capital is one of three shortlisted bidders for a $2 billion collection of Asian hospital...
10:00, 07/05/2019

Key events leading toward uprising in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, accompanied by civilian protesters and a small contingent of heavily armed troops, called Tuesday for the m...
23:00, 04/30/2019

The Venezuela uprising: the story so far – podcast Nicolás Maduro appeared on the brink of being forced from power in an uprising plotted by the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó. But key figures stayed ...
05:16, 05/14/2019

Sudan sit-in bloodshed cripples uprising Bure'e Mahjoub still hopes democracy will prevail over military rule in Sudan despite the bullet wounds he sustained in a raid on a protest camp that...
21:48, 06/10/2019

Guaidó's uprising seems to have flatlined. What's next for Venezuela? Nicolás Maduro retains power and support from country’s military top brass but the opposition challenge is not deadWhen Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó appea...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Mexico struggles to contain police uprising Angry about a proposed merger with the new National Guard that would cut their pay and benefits, federal police officers have threatened a nationwide...
07:32, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong’s Uprising Rattles the Mainland Smelling blood, the protesters thronged in greater numbers. Demonstrations against an extradition bill in Hong Kong swelled on June 16 even after the...
21:00, 06/20/2019

Vecchio: Venezuela uprising to restore democracy Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States says the current uprising happening on the streets of his country, are not a 'coup,&apos...
20:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuelans take to streets as uprising attempt sputters Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets Wednesday but security forces showed no sign of answering his cr...
03:16, 05/02/2019

| Warsaw stops to remember the 1944 uprising This annual moment of silence is how Poles commemorate the Warsaw Uprising of 1944, the largest military operation by a resistance movement in Europe...
06:32, 08/06/2019

The plot that failed: how Venezuela's 'uprising' fizzled When the coup was hurriedly launched a day early, defections from the regime failed to materialise, Maduro remained in power and the US government lo...
01:32, 05/04/2019

Venezuela's Guaido in video calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising, in a video shot at a Caracas air base showing him surrounded by soldiers...
15:32, 04/30/2019

8 German men charged over plan to start violent uprising BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have indicted eight far-right extremists on suspicion they planned to start a violent uprising. Federal prosecutors ...
15:32, 06/28/2019

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising Seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by Juan Guaidó to be prosecuted, while Washington removed sanctions against Carac...
19:16, 05/08/2019

Algeria’s divided democracy uprising seeks end to impasse Prominent Algerians from various walks of life are trying to craft a plan for presidential elections amid divisions within the country’s democracy up...
00:00, 07/07/2019

Yankees unveil plaque commemorating Stonewall Inn uprising A plaque in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium has been dedicated to commemorate the Stonewall Inn uprising 50 years ago, which sparked a pivotal rebell...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Thousands gather at Stonewall 50 years after LGBTQ uprising Thousands of people have converged on New York City’s Stonewall Inn for the 50th anniversary of the rebellion that catalyzed a movement for LGBTQ lib...
07:32, 06/29/2019

Backstory: Covering an unprecedented uprising in Hong Kong On the afternoon of July 1, before protesters in Hong Kong trashed the city's legislature and riot police countered with tear gas, there was a moment...
11:32, 07/05/2019

Warsaw Uprising: Germany's guilt, shame and atonement German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas visited the Polish capital to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising. Despite a dark history, bot...
03:00, 08/02/2019

Brazil backs Venezuela uprising, but says it won't intervene militarily Brazil's right-wing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's push to oust President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday, ...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Guaido takes to streets in uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed troops early Tuesday in a bold and risky...
18:16, 04/30/2019

Guatemala election: corruption creeps in again four years after uprising Backlash against anti-corruption efforts will have real consequences as Guatemala heads to the polls on SundayAs day broke over Guatemala’s national ...
10:16, 06/13/2019

Venezuela's Maduro appears with defense minister after uprising Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro appeared in a state television broadcast on Tuesday night together with Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino, his fi...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Inmates to get tablets in one Arizona county FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County authorities want to prepare inmates with skills to help them have a successful future once they get out of ...
03:00, 08/13/2019

About 3,100 federal inmates to be released early under new U.S. law Roughly 3,100 U.S. inmates, including many convicted of drug offenses, will be released early from federal prisons for good behavior under a criminal...
20:32, 07/19/2019

20% federal inmates are immigrants, mostly Mexican One-fifth of all federal prison inmates are not U.S citizens, many facing illegal immigration charges, according to new data from the Federal Bureau ...
22:16, 07/05/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military loyal to Maduro for now Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro but there w...
01:32, 05/01/2019

Imprisoned opposition leader reappears amid Venezuela uprising In 2014, Leopoldo López called people to the streets to protest the government and was arrested for inciting violence. In 2015, he was found guilty a...
05:00, 05/01/2019

Sen. Rick Scott on call for military uprising in Venezuela: ‘We are going to have a Syria if we don't take this seriously’ Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., weighed in on Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido’s call for a military uprising to oust socialist leader President Ni...
21:48, 04/30/2019

Clashes rock Venezuela as Guaido urges opposition uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó takes to the streets in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas ...
05:00, 05/01/2019

Trump administration declares support for Venezuela uprising against Maduro: 'We are with you!' Vice President Pence and other top-ranking members of the Trump administration voiced their full support Tuesday for Venezuelan opposition leader Jua...
18:32, 04/30/2019

Pride Celebrations in Europe Mark 50 Years Since Stonewall Uprising MADRID — European cities celebrated LGBTQ pride on Saturday with colorful parades that also became platforms for political demands and a push b...
03:00, 07/07/2019

US briefing: Barr testimony, Venezuela uprising and Assange sentenced Thursday’s top story: attorney general refuses to appear before House judiciary committee. Plus, why we are addicted to conspiracy theoriesSubscribe ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Stonewall uprising veterans still astounded 50 years after making history Time has claimed many of the street fighters who rebelled against the police raid of a New York City gay bar 50 years ago, in what has become known a...
01:32, 06/18/2019

'Extinction Rebellion' opens 'summer uprising' in 5 British cities "Extinction Rebellion" environmental activists rallied in Britain en masse again Monday as part of their "summer uprising" to demand action to fight ...
02:00, 07/16/2019

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bo...
18:32, 07/15/2019

Last known survivor of Sobibor Nazi death camp uprising dies at 96 Semion Rosenfeld escaped from the Sobibor extermination camp in Nazi-occupied Poland, in 1943. The Ukrainian-born Jew has been described as a "true h...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó puts on brave face after failed uprising CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó wants to jumpstart his movement to oust Nicolas Maduro following last week’s...
23:32, 05/10/2019

Venezuela’s failed uprising: How a deal to oust Maduro unravelled According to US officials, members of the Venezuelan president’s inner circle were onboard with talks to see his removal from power. But were they do...
15:00, 05/04/2019

