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Venezuela prepares military protection for centers subject to attacks

Venezuela prepares military protection for centers subject to attacks

CARACAS, Nov. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – The Strategic Command of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (Ceofanb) is training its members for the protection to facilities of public services, which are targets of sabotage.According to Ceofanb commander Remigio Ceballos, the command began a phase of assessment and coordination to protect the public services system, particularly electricity and...

Venezuelan gov't, opposition resume talks

Venezuelan gov't, opposition resume talks

CARACAS, Sep. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Venezuela's government and right-wing opposition groups have returned to the negotiating table, President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday.The "negotiating table" was installed in the Dominican Republic, where delegates from both sides met on Sept. 13-14 in a bid to overcome the political crisis that has been plaguing the country, he said in a televised...

11 killed in clash between Venezuelan troops, armed group 

11 killed in clash between Venezuelan troops, armed group 

CARACAS, Sep. 12 (Press Shia) – A clash between Venezuelan army troops and an armed group left 11 people dead in Tumeremo, a town in southern Bolivar state, prosecutors said on Monday.The clash took place at 11:00 a.m. (1500 GMT) Sunday when the troops "were patrolling the area due to the presence of members of an armed organization," the Public Ministry said in a statement. The armed men...

Venezuelan truth commission to probe deadly protests

Venezuelan truth commission to probe deadly protests

CARACAS, Aug. 07 (Press Shia) – Venezuela's new Constituent Assembly (ANC) has created a Truth, Justice and Reparations Commission to investigate violent protests which have caused more than 100 deaths, President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday.The ANC, whose members were elected on July 30, convened for the first time on Saturday, aiming to identify those responsible for the deaths and to make...

Venezuelan armed forces to protect elections to constituent assembly

Venezuelan armed forces to protect elections to constituent assembly

CARACAS, Jul. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – The head of the Strategic Operational Command of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (CEO-FANB), General Remigio Ceballos, has stated that they will protect the Venezuelans democratic right to participate in the forthcoming July 30 elections.The FANB will guarantee the attendance of voters in the elections to elect 537 of the 545 members of the National...

Venezuelan president ratifies elections in country

Venezuelan president ratifies elections in country

CARACAS, May 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro confirmed that elections will take place in the country in 2018."There will be presidential elections in 2018 come rain or shine," pointed out the president on Friday, in light of the demands from violent right-wing opposition groups that insist on violating the Constitution with an early call. On May 1, the head...

Venezuela Calls for Broad National Discussion

Venezuela Calls for Broad National Discussion

CARACAS, May 10 (Press Shia Agency) – The call for a National Constituent Assembly seeks to open a discussion that breaks polarization, political conflict, while hosting a broad exchange to overcome the antagonisms prevailing in our society", said Elias Jaua in a press conference.Jaua chairs the Presidential Commission for the Constituent Assembly with the firm goal of reaching a basis for...

Venezuelan right accused of coup attempt

Venezuelan right accused of coup attempt

CARACAS, Apr. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – The Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, accused the opposition Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) of attempting a coup against President Nicolas Maduro in a cowardly and continuous manner.There is no sanity within the MUD, there is no room for reflection, no principles, no convictions, he said in a speech...

Libyan former officials, militias attempt coup in Tripoli

Libyan former officials, militias attempt coup in Tripoli

MOSCOW, Oct. 15 (Press Shia) – A group of former members of Libya's General National Congress (GNC), accompanied by local militias, declared themselves in power after taking over the premises previously held by the congress in the country's capital, local media reported. The Libya Herald newspaper reported on Friday that Khalifa Ghwell, who was the head of one of the...