Venezuelan opposition bicker over Vatican-mediated talks with govt

Venezuelan opposition bicker over Vatican-mediated talks with govt

Leaders of Venezuela’s opposition coalition publicly argued on Monday as its major factions turned against a surprise plan to hold talks with the unpopular government of President Nicolas Maduro. Opposition leaders were caught off guard by the announcement of the talks earlier in the day by coalition head Jesus Torrealba, splintering the disparate group just […]

Venezuela govt and opposition to hold talks as crisis deepens

Venezuela govt and opposition to hold talks as crisis deepens

Venezuela’s socialist government and the opposition on Monday announced talks for the weekend to deal with a political standoff that has intensified since the suspension of a referendum drive to remove President Nicolas Maduro. The two sides will meet on Sunday on the Caribbean island of Margarita, mediated by the Vatican, regional bloc Unasur and […]