‘Hope never dies’: Venezuela opposition ponders what’s next after failed uprising As protesters returned to the streets on Saturday some voiced optimism while others showed signs of bafflement and angerWhen the tip off came late on...
02:00, 05/05/2019

Climate activists disrupt British cities with 'summer uprising' Environmental activists sought to sow chaos in five British cities on Monday in a bid to force the government to act to help avert what they cast as ...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Joe Biden visits Stonewall ahead of 50th anniversary of uprising Joe Biden paid a visit to the historic Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village on Tuesday, ahead of the 50th anniversary of an uprising that helped spark ...
02:00, 06/19/2019

El Paso gunman Patrick Crusius being kept from other inmates The man accused of slaughtering 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso is being kept in a single cell — away from other inmates, according to officials. P...
04:16, 08/14/2019

Jail using medicine to help inmates addicted to drugs CINCINNATI (AP) — The “dope boys” hang out near the jail awaiting newly freed inmates with addiction. They’ll hand you a free sampl...
18:48, 06/29/2019

Sheriff under fire for having inmates make her a BBQ grill A California sheriff was suspended after she had inmates at a jail in Santa Clara county make her a BBQ for a break space used by corrections staff, ...
11:32, 06/05/2019

New state bill would allow inmates to be jailed near their kids State prison inmates may finally be guaranteed placement near their kids, thanks to the Democratic-controlled legislature installed a few months ago....
07:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. to Resume Executions of Federal Inmates on Death Row The federal government has not executed anyone since 2003, but the attorney general announced that five inmates will be put to death starting in Dece...
03:32, 07/26/2019

US government will execute inmates for first time since 2003 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Thursday the federal government will resume executing death-row inmates for the first time since 2003, ...
02:16, 07/28/2019

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit w...
09:00, 06/18/2019

As Sudan uprising grew, Arab states worked to shape its fate As the popular uprising against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir gained strength earlier this year, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for 'largest march in history' in uprising effort Venezuelans were expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the "largest march" in the coun...
08:48, 05/01/2019

Brazil vice president says Guaido's attempted uprising not a good idea Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's attempt to oust Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro was not the best decision and likely premature, Brazi...
22:16, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó takes to streets in 'military uprising,' frees López Opposition leader and self-declared president takes to streets, with jailed politician Leopoldo López and a small contingent of heavily armed soldier...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuela political crisis deepens as opposition calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early in a bold and risky call for the...
15:32, 04/30/2019

‘We Are With You!’ Trump Administration Backs Venezuela Opposition’s Call for Military Uprising (WASHINGTON) — Venezuelan opposition leaders calling for a military uprising against the government of President Nicolás Maduro gained q...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military remains loyal to Maduro for now Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro, although t...
23:48, 04/30/2019

Relatives collapse while identifying beheaded inmates in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO — Relatives of inmates killed during a prison riot in northern Brazil gathered in the coroner’s office Tuesday to identify the 58 vict...
13:48, 07/31/2019

Relatives collapse identifying beheaded inmates in Brazil Relatives of inmates killed during a prison riot in northern Brazil have gathered in the coroner’s office to identify the 57 victims, with some passi...
01:16, 07/31/2019

3 Georgia inmates stop man from trying to commit suicide: report Three Georgia inmates sprang into action after another inmate wrapped a sheet around his neck and tried to kill himself, according to a Thursday repo...
10:32, 07/19/2019

These Prisons Are Banning Books That Teach Inmates How to Code The Oregon Department of Corrections [DOC] has barred inmates from reading dozens of books about technology and programming—many of which teach basic...
14:32, 06/22/2019

Kansas Wants to Ship Its Inmates Off to Private Prisons in Arizona The Kansas prison system is in shambles. And rather than reform or fix it, the state is now poised to push prisoners off to a controversial private p...
19:48, 06/06/2019

Justice Dept. will execute inmates for first time since 2003 FILE – In this March 17, 2003 file photo, the guard tower flanks the sign at the entrance to the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind., the si...
20:16, 07/25/2019

New law ends use of restraints on pregnant inmates as advocates push for more to be done WASHINGTON — The bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation known as the “First Step Act” put in place improvements in the care of pr...
00:48, 05/26/2019

De Blasio says inmates will get free phone calls from jail They’ll never have to drop a dime again. City jailbirds no longer have to pay to make calls from the slammer — in a move that will cost taxpayers $8 ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Brazil authorities transfer inmates after rioting kills 55 Brazilian security officials said Tuesday nine inmates blamed for killing sprees in several prisons will be transferred to stricter federal facilitie...
23:48, 05/28/2019

More Than 100 Inmates Flew Indonesian Jail On Sumatra Island More than 100 inmates escaped from an Indonesian jail on Sumatra island on Saturday, police said, in the latest breakout to hit the country's creakin...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Brazil: 42 inmates found dead in Amazonas prisons Dozens of inmates have been found dead in separate prisons in northern Brazil's Amazonas state. Authorities said the victims appeared to have been st...
07:48, 05/28/2019

Over 1,000 Inmates From Delhi Prisons To Be Trained As Yoga Teachers More than 1,000 inmates of prisons in Delhi are going to be trained as yoga teachers within a year under an initiative aimed at helping them start a ...
17:48, 06/20/2019

US brings back death penalty for federal inmates The US government will execute its first federal inmate in nearly two decades before the end of the year. Attorney General William Barr said the deci...
04:32, 07/26/2019

Inmates accused of sextortion scheme that ended in suicide COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two South Carolina inmates are charged with blackmailing an Army veteran who then killed himself. Greenville Police Chief Ken M...
14:16, 05/13/2019

5 years for ex-guard who used pepper spray in inmates' eyes A former prison guard captain was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for plotting to abuse inmates at a privately run federal prison in nort...
04:16, 06/06/2019

Kim Kardashian announces ride-sharing for ex-inmates to help them after release Kim Kardashian announced ride-sharing that would give former prisoners gift cards to help them get to and from job interviews, work and family events...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Leopoldo López, Venezuela’s imprisoned opposition leader, reappears amid uprising In 2014, Leopoldo López called people to the streets to protest the government and was arrested for inciting violence. In 2015, he was found guilty a...
22:16, 04/30/2019

‘Need more soldiers’: Venezuela’s Guaidó says opposition overestimated military support before failed uprising In an interview with The Washington Post, Guaidó left open the option of considering possible U.S. military intervention alongside Venezuelan forces....
02:00, 05/05/2019

Thousands of federal inmates to be released under criminal justice overhaul Nearly 3,100 federal inmates will be released from prisons nationwide Friday under the first major milestone of the First Step Act. Deputy Attorney G...
03:16, 07/20/2019

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and enc...
17:16, 07/13/2019

Five Muzaffarnagar Jail Inmates Clear Class 10 Exam With First Division Five inmates, including three life convicts of the district jail in Muzaffarnagar have scored first division in class 10 board exams of the Uttar Pra...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Pinal County jail inmates get computer tablets to get skills FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County authorities want to prepare inmates with skills to help them have a successful future once they get out of ...
03:00, 08/13/2019

