Sunday, September 27, 2020

Venezuela Opposition Passes Amnesty Bill

After a fiery debate that took place on Tuesday opposition-controlled Venezuelan National Assembly decided to pass the amnesty bill which may possibly free dozens of jailed opposition leaders. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro had stated that he would fight to stop the bill which he said would act in freeing “criminals and terrorists”. In December, the […]

Venezuelan Opposition Leader López Receives Maximum Sentence

Leopold Lopez, the jailed Venezuelan opposition leader and head of the Voluntad Popular Party, received a maximum sentence of 14 years in prison this week on charges of inciting violence and plotting to overthrow the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro following an abruptly ended trial. Pro-Lopez demonstrators clashed with pro-government crowds outside the courthouse […]