Tag: Venezuela

Venezuelan security forces are seen at the entrance of the intelligence service's Helicoide center in Caracas after opposition figures took control of a part of it

Venezuela Blocks Families from Visiting Political Prisoners After Non-Violent Revolt

The mothers and wives of political prisoners held in Venezuela’s Helicoide, a building designed as a shopping mall that now houses dozens of the nation’s prisoners of conscience, said late Sunday they were denied visiting rights that day and have heard nothing of their loved ones since a protest forced the transfer of dozens out of the facility.

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro waves to supporters after he was declared the winner of the presidential election

Venezuela: Maduro ‘Reelected’ with Record Low Turnout, Rampant Fraud

Venezuela’s dictator Nicolás Maduro declared himself the winner late Sunday of a presidential election widely dismissed as fraudulent, and marred by record low turnout, against a fellow socialist and a televangelist whose campaign signature was handing out free soup.

2:12am del 17 de mayo ningún preso político en el Helicoide ni preso común está durmiendo como dijo el usurpador de Tareck Willian Saab .

Videos: Dissidents Revolt Against Torture in Venezuela’s Shopping Mall-Turned-Prison

Political prisoners being held in Caracas’ Helicoide prison – once destined to be the capital’s largest shopping mall, but now home to over 50 political dissidents – began protesting against the regime and demanding their freedom Tuesday night, prompting a violent response from Venezuela’s secret police (Sebin).

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (R) and his vice-president Tareck El Aissami participate in a rally with workers of PDVSA state-owned oil company in Carcas January 31, 2017.

Expert: Venezuela’s Hezbollah-Linked, ‘Drug Kingpin’ VP ‘Runs the Country’

Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami, who has been linked to Iran’s narco-terrorist proxy Hezbollah and designated as a drug trafficking “kingpin” by the United States, “is calling the shots” as the top leader in the chaos-ridden socialist country, an expert told Breitbart News Daily on Sirius XM.

EN VIVO: La delegación del régimen sabotea foro en la Cumbre de Lima

Pro-Castro Mob Heckles, Shuts Down Americas Summit Event

Dozens of Cuban government agents forced the shutdown of a forum on civil society in the hemisphere at the Summit of the Americas Thursday by shouting over all the speakers until organizers postponed the meeting. The incident is an example of what pro-democracy activists call a “climate of violence” that the regime has brought to the event.