‘Most prisoners want to work’ – the shop where inmates’ crafts fill the shelves The Maine state prison’s labour programme not only gives prisoners a skill, but also prepares them for re-entry into societyWhen Kathy Ford stopped i...
19:16, 07/06/2019

Families Demand Answers After 29 Inmates Die In Venezuela Jail Riot Wracked with pain and anger, dozens of families gathered in front of a morgue in the Venezuelan town of Acarigua on Saturday after 29 inmates died in...
07:48, 05/26/2019

| WATCH | US federal government to execute inmates for first time since 2003 The United States Justice Department has reinstated a long dormant policy allowing the federal government's use of capital punishment and immediately...
11:16, 07/26/2019

NYC corrections officer accused of sexually abusing inmates for years A corrections officer at the federal lockup in Manhattan has been accused of sexually assaulting four female inmates for more than five years. Colin ...
01:32, 05/22/2019

DOJ announces release of 3,100 inmates as part of criminal reform push The Department of Justice announced Friday that 3,100 federal inmates are being released as part of the criminal justice reform bill President Trump ...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Peru inmates exchange life of crime for sewing designs The agile hands of men who once worked as pickpockets, hit men and drug traffickers are these days dedicated to a much more docile task: Cutting and ...
01:16, 06/01/2019

Louisiana tests unapproved anti-addiction implant on inmates BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Some Louisiana inmates struggling with opioid addictions may soon find themselves sporting addiction fighting implants that h...
12:32, 05/08/2019

Inmates charged with blackmail in sextortion of Army veteran before suicide After a final threat from inmates, according to police, Army veteran Jared Johns left a message for his sons and and killed himself.   ...
21:16, 05/10/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido calls for military uprising while flanked by soldiers at Caracas airbase: ‘The moment is now’ Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising, saying he has begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust embattled Pres...
15:32, 04/30/2019

Rikers Island inmates are increasingly missing doctor visits: report Missed doctor visits among sick Rikers Island inmates are on the rise as city jails face a spate of medically-related deaths behind bars, according t...
02:00, 06/30/2019

LA County to pay $53M to settle suit over 'nightmare' strip searches of female inmates Los Angeles County has agreed to pay out $53 million to settle a class-action lawsuit in which tens of thousands of female inmates accused jail guard...
20:16, 07/17/2019

Justice Department Will Begin Executing Death Row Inmates for the First Time Since 2003 (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. government will execute federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003, the Justice Department announced Thurs...
23:48, 07/25/2019

Pinal County inmates receive tablets in initiative to reduce recidivism PINAL COUNTY – Inmates in Pinal County will be receiving tablets in an attempt to help prepare them for life after incarceration. Pinal County ...
10:48, 07/31/2019

Uighur man held after leaking letters from Xinjiang camp inmates, says family Abdurahman Memet believed notes from his parents and brother were proof they had been imprisoned in Chinese ‘re-education’ centres A Uighur man who l...
07:48, 08/14/2019

Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey after militant leader call Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike after a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah ...
12:48, 05/26/2019

Beijing's top Uyghur official claims most inmates have left Xinjiang camps A senior Chinese official has alleged that authorities in the far-western region of Xinjiang have released most detainees held in government internme...
14:16, 07/30/2019

Fire kills two inmates, injures guard at Alaska village jail A fire, apparently started by an inmate, engulfed a jail in an Alaska village on Sunday, killing two prisoners and badly injuring a guard, authoritie...
07:48, 04/29/2019

Rikers inmates stop fellow prisoner who attacked female guard A Rikers correctional officer was locked in a pantry and attacked by an inmate Wednesday morning — but other prisoners rushed to the woman̵...
23:32, 06/19/2019

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduce...
10:00, 06/11/2019

Venezuela uprising turns violent after military armored vehicle plows into crowd of opposition supporters Emboldened supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido brutally clashed with Venezuelan security forces as dramatic footage from Caracas showed a mil...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuela coup latest: Juan Guaido calls for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising and said the end of Nicolas Maduro's rule is near in a video showing him ...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Florida inmates spend Fourth of July comforting shelter dogs from fireworks Dogs at a Florida shelter won’t have to endure Fourth of July fireworks all alone. The animals — known to be frightened during one of America&#...
01:32, 07/04/2019

Two escaped inmates, including leader of white supremacist gang, recaptured in Arkansas The leader of a white supremacist gang and a fellow inmate who escaped from an Arkansas jail have both been recaptured, according to authorities. &#...
00:32, 08/03/2019

Brazil riot inmates celebrated by kicking severed heads of victims: report As a prison in Brazil fell into chaos during a bloody gang riot Monday that left at least 57 dead – including 16 found decapitated – several inmates ...
21:48, 07/30/2019

Inmates are taking full advantage of city’s $8M free phone call policy New York City jailbirds are now talking up a storm thanks to a new law providing free phone privileges at a cost of $8 million yearly to taxpayers. D...
02:16, 05/10/2019

42 inmates found strangled to death after rival gangs clash in Brazil prisons A federal task force is being sent to Manaus in an effort to halt the violence. Prison clashes often spread rapidly in Brazil, where drug gangs have ...
02:16, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TT...
12:00, 06/05/2019

As Part of Statewide Reform, New York Graciously Grants Inmates in Solitary One Call Per Week In a move to lessen what experts have deemed the “cruel and unusual punishment” of solitary confinement—which also has been likened to torture—a new ...
21:48, 05/09/2019

Kim Kardashian West speaks alongside Trump to announce ride-hailing program for former inmates Kardashian wasn’t the only woman Trump lauded - he spotted Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who recently announced she’s leaving her position at the White Hou...
00:16, 06/14/2019

City’s $8M plan to give inmates free phone calls may lead to more jailhouse violence The city’s $8 million gift of free phone calls for inmates will spark jailhouse violence, with violent prisoners sure to attack fellow jailbirds to s...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Texas to stop sharing death row inmates’ final statements following state Democrat's outrage Death row inmates in Texas will no longer have their final written words shared with the public following a state Democratic lawmaker’s outrage over ...
17:48, 05/01/2019

4 inmates at a juvenile justice facility in Florida staged a fight, overpowered staff and escaped, officials say Four teenagers escaped a juvenile justice facility in Jacksonville, Florida, on Saturday night after staging a fight in their room and overpowering t...
22:48, 07/21/2019

"Godse Killed Gandhi, Pragya Killed His Soul", Says Kailash Satyarthi Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi today hit out at BJP leader Pragya Singh Thakur for her comments that Nathuram Godse, who assassinated M...
11:00, 05/18/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and ...
09:00, 06/05/2019

