The activists were arrested Thursday at the Venezuelan Embassy in Georgetown on a criminal complaint after participating in a month-long occupation of the embassy.
Authorities served an eviction notice Monday to activists who have stayed for more than a month inside the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, and asked them to leave immediately.
As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is looking to jump start his movement to oust Nicolas Maduro in the wake of last week’s failed military uprising, promising to persevere in the face of a deepening crackdown.
The weekend brought another round of demonstrations to the Venezuelan Embassy building in Georgetown. See photos as opposing sides demonstrated outside the embassy.
As the political stalemate in Venezuela continues, a volatile situation at the Venezuelan Embassy in D.C. is getting more intense. Three people were arrested during protests Thursday.
The Venezuelan embassy in Georgetown has become a microcosm of the political and social unrest that have gripped the South American nation since the heavily-disputed 2018 presidential elections.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets with a contingent of heavily armed soldiers in a bold call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro.
Rival political factions took to the streets across Venezuela on Saturday, in U.S.- backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s first march since Maduro loyalists stripped him of legal protections he’s granted as a congressman.
Electricity slowly returned in most areas of Caracas on Saturday after Venezuela struggled through the third major blackout of March.
The announcement came from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a tweet as Venezuela struggles to restore electricity following four days of blackouts around the country.
Seventeen people have died in Venezuela’s massive power outage, “murdered” by the government of President Nicolas Maduro, opposition leader Juan Guaido alleged Sunday.
Venezuela’s embattled president and his opposition rival held dueling rallies in the capital Caracas Saturday as the country struggled with an ongoing massive power outage.
Six weeks after Juan Guaido declared himself Venezuela’s President, US lawmakers are wrestling with the possibility that momentum behind his political movement could stall and the question of how to respond as the crisis ripples regionwide.
The Univision network said six of its staffers, including veteran anchorman Jorge Ramos, were briefly detained at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, on Monday.
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