Although there were some economic problems in Venezuela over the past year, the main aim of the protesters is to oust the government of Nicolas Maduro and to effect regime change, lawyer and writer Eva Golinger told RT.
The Venezuelan people are busy commemorating the anniversary of the death of the iconic socialist leader, Hugo Chavez, while his successor, Maduro, grapples with country-wide protests against his government.
Security researcher Jacob Appelbaum revealed what he calls “wrist-slitting depressing” details about the National Security Agency’s spy programs at a computer conference in Germany on Monday where he presented previously unpublished NSA files.
For a long time elite establishment gatekeepers in the West have scoffed at that those who claim Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned. As to those who claimed he was poisoned by Israel - well-of course they're crazy conspiracy theorists!
As Latin America marks 60 years since the 1953 Fidel Castro’s uprising that paved the way for revolution in Cuba, analysts weigh on how the US alienated most of the region’s population, who would rather have America as their partner, not a “boss.”
In a secret US cable published online by WikiLeaks, former ambassador to Venezuela, William Brownfield, outlines a comprehensive plan to infiltrate and destabilize former President Hugo Chavez' government.
Late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez’s was laid to rest in a military museum in the capital Caracas. Thousands of supporters came out for a final farewell as the coffin was taken from military academy to the museum, ending a 10-day mourning period.
Leaders flocked to Caracas on Friday as Venezuelans paid an emotional farewell to their late President Hugo Chavez. His successor Nicolas Maduro has since been sworn in as acting president and called for snap elections.
Chavez’ political heir has revealed that the Venezuelan leader is to be embalmed and preserved just like Lenin, and laid out in the ‘Mountain Barracks’ where he devised a failed coup. The venue will be turned into a Museum of the Revolution.