Female jail workers and lawyers in Chicago allege inmates made a game of 'masturbation attacks', and they're suing A federal judge allowed two class-action lawsuits to move forward on Monday from female lawyers and jail workers alleging that Cook County failed to ...
08:32, 08/17/2019

Venezuela fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power inside Venezuela.     ...
19:16, 04/30/2019

Guaidó on failed uprising: My backers 'failed to follow through' on promises In new interview, Juan Guaidó, the opposition recognised as Venezuela's interim president by more than 50 countries, said it is "obvious today, there...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power inside Venezuela.     ...
17:32, 04/30/2019

Opposing protesters at Venezuelan Embassy in DC Pro-Juan Guaido protesters squared off in Washington with activists from the group Codepink in front of the Venezuelan Embassy. (April 30)  ...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuelan journalists report on their own survival As the UN's Michelle Bachelet visits Venezuela to address the political standoff and electricity and internet blackouts becoming the norm, life's dai...
14:32, 06/19/2019

A wake for a Venezuelan boy, and a nation’s anguish The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter dispute between the governm...
22:16, 05/28/2019

Venezuelan exodus at 4 million since 2015 Four million Venezuelans have fled their crisis-torn homeland in little over four years, say UN aid agencies. Colombia is hosting the bulk, followed ...
23:32, 06/07/2019

One Venezuelan protester's brush with death A young protester, his arms outstretched and his head thrown completely back, is struck from behind by a Venezuelan National Guard riot control vehic...
03:00, 05/04/2019

Cause of Venezuelan chopper crash is under investigation CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan authorities are investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed seven military officers while they wer...
16:48, 05/05/2019

Former Venezuelan U.N. delegate: 'This is a point of no return' The former U.N. delegate from Venezuela, Isaias Medina, said Tuesday on “The Story with Martha MacCallum” that there is “no way back” for newly elect...
16:48, 05/01/2019

New Venezuelan banknotes greeted with skepticism Some Venezuelans are expressing skepticism about new banknotes that the government says will ease challenges posed by the country’s soaring inflation...
19:16, 06/13/2019

Three Venezuelan families – a photo essay Silvana Trevale left Venezuela in 2011 but has returned to document the ever worsening crisis that has deeply affected families of every economic sta...
18:48, 06/03/2019

Venezuelan children with cancer die, and accusations fly CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter d...
19:16, 05/28/2019

Pro-Maduro Activists Evicted From Venezuelan Embassy Police removed four activists from the Venezuelan embassy in Washington and arrested them, the latest skirmish over the diplomatic compound between t...
01:32, 05/17/2019

7 Venezuelan Military Officers Die in Helicopter Crash The copter struck a mountain outside Caracas as it was traveling to a state where President Nicolás Maduro appeared alongside troops in an effort to ...
14:00, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Venezuelan ambassador rebukes Spain Venezuela’s ambassador in Madrid is rebuking the Spanish government for allowing a leading opponent of President Nicolás Maduro to speak out from his...
14:48, 05/03/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition’s frustration shows The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country’s crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its sup...
02:00, 05/05/2019

Norway says Venezuelan talks making progress Norway's government on Wednesday praised progress made in talks between representatives of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and the political oppo...
08:00, 05/30/2019

US to send hospital ship to help with Venezuelan refugees The Pentagon says a U.S. Navy hospital ship is preparing to deploy to Latin America to provide medical services in countries where several million Ve...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Venezuelan FM: Russian military presence could be expanded MOSCOW (AP) — Venezuela’s foreign minister says the country may expand the presence of Russian military specialists there, as Moscow and Washin...
15:32, 05/06/2019

How Plan to Oust Venezuelan Leader Fell Apart Venezuela’s opposition came tantalizingly close to removing President Nicolás Maduro from power this week, according to more than a dozen people invo...
03:32, 05/04/2019

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is readying new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief ...
16:32, 07/16/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document...
09:32, 05/05/2019

Vice president of Venezuelan congress detained The vice president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, has been detained and towed to prison in his car. He was apprehended for alleged...
05:16, 05/09/2019

Spain arrests former Venezuelan official on US warrant Spanish police say they have arrested Venezuela’s former minister of electrical development Javier Alvarado Ochoa in Madrid on a warrant from the Uni...
16:00, 05/10/2019

Venezuelan National Guard Vehicles Hit Demonstrators In this video, an armored vehicle can be seen driving into a group of demonstrators during clashes in Venezuela between anti-government protesters an...
22:48, 04/30/2019

U.N. pleads for more help to relieve Venezuelan refugee crisis United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appealed on Sunday for more humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees pouring into neighb...
22:32, 08/18/2019

Ex-Venezuelan spy chief says Venezuelans should 'build a new state' The ex-head of Venezuela's SEBIN intelligence service, who was replaced last week after an attempted military uprising against President Nicolas Madu...
04:48, 05/10/2019

Number of Venezuelan migrants could double to eight million: OAS Some 5,000 Venezuelans leave their country each day, the Organization of American States (OAS) said in a report on Friday, and the number of migrants...
22:48, 06/28/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safet...
19:00, 05/15/2019

| US indicts two Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering The US government announced indictments against a current and former official in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's administration on money launde...
12:48, 06/28/2019

Mexico protecting Venezuelan opposition lawmaker MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico says its diplomatic residence in Venezuela’s capital is providing protection to a member of that country’s oppo...
05:16, 05/15/2019

U.S. Issues Warning to Venezuelan Military Officials The Trump administration warned Venezuela’s military and intelligence officials that continued support of President Maduro’s regime puts them at risk...
02:48, 05/11/2019

Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in US Executive order says assets may not be ‘transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn’, as tensions with President Maduro escalateThe Trump administration h...
05:32, 08/06/2019

Maduro hangs on as Venezuelan protests peter out Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaido's call to take to the streets on Wednesday in a bid to force President Nicolas Maduro from power, bu...
05:32, 05/02/2019

| JUST IN: Trump govt to resume death penalty, sets dates for five death-row inmates US Attorney General Bill Barr has announced the federal government will resume implementing capital punishment after a 16 year hiatus and set executi...
20:32, 07/25/2019

OAS task force: Venezuelan migrants need refugee status MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — A team of specialists working for the Organization of American States is urging regional leaders to grant refugee status to...
20:16, 06/28/2019

US Immigration Agency Names Venezuelan Minister Among "Most Wanted" United States immigration officials have added Venezuelan government minister Tareck El Aissami, a suspected drug smuggler, to their list of most wan...
17:32, 08/01/2019

Ex-Venezuelan oil minister asks U.S. court to set aside $1.4 billion judgment Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez asked a federal judge in Houston on Monday to set aside a $1.4 billion default verdict against him in a...
02:32, 06/25/2019

SOUTHCOM: Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' U.S. aircraft A Venezuelan fighter jet "aggressively shadowed" a U.S. Navy aircraft, endangering the safety of its crew and the completion of its mission, U.S. Sou...
11:16, 07/22/2019

