Tuesday Mar 11
Journal and Courier
San Cristobal - where Venezuelan insurrection began - rages
SAN CRISTA?BAL, Venezuela - Jose Perez pours gas onto a pile of trash, debris and tires.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Venezuelan govt forces target protest barricades
Mayor Daniel Ceballos said at least three people were injured and one arrested in actions by National Guard members in San Cristobal, a city in the western state of Tachira near the border with Colombia where the first student-led protests began a month ago.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
With number on wrist, Venezuelans queue at markets
Patricia Gamboa arrived at a government-run supermarket in western Venezuela at 2:00 am, six hours before doors opened, to be first in line and buy whatever she could get her hands on.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
World Press Freedom Review
Amid protests, IPI urges Venezuela's government to end media pressure
A motorcycle drives past an old television set which was burnt in a barricade set up by anti-government protesters in San Cristobal, some 410 miles southwest from Caracas February 21, 2014.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Carnival holiday may take heat out of Venezuela crisis
Venezuelans began a week-long national holiday on Thursday as some protests still simmered but President Nicolas Maduro's government was hoping the break will take the heat out of the nation's worst unrest for a decade.
Protests, barricades bring Venezuela's 'Cordial City' to a halt
Piles of glass, a trashed refrigerator and the burned remains of a car litter the streets of the Pirineos neighborhood in the Venezuelan city of San Cristobal, giving it the look of a community under siege.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Split in Maduro's ranks amid Venezuela turmoil
A Venezuelan ruling party governor has called for the release of all jailed protesters in a rare public split within President Nicolas Maduro's ranks after nearly three weeks of deadly anti-government demonstrations.
Battle for Venezuela Being Fought Online
A crucial battleground in Venezuela is the Internet, as authorities cut web access to a clash-torn city and selectively block web sites and a communication app popular with protesters.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
The Toronto Star
The real reason Venezuelans are rioting
"There are a lot of concrete bread-and-butter issues regarding shortages and inflation and things like that that people are really angry about."
Rival protests grip Venezuela
Venezuelans on both sides of the nation's bitter political divide took to the streets on Saturday after two weeks of mass protests that have President Nicolas Maduro scrambling to squash an increasingly militant opposition movement.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Albany Times Union
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks next to a painting of the late Hugo Chavez, during a news conference at Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Outside the Beltway
One Illustration Regarding Venezuela
Despite good intentions, I have not had time to devote to a story that is quite important and is not receiving enough attention: the events unfolding in Venezuela.
Venezuelan beauty queen slain in protest mourned as victim of political violence
Paratroopers are heading to a Venezuelan border area torn by fierce clashes between police and anti-government protesters, while security forces are being accused of turning many parts of the country into free-fire zones in their bid to silence a rejuvenated movement challenging socialist rule.
Venezuela Government Calls in Military in Response to Protests
NPR reports that the Venezuelan government has called in the military in response to the violence there, raising fears of civil war.
South China Morning Post
Venezuela sends paratroopers to epicentre of protests, as Maduro issues new threat to media
The Venezuelan government ordered paratroopers on Thursday to a border city where growing student protests began more than two weeks ago, with President Nicolas Maduro angrily rejecting US calls for dialogue.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Battle for Venezuela Being Fought Online
The battle for Venezuela is being fought as vigorously online as on the streets, with opposition activists tracking the government crackdown on social networks, and authorities fighting back by cutting Internet to a clash-torn city, and selectively blocking websites and a communication app popular with protesters.
The Daily News Journal
Venezuela sends in military units as protests continue
The country's embattled government said it was sending military units to the southwestern state of Tachira to restore order as supporters of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez continued to protest Thursday.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
65 Colombians deported from Venezuela, reportedly without pretext
Some 65 Colombian nationals were deported from Venezuela on Monday, claiming mistreatment at the hands of Venezuelan authorities, reported Colombian media sources.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Boy's Life Hanging on 8-Hour Trip Shows Why Venezuelans Protest
A search for the wellspring of the discontent that has filled Caracas's streets with protesters this week could begin and end with Joel Correa and his son's malfunctioning liver.