Nicolas Maduro waves to supporters at a rally at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas on Saturday. Agence Frane-Presse
Opposition supporters thronged the streets of Caracas and other cities on Saturday in protest against the regime of President Nicolas Maduro, as massive blackouts and the collapse of water supplies further exacerbated a growing political crisis.
Venezuela’s top court accused four opposition lawmakers of treason on Tuesday, following similar accusations against 10 legislators this month, escalating a deep political crisis in the South American country.
Tuesday evening, Maduro declared victory over the uprising — congratulating the armed forces for having "defeated this small group that intended to spread violence through putschist skirmishes."
If the US-Cuba embargo policy model has proven anything in the last 60 years, it’s that starving people doesn’t bring about regime change. Instead, they flee into exile. Already, Venezuelans have not only mimicked the Cubans on making the choice to emigrate rather than endure hardship — but surpassed them.
Bolsonaro confirmed the test results while wearing a mask and speaking to reporters in capital Brasilia. "I'm well, normal. I even want to take a walk around here, but I can't due to medical recommendations,” Bolsonaro said.
Sheikh Hamdan said the multi-faceted measures Dubai has adopted to ensure tourist wellbeing reflects its position as one of the world’s most sought-after destinations.
Sheikh Mohammed decrees promotion of Judge Abdul Qader Mousa Mohammed Abdul Rahman to Senior Cassation Judge and his appointment as Head of the Court of Cassation.