U.S. envoy says top Venezuelan officials negotiated to help restore order U.S. envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said on Tuesday opposition-led protests in Caracas were part of a broader effort negotiated with three senior...
23:48, 04/30/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on Venezuelan general who broke with Maduro The United States is lifting economic sanctions on a former Venezuelan general who turned against President Nicolas Maduro in an action it hopes will...
02:32, 05/08/2019

Oil workers reveal a Venezuelan region crumbling despite its resources Venezuela oil workers say that the money intended to maintain PDVSA's equipment ended up elsewhere. They point to the thick layer of polluting oil sl...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Russian, Venezuelan foreign ministers to meet in Moscow MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state news agencies say Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is to meet with his Venezuelan counterpart on Sunday, a day before Lavro...
15:00, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Ex-Venezuelan oil minister asks U.S. court to set aside $1.4 bln judgment Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez asked a federal judge in Houston on Monday to set aside a $1.4 billion default verdict against him in a...
07:48, 06/25/2019

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused the opposition in Venezuela of resorting to violence in what it said was a brazen attempt to ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuelan fighter jet ‘aggressively shadowed’ US intelligence plane A Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American intelligence plane in international airspace, according to US authorities wh...
22:16, 07/21/2019

Venezuelan Elites Accused of Food Corruption Scheme Three stepsons of President Nicolás Maduro and a Colombian business partner are accused of running a scheme to siphon money meant to feed the country...
13:48, 07/27/2019

The Trump Administration Has Frozen the Venezuelan Government’s Assets (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration froze all Venezuelan government assets Monday in a dramatic escalation of tensions with socialist leade...
08:32, 08/06/2019

Peru plans first large deportation of Venezuelan migrants Peru plans to deport about 50 Venezuelan migrants for concealing that they had criminal records, the interior ministry said on Monday, in the first l...
23:48, 04/29/2019

Venezuelan government, opposition head to talks in Norway The Venezuelan government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country's crisis, though the...
08:16, 05/16/2019

Venezuelan blackout eases in some areas; opposition rallies Venezuela’s opposition seeks to harness anger over a massive blackout that deepened hardship nationwide, but turnout at opposition rally is relativel...
21:32, 07/23/2019

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's son The US Treasury Department has passed sanctions on Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra for serving his father's "illegitimate regime." The US said it would...
02:48, 06/29/2019

Under siege, Venezuelan opposition lawmakers keep their congress alive Venezuela's opposition says President Nicolas Maduro is seeking to close down the last institutional space they have left to contest his government -...
17:48, 07/25/2019

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws eye of UN watchdog The United Nations’ human rights chief is urging Venezuelan authorities to do a transparent investigate into the death of a navy captain, whose showe...
22:16, 07/01/2019

US aircraft 'jeopardized' by unsafe approach of Venezuelan fighter jet A Venezuelan fighter aircraft recently made an "unsafe approach" to a US Navy aircraft flying in international airspace, "endangering the safety of t...
10:48, 07/22/2019

Child soldiers recruited from Venezuelan refugees: Report As Venezuelans flee their country in search of safety and economic security, new dangers lurk across the border. In Colombia's northeast, where many ...
06:32, 08/08/2019

Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip HAVANA (AP) — Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello has met with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez on an unannounced trip to the isla...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Venezuelan ska band leaves crisis-hit country for US tour CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan ska band Desorden Público (Des-ORD-en PUB-lico) is on the road in the United States this month, delivering caust...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Protesters arrested at Venezuelan Embassy face US charges WASHINGTON (AP) — Four demonstrators arrested after a weeks-long protest inside the Venezuelan Embassy have been formally charged in federal court. P...
00:16, 05/18/2019

Spain says will not hand over opposition politician to Venezuelan authorities The Spanish government has no intention of turning over Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez to Venezuelan authorities, a Spanish governme...
02:16, 05/03/2019

U.S. sanctions four Venezuelan military officers: U.S. Treasury website The United States on Friday targeted Venezuela with a new round of sanctions on four Venezuelan military officers, according to a statement on the U....
19:32, 07/19/2019

Venezuelan man makes ‘one-legged’ trek across South America A Venezuelan man who lost his left leg in a traffic accident has walked to the bottom tip of South America, hoping to inspire his daughter and his co...
20:48, 08/20/2019

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws US condemnation CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A top U.S. official says the death in custody of a Venezuelan navy captain shows that nobody’s safe in the crisis-wra...
22:32, 06/30/2019

United States activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in DC With no diplomats and no Venezuelans left in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC, a group of United States activists have occupied the non-functi...
05:48, 05/09/2019

Spain will not remove Venezuelan opposition figure from its embassy Leopoldo López sought refuge in diplomatic compound after helping launch abortive coupSpain has said it will not hand over a leading Venezuelan oppos...
01:32, 05/04/2019

U.S. says Venezuelan plane aggressively shadowed a U.S. military aircraft The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airs...
21:32, 07/21/2019

Woman known as ‘The Venezuelan’ among those busted in David Ortiz shooting The three latest people busted in the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz include a woman known as “The Venezuelan,” who is marri...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Venezuelan activist’s wife, daughter arrive in Spain The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving the Spanish amba...
19:48, 06/04/2019

Venezuelan army helicopter crashes near Caracas, killing seven A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed close to Caracas on Saturday morning, killing all seven people on board, the Defense Ministry said in a stat...
04:16, 05/05/2019

Venezuelan Naval Officer's Death Provokes Outrage The death of a Venezuelan naval officer who was in custody after being accused of plotting against President Nicolás Maduro has sparked global condem...
00:32, 07/02/2019

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to a...
23:48, 05/16/2019

US Says Venezuelan Plane "Aggressively" Shadowed Their Military Aircraft The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airs...
21:16, 07/21/2019

VP Pence says he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Guaido U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido by phone on Wednesday and called again for Venezuelan Presi...
00:32, 05/30/2019

Ecuador to require visas for Venezuelan migrants: Moreno Ecuador will require Venezuelan citizens, who until now could cross the border with a passport or other form of identification, to have a visa to ent...
20:00, 07/26/2019

Venezuelan baseball players go to bat for Peru in Pan American Games Venezuela's baseball team will not compete in the Pan American Games beginning this week, but some athletes who have escaped the country's economic c...
05:16, 07/25/2019

In prized Venezuelan building, a long wait for light When the lights began flickering back on in Venezuela’s capital, residents in the six-story Doleli Building hailed as part of the city’s cultural pat...
07:48, 07/24/2019

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis Colombia and Peru on Monday called on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans...
08:16, 05/28/2019

Pompeo: Corbyn 'support' for Venezuelan regime 'disgusting' The US secretary of state has told Sky News that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's apparent support for Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro is "disgustin...
21:48, 05/08/2019

Colombia to give citizenship to babies of Venezuelan migrants Colombia will give citizenship to more than 24,000 children born to Venezuelan migrant parents in Colombia, to prevent the children from being statel...
22:32, 08/05/2019

