It came as opposition leader and two-time presidential candidate Henrique Caprilessaid on Friday that he had been banned from holding political office for 15 years, amid what critics say is a crackdown on dissent by the leftist government.
- MARIA CORINA MACHADO: The most-voted-for lawmaker in Venezuela's 2010 congressional elections, Machado was stripped of office in 2014, had her passport taken and was barred from competing in elections the following year.
"The human rights advocate has to stop being the Socialist Party advocate!" opposition leader Henrique Capriles said in an online broadcast as he marched wearing a hat in the Venezuelan colours of yellow, red, and blue.
The state authority's move effectively bans Capriles, a lawyer of 44, from running against Maduro in a general election due next year. But now the nearly daily churn of events in what's being called the "ongoing coup" - the government's moves to accumulate more power - has energized and united the normally fractious opposition. With Capriles out of action, and his fellow opposition leader, the imprisoned Leopoldo Lopez, out of commission, Maduro is steadily thinning the ranks of any serious rivals.
It would also likely fuel anger ahead of an opposition protest planned for Saturday after a string of violent marches, spurred by the Supreme Court assuming control of congress last week before an outcry forced it to retreat.
As is now customary authorities shut down the city's subway in what opponents call an attempt to discourage people from joining the protests.
Saturday's violence broke out when protesters gathered in the east of the city changed course at Capriles's request and headed downtown toward the government ombudsman's office.
One person was killed after a third day of protests turned violent in Venezuela on Thursday.
Ramon Muchacho, mayor of the Caracas Municipality of Chacao-an opposition stronghold-reported nine injuries, including a gunshot victim, after the clashes with police and a rival protest by government sympathizers. She said she is struggling to get enough to eat amid food shortages.
"The only coup here is against President Nicolas Maduro".
Constable Mark Fischer said officials "are investigating the possible motivation behind the incident, such as a trial run", but Fischer said the man's age makes him believe that is not the case.
President Nicolas Maduro's government has pledged to keep paying bondholders, bashing default talk as a Wall Street plot to sabotage his Socialist administration.
Dubbed a "traffic jam against the coup", Thursday's demonstration was comprised largely of a slightly an older crop of protesters, many of whom carried umbrellas to protect themselves from the unrelenting tropical sun.
"When the dictatorship squeals it's a sign we're advancing", he said in a speech surrounded by other leading opposition figures, many of whom themselves have been targeted. Opposition leaders said more than a dozen protesters were injured in the clashes.
More than 100 dissidents are now imprisoned, including Leopoldo Lopez, another key opposition figure, who was also barred from office in 2008 and jailed in 2014 amid violent protests.
The Chilean Foreign Ministry said Roberto Enríquez, president of the COPEI Christian Democrat opposition party, had been granted guest status there.
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The remains of the second person discovered about 20 miles away from Kansas City have not yet been identified, police said. Almost 10 years earlier, Yust had been seen with Kopetsky multiple times in the months leading up to her disappearance.
Closing arguments over two days capped a three-week trial and enabled jurors to begin deliberations in late afternoon. In an agreement with the Security and Exchange Commission, Mickelson agreed to repay the trading profits.
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In the Asian region, Japan's Nikkei ended 1.40 per cent lower, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 0.52 per cent. In contrast, the BSE market breadth was marginally bullish - with 1,476 advances and 1,403 declines.
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Most of the Palestinians killed were carrying out knife, gun or car-ramming attacks, according to Israeli authorities. The statement said: "Moscow is deeply concerned about the state of affairs in the Palestinian-Israeli settlement".
After the Benghazi massacre, which left four Americans, including a US ambassador, dead, Rice was paraded around the TV shows. How does incidental collection occur? The reports were likely based on routine surveillance of foreign officials.
At 65-14, the team is now 4.5 games clear of the San Antonio Spurs, who are going to play as the No. 2 seed in the playoffs. This gives Golden State a nice excuse to rest Curry, possibly for multiple games, going into the playoffs.
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In the United States, high-risk HPV among adults ages 18-59 was found at a staggering rate of 22.7 percent. The CDC recommends the HPV vaccine for young women through the age of 26, and for young men through 21.
After almost every game, triple-double or not, Westbrook deals with reporters asking him whether he's chasing stats or not. Westbrook made just six-of-25 shots from the field, his worst shooting night of the season.
The rush of inquiries caused a backlog, forcing some callers to wait up to six minutes to speak with emergency personnel. The city has asked for assistance from the Federal Communications Commission in determining who was behind the hack.
Cardinals RF Stephen Piscotty (head contusion) appeared Thursday as part of a double-switch in the sixth inning and went 0-for-2. That pretty much leaves one explanation: Either the ball or his chest protector was really, really sticky. "Have never seen it".
And McDonald's Corp. has stopped using chickens raised with antibiotics important to human medicine for its McNuggets. More information about these changes and additional ingredient work are available at kfc.com/responsibility .
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As one of the scientists on the project put it: " Cassini's grand finale is so much more than a final plunge". By 2017, Cassini will have spent 13 years in orbit around Saturn, following a seven-year journey from Earth.
As leaders in the black community, they were very vocal about the changes needed for us to attain equal rights as USA citizens. His speech at Riverside raises: What are we going to do with what he said today? Perhaps a new spirit is rising among us.