Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Protesters Set Fire To Venezuela's Supreme Court Building

The Telegraph: Venezuela protesters set fire to Supreme Court building as crisis deepens

Anti-government protesters set fire to the supreme court in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday.

This is the twelfth week of upset in the country, as protesters demand the resignation of president Nicolas Maduro and call for elections.

The supreme court Monday voted to reject a motion that would prevent Mr Maduro from rewriting the country's constitution.

Violence broke out in protests at the Supreme Court over a bid to change the constitution, and Venezuela's chief prosecutor said on Monday her family had been threatened and followed by intelligence agents since she split with the government.

Fanned by anger at triple-digit inflation along with shortages of food and medicine, protests have grown smaller but more violent over the past two months, with at least 67 killed and thousands injured.

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More News On The Unrest In Venezuela

Protesters Attack Venezuela's Supreme Court Office -- Daily Beast
Venezuela's mass anti-government demonstrations enter third month -- The Guardian
Peru leader warns of Venezuela 'blood bath' -- BBC
Peru calls for regional action to avoid a 'sea of blood' in Venezuela -- Reuters
Peru's president warns of refugee crisis in Venezuela -- Al Jazeera
Doctors Flee Desperate Venezuela to Work in Safer Places -- WSJ
Venezuela Polls Show Rejection of Maduro’s Constituent has Grown to 85% -- Latin American Herald Tribune
Venezuela court rejects call to stop constitution rewrite -- ABC News
Venezuela Court Sides With Maduro Over Constitutional Rewrite -- The Atlantic
Venezuela chief prosecutor accuses government of harassment; violence flares -- Reuters
Venezuela chief prosecutor Ortega's family 'threatened' -- BBC
Venezuela's AG who broke with Maduro says family is receiving death threats -- FOX News
Venezuela prosecutor seeks legal action against top justices -- Washington Post/AP
Venezuela: Maduro Says Children Should Not Be Part of Violent Protests -- NBC

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