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Venezuelan billionaire’s home raided in Dominican Republic Dominican officials say drug and money-laundering investigators joined by U.S. federal agents have raided a villa linked to one of Venezuela’s riches...
23:00, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Pence says US to lift bans on Venezuelan general WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Venezuela (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is lifting sanct...
23:16, 05/07/2019

US lifts sanctions for Venezuelan general who defied Maduro The U.S. has lifted sanctions on a top Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolás Maduro, trying to help the opposition regain momentu...
07:16, 05/08/2019

Power returns to Caracas but other Venezuelan states still in the dark Venezuelans in Caracas woke up on Tuesday with the lights back on after the worst blackout since March knocked out power in half the country a day ea...
00:16, 07/24/2019

Elderly caught in brutal trap of Venezuelan crisis The slap of dominoes on the rickety wooden table echoes around the courtyard of the Mother Teresa Senior Home on the outskirts of Caracas. The reside...
21:16, 05/05/2019

Police arrest activists squatting in Venezuelan Embassy WASHINGTON (AP) — A leader of the activists who have been staging a protest inside the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington for more than a month says fo...
16:48, 05/16/2019

MSNBC reporter says if Venezuelan military 'have the guns they have the power' A journalist reporting on the crisis in Venezuela Tuesday, said the efforts to oust President Nicolas Maduro are taking longer than expected in part ...
12:16, 05/01/2019

Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in bid to pressure Maduro U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday, sharply escalating an economic and d...
07:32, 08/06/2019

U.S. judge confirms Citgo directors appointed by Venezuelan congress The Citgo Petroleum board of directors appointed by Venezuela's opposition congress chief was confirmed by a U.S. judge on Wednesday, ending a challe...
20:48, 08/21/2019

Key role of Venezuelan military in crisis takes center stage The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country's crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its sup...
17:00, 05/04/2019

Venezuelan migrants face tougher border policy in Peru Peru is the latest South American country to tighten its border policy for Venezuelans as a migration crisis continues. Migrants desperately tried to...
15:16, 06/15/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro received the diplomatic credentials of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Brazil, forma...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Venezuelan general tells military to 'rise up' against Maduro regime A Venezuelan general called on the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing o...
05:16, 05/13/2019

21 migrants missing as Venezuelan boat capsizes in Gulf of Paria Search and rescue operations were launched Thursday in hopes of reaching 21 migrants reported missing after their boat sank Wednesday night in the Gu...
22:00, 04/28/2019

U.N. camp offers temporary respite for beleaguered Venezuelan migrants Sheltered from the harsh midday sun by the tent she now calls home, Maria Moreno bursts into tears recalling how she and her six children fled their ...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Trump Freezes Venezuelan Government's Assets In Bid To Pressure Maduro U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday, sharply escalating an economic and d...
21:32, 08/06/2019

Venezuelan General Tells Military To "Rise Up" Against Maduro Regime A Venezuelan general called on the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing of the...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Venezuelan teen blinded by police rubber bullets at protest A Venezuelan teenager was left blind after police fired over 50 rubber bullets at his face as they dispersed a group of people protesting shortages o...
08:48, 07/03/2019

Maduro’s ex-spy chief lands in U.S. armed with allegations against Venezuelan government Gen. Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera emerged from hiding in Colombia to allege Cubans in the palace, foreign fighters in the countryside and rot in...
03:16, 06/25/2019

Why a Venezuelan Oil Program Is Fueling Massive Street Protests in Haiti For more than four months, Haitians have been taking to the streets to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse amid allegations he emb...
20:16, 06/24/2019

Venezuelan troops turn blind eye to routes into Brazil - at a price The only official border crossing between Venezuela and Brazil has been closed for weeks but just a mile away a steady stream of migrants and smuggle...
22:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. Sanctions Venezuelan Elites for Alleged Food Corruption Scheme Three stepsons of President Nicolás Maduro and a Colombian business partner are accused of running a scheme to siphon money meant to feed the country...
02:48, 07/26/2019

Venezuelan opposition and Maduro government to hold talks in Barbados Negotiations are set to resume Monday between the Venezuelan government and the opposition group calling for its ouster in a bid to end months of pol...
11:00, 07/08/2019

Cruz-Diez, Venezuelan kinetic artist, dies in Paris at 95 Carlos Cruz-Diez, a Venezuelan artist who shaped the field of kinetic and optical art during the 20th century, died in Paris on Saturday, his foundat...
04:16, 07/29/2019

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malig...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Venezuelan opposition returning to Barbados to continue talks with government Venezuela's opposition said on Sunday it will return to Barbados to continue talks with the government of President Nicolas Maduro as part of efforts...
08:32, 07/15/2019

US military: Venezuelan plane 'aggressively' shadowed Navy aircraft US says incident occurred in international airspaceCaracas slams ‘incursion’ by ‘intelligence aircraft’ The US military on Sunday accused a Venezuela...
01:32, 07/22/2019

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most m...
01:48, 06/09/2019

U.N. calls for independent probe into Venezuelan navy captain's death Venezuelan authorities must conduct an independent and transparent investigation into the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of tort...
21:00, 07/01/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Steps Up Pressure, but Maduro Holds On After Juan Guaidó said rebellion was at hand, supporters clashed with loyalists to the president. By day’s end, Mr. Guaidó fell short of the prize he...
02:48, 05/01/2019

Chile offers 'democratic responsibility visa' to Venezuelan migrants Venezuelans seeking refuge in Chile can request a "democratic responsibility visa" at any Chilean consulate in the world, and not just in their homel...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Miami’s Venezuelan expats pause and pray for Maduro’s ouster Hundreds of Venezuelans packed into a Miami-area restaurant on Tuesday, their eyes fixed on television images of violence in their home country, yet ...
08:48, 05/01/2019

Cuba will have ‘part to play’ in restoring Venezuelan democracy: Freeland Freeland made her remarks in Toronto after meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Cuba is a strong ally of Maduro, who most western nations ...
23:16, 06/07/2019

Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's government withdrew an invitation to an official ceremony sent to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guiadó, she said on Friday...
17:48, 05/31/2019

China helping Maduro cut internet access, Venezuelan opposition says Chinese technicians are working with Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro to knock out internet access in the country, opposition leader Juan Guaidó's...
10:16, 07/31/2019

U.S. federal agents arrest protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy U.S. law enforcement officers raided the Venezuelan Embassy on Thursday to oust a small group protesting U.S. policy toward the oil-rich country, pav...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Venezuelan protests peter out as Maduro hangs on; U.S. and Russia squabble Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaido's call to take to the streets on Wednesday in a bid to force President Nicolas Maduro from power, bu...
01:32, 05/02/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo blames Cuba for Venezuelan regime On a visit to Latin America, the US top envoy has blamed Cuba for propping up the Venezuelan regime. Moving on to Mexico, the focus was on trade and ...
00:32, 07/22/2019

U.S. Lifts Sanctions on Venezuelan General Who Broke Ranks With Maduro The Trump administration lifted sanctions on a Venezuelan general it says has broken ranks with the Maduro regime and warned 25 Venezuelan supreme co...
23:32, 05/07/2019

U.S. hits four Venezuelan military officers with sanctions after captain's death The United States on Friday stepped up its response following the death of a Venezuelan navy captain, sanctioning four top officials in Venezuela's m...
21:32, 07/19/2019

Shock video shows Venezuelan army truck 'RUN OVER protesters' SHOCKING footage has emerged of Venezuelan forces apparently running over protesters outside an airbase in Caracas – with reports of multiple people ...
15:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. says military plane was ‘aggressively’ shadowed by Venezuelan fighter aircraft The encounter between the two planes occurred on Friday, the same day that the Trump administration announced it was imposing sanctions on four top o...
02:16, 07/22/2019

Mother grizzly bear killed by train, then her 2 cubs struck and killed by another train, Montana officials say A grizzly bear family grazing by train tracks near Glacier National Park in Montana all died when they were struck by trains in two incidents just ho...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Venezuelan Leopoldo López leaves Chile Embassy for Spanish consulate López, a key opponent of President Nicolás Maduro, emerged earlier Tuesday from two years of house arrest at a demonstration outside a military barra...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Norway in contact with Venezuelan parties on talks after Maduro suspends meeting The Norwegian government said on Thursday it remains in touch with Venezuela's government and opposition about continuing talks to resolve the countr...
10:00, 08/09/2019

Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy aircraft over Caribbean Sea, US military says A U.S. Navy intelligence aircraft was "aggressively shadowed" by a Venezuelan fighter jet over the Caribbean Sea on Friday in a move that U.S. offici...
18:48, 07/21/2019

Venezuelan court issues arrest warrant for opposition politician Lopez A Venezuelan court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez given he violated a 2017 court-imposed order to rema...
22:16, 05/02/2019

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded t...
18:16, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. court to decide which of two Venezuelan boards runs Citgo Petroleum A U.S. court will decide whether a board of directors appointed by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro or one backed by his rival, opposition leader ...
20:32, 06/26/2019

German foreign minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazil...
01:16, 05/02/2019

Brazil leader says fractures in Venezuelan army could lead to Maduro's fall Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said that fractures within the Venezuelan army could lead to the "collapse" of Nicolas Maduro's sociali...
17:16, 05/01/2019

| WATCH: Guaido supporters clash with Venezuelan National Guard in ?aracas Guaido supporters faced off against units from Venezuela's military police in Caracas. Tear gas was deployed repeatedly in an attempt to disperse the...
20:16, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. court to decide Venezuelan fight for control of refiner Citgo A U.S. court will decide whether a board of directors appointed by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro or one backed by his rival, opposition leader ...
23:00, 06/26/2019

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human righ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

White House May Lift Sanctions on Venezuelan Officials Who Reject Maduro Vice President Mike Pence offered potential sanctions relief after an uprising led by Juan Guaidó fizzled and Venezuela’s military stuck with Nicolás...
03:00, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in bid to pressure Maduro U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday, sharply escalating an economic and d...
07:32, 08/06/2019

Second Venezuelan opposition lawmaker seeks refuge in Italian embassy: sources Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia entered the Italian embassy in Caracas on Thursday after a pro-government legislative body stripped ...
05:16, 05/10/2019

Venezuelan Government Officials and Opposition Leaders Are Meeting In Norway for Talks (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the ...
08:00, 05/16/2019

35 days into protest, Washington activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy Several activists ignored a trespassing warning and remained holed up in Venezuela’s embassy in the United States on Tuesday, highlighting a dispute ...
03:48, 05/15/2019

Venezuelan soldiers oversee fuel rationing in some towns amid shortages Soldiers oversaw rationing of gasoline at service stations in several parts of Venezuela on Sunday as worsening fuel shortages forced angry drivers t...
02:00, 05/20/2019

Unborn baby dies while Venezuelan mother awaits entry to Chile Chilean officials said on Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman waited for the appropriate visa to cross the...
01:16, 07/14/2019

Angelina Jolie Meets Colombian President Over Venezuelan Migrant Kids Actress and UN special envoy for refugees Angelina Jolie met Saturday with Colombian President Ivan Duque to advocate for the estimated 20,000 childr...
03:32, 06/09/2019

Beyond the Mists of Time: The Mysterious Timoto-Cuica Culture of the Venezuelan Andes When we speak of the pre-Columbian South American civilizations, the first to come to mind are the Incas, the Tiwanaku, the Nazca, or perhaps even th...
00:32, 08/10/2019

Guaidó Officials Rally at Venezuelan Embassy in Washington as a Stalemate Ends The police arrested activists who had occupied the embassy since April, allowing diplomats representing the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó ...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Carlos Cruz-Diez, the Venezuelan Pioneer of Kinetic Art, Dies in Paris (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Carlos Cruz-Diez, a leading Venezuelan artist who won international acclaim for his work with color and the style known ...
05:16, 07/29/2019

Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro confirms months of secret US talks ‘Various contacts’ made, says embattled president, amid reports he is negotiating a way to stand down Nicolás Maduro has confirmed top Venezuelan off...
10:48, 08/21/2019

Maduro government claims plot to assassinate Venezuelan leader thwarted An assassination attempt against Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro, which Maduro claimed was a part of a “fascist” plot to overthrow the government, w...
21:32, 06/27/2019

Venezuelan lawmakers seek refuge in embassies after crackdown on Guaido allies Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolas Maduro cracked down on all...
04:48, 05/10/2019

Return of firebrand opposition leader Lopez energizes Venezuelan protests When Felix Garcia woke up on Tuesday he was fired up by surprising news - Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, under house arrest for th...
08:48, 05/01/2019

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as th...
02:16, 05/28/2019

On Venezuelan independence day, Maduro calls for dialogue as Guaido slams 'dictatorship' Venezuela's bitterly divided political factions held competing commemorations of the country's independence day on Friday, with President Nicolas Mad...
21:48, 07/05/2019

Unborn Baby Dies While Venezuelan Mother Waits For Visa To Cross Chile Chilean officials said on Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman waited for the appropriate visa to cross the...
06:16, 07/14/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colomb...
22:32, 04/29/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on former Venezuelan intelligence chief for breaking ranks with Maduro regime The United States lifted economic sanctions on a former Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolas Maduro, Vice President Mike Pence s...
07:16, 05/08/2019

Citgo sought contract with Venezuelan drug suspect's firm -court document U.S. refiner Citgo sought to sign a contract with a firm owned by a Venezuelan accused of involvement in the drug trade by the U.S. government, accor...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Venezuelan police tow National Assembly Vice-President Edgar Zambrano to jail in his car Security forces arrested the No. 2 leader of Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress Wednesday as President Nicolas Maduro's government began goin...
04:00, 05/09/2019

Keeping Venezuelan opposition united is ‘devilishly difficult,’ Pompeo says in private meeting In a recording obtained by The Post, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says persuading the fractious opponents of President Nicolás Maduro to stay toget...
01:00, 06/06/2019

US Secretary of State says he has urged Russia to end its support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. MOSCOW (AP) — US Secretary of State says he has urged Russia to end its support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Lopez enters Chile diplomatic residence in Caracas Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez and his family have been admitted to a Chilean diplomatic residence in Caracas, Chile's foreign minister ...
23:48, 04/30/2019

Liberal activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in Washington to oppose Trump policy Liberal activists are bracing for a showdown with the Trump administration Thursday at an unusual location: Venezuela's embassy.   &#...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Canadian crude Gulf Coast exports rise as Venezuelan gap is filled -trade sources Heavy crudes have poured into the United States this spring, offsetting the loss of Venezuelan oil and producing a mini-surplus, with Canadian heavy ...
19:48, 06/18/2019

Federal agents arrest four protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy in Maduro-Guaido standoff After a month-long standoff, four protesters who had been living inside the Venezuelan Embassy were arrested by federal law enforcement officers and ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader pledges ‘largest march’ in country’s history a day after fierce protests Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for his countrymen to take the streets Wednesday in what he pledged would be the “largest march” in t...
11:32, 05/01/2019

Maduro orders Venezuelan bank to sell Petro cryptocurrency in latest pump attempt Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered that every branch of the Banco de Venezuela should allow citizens to buy and trade El Petro, the sta...
14:16, 07/05/2019

Venezuelan lawmaker says No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress is arrested as tensions mount CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan lawmaker says No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress is arrested as tensions mount....
03:48, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan court orders opposition leader Lopez arrest after attempt to overthrow government The Supreme Tribunal of Justice on Thursday instructed police to detain Leopoldo López for violating terms of his house arrest.   &...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: Operator of Venezuelan PDVSA's fleet seeks to detain tankers: document, sources German shipping firm Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has moved to legally detain three of Venezuelan PDVSA's oil tankers to collect on late pay...
21:16, 05/23/2019

No country to call home? Some babies born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents lack birthright citizenship Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
17:51, 08/12/2019

No country to call home: Some babies born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents lack birthright citizenship Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
23:00, 08/12/2019

Video shows Russian-made Venezuelan aircraft 'aggressively shadowing' American plane, according to military Screenshot via US Southern Command The US Southern Command announced that a Russian-built Venezuelan aircraft "aggressively" shadowed an American ai...
00:48, 07/22/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan childre...
20:32, 04/29/2019

REFILE- Canadian crude Gulf Coast exports rise as Venezuelan gap is filled -trade sources Heavy crudes have poured into the United States this spring, offsetting the loss of Venezuelan oil and producing a mini-surplus, with Canadian heavy ...
01:16, 06/19/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection  This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Liby...
00:48, 08/21/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Liby...
20:48, 08/21/2019

Venezuelan President Maduro often uses 'colectivos' rather than military to maintain order As conditions in Venezuela have gone from dire to unliveable, Maduro has increasingly relied upon 'colectivos' to maintain social order. &...
21:00, 04/30/2019

US says Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy reconnaissance plane, endangered crew "The Maduro regime continues to undermine internationally-recognized laws and demonstrate its contempt for international agreements," the U.S. said. ...
03:48, 07/22/2019

Gay Rights There’s never been a better time to be gay, except in a handful of places where it’s become worse. Gay-rights activists have made historic gains in a...
17:32, 05/17/2019

Voting Rights Some court rulings end fights. Others rev them up. In this decade, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued two such decisions.  In 2019, the court declared...
23:16, 07/30/2019

How the Venezuelan 'coup' didn't get beyond street demonstrations supporting Juan Guaido Like past attempts to oust President Nicolas Maduro, the opposition seemed outmaneuvered again Tuesday.        ...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which co...
07:48, 05/17/2019

What rights do airplane passengers have? After a doctor leaving Jamaica is told by American Airlines to cover up in a blanket, CNN Travel then asks: What rights do airline passengers have in...
21:00, 07/17/2019

On the frontline in the fight for LGBT rights Ruth Hunt joined Stonewall 14 years ago, quickly rising to become the charity’s chief executive. In that time she has seen huge strides made towards ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. abortion rights groups sue over Missouri law Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort ...
14:48, 07/31/2019

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated ...
13:16, 05/20/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated...
17:16, 05/12/2019

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously r...
15:32, 05/01/2019

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. peopl...
00:16, 06/02/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. ...
03:16, 05/17/2019

How a Self-Taught Art Curator Became a Gay Rights Champion ‘I had no vision at all,’ said Charles W. Leslie, who co-founded the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 50 years ago. ‘It had to do with som...
19:48, 06/21/2019

China says will protect rights of its businesses China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the country will take necessary measures to safeguard the rights and interests of its businesses, afte...
10:00, 05/16/2019

How the Civil Rights Act emerged in a divisive U.S. 55 years ago Tuesday marks the 55th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act -- landmark legislation that outlawed discrimination in the United States based on race, r...
14:16, 07/02/2019

Canadian air passenger bill of rights: What you need to know about rule changes Canada has instituted new protections covering a wide range of issues, from overbooked flights to lost bags to delays. See when they go into effect. ...
22:16, 07/29/2019

Sports Illustrated Operating Rights Sold Authentic Brands and Maven are pursuing discussions with Meredith for it to continue to operate certain aspects of the Sports Illustrated business, b...
14:16, 06/18/2019

PG&E shareholders outline possible $15 billion rights issue PG&E Corp shareholders have committed to engaging in a rights offering worth a potential $15 billion in support of a planned reorganization of the em...
18:00, 08/08/2019

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in so...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up thi...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly...
18:32, 05/16/2019

Gaming for abortion rights: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber talks to Laura Hudson, who wrote about video game producers making games that present players with situations where a character m...
09:16, 07/22/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortion...
21:00, 05/21/2019

UN rights chief: Relatives of ex-IS fighters should go home GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief says thousands of relatives of former foreign fighters in the Islamic State group should be repatriated, in...
13:48, 06/24/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)       ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

10 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world Soledad Nunez/AP Last week, Ecuador's highest court issued a ruling, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in the South American country. Busines...
01:16, 06/18/2019

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autono...
01:32, 05/16/2019

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the...
04:16, 06/07/2019

Deals Give Drugmakers Rights to DNA Data Deals between drugmakers and hospital systems to mine the genetic profiles of hospital patients are triggering concerns over the control of valuable ...
00:00, 08/13/2019

San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of San Francisco is suing the Trump administration over its new regulation allowing health care professionals to opt out o...
10:16, 05/03/2019