Still, thousands rallied in support of Maduro in Caracas, with estimates of the total number of people protesting in the nation's capital topping out at as much as 1.2 million over a 12 mile stretch.
Carlos Moreno, 18, a student, was leaving his home to play soccer in Caracas when armed government supporters approached a nearby opposition gathering and fired shots, according to witnesses.
Maduro, 54, called on his backers to stage counter-demonstrations in Caracas on Wednesday.
A teenager in the capital Caracas and a woman in San Cristobal, near the Colombian border, were shot dead.
"Immediately the global media and those irresponsible people, including that trash called Capriles, came out to accuse the government, the revolution, the army, the National Guard", Maduro said, wearing a white doctor's gown during a televised address meant to showcase Venezuela's health system, which is in fact crumbling. It has been reported that tear gas canisters used by the military in last week's protests allegedly have been expired for years, which may cause serious health adverse effects on people.
He said the opposition did not only stage protests in the east of the city, as it normally does, but also in typically pro-government western areas. What do the opposition say??
Some protesters in Las Mercedes neighborhood even had to cross the Guaire River, a contaminated narrow river in Caracas, to escape from the many bombs that the National Guard threw at them.
Reverol said Thursday that Paola Ramirez was killed on Wednesday by a member of Vente Venezuela, a party led by high-profile opposition leader Maria Corina Machado.
The opposition's leadership then called for further protests in communities across Venezuela on Friday, a white-clad "silent" march in Caracas on Saturday to commemorate the eight people killed during unrest this month, and a nationwide "sit-in" blocking Venezuela's main roads on Monday.
The Supreme Court's decision energized Venezuela's fractious opposition, which had been struggling to channel growing disgust with Maduro over widespread food shortages, triple-digit inflation and rampant crime.
Why is Venezuela gripped by protests? I love this land that gave me education, work and well-being.
"We are extremely concerned that Rosneft's control of a major U.S. energy supplier could pose a grave threat to American energy security", six senators wrote in an April 4 letter to the U.S. Treasury secretary.
Charging Bull artist pissed about Fearless Girl sculpture
Arturo Di Modica holds a model of his Charging Bull sculpture during a news conference Wednesday, April 12, 2017 , in NY . McCann spokesman Jeremy Miller says the "Fearless Girl" statue stands "in support of women and girls everywhere".
The opposition wants Maduro's removed, new elections and the release of political prisoners, including opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, who was jailed in early 2014.
"The aim of these protests is to generate a definitive change of government and institutions", protester Eduard Grosse told Al Jazeera. The opposition is also trying to strengthen its momentum after its attempt previous year to oust Maduro with a recall referendum was quashed by election officials.
A statement issued Thursday by spokesman Stephane Dujarric calls on the Venezuelan government and opposition to "engage sincerely to reactivate dialogue efforts, " especially on issues such as the balance of power among branches of government, the electoral calendar, human rights, truth and justice and the country's socio-economic situation". 'They view us Chavistas with hatred'.
Jose Miguel Vivanco, the Watch's Americas spokesman, said at a news conference in Washington: 'We know of no other similar case in Latin America of a government arming urban militias.
Maduro didn't provide evidence to back his claim that a coup attempt was underway, and the opposition rejected his comments as a desperate attempt to intimidate Venezuelans from exercising their constitutional right to protest.
Cristiano Ronaldo recibe homenaje
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BJP MLA Rakesh Rathore on Thursday denied he was the politician who beat up a toll plaza employee in Uttar Pradesh. Going by the reports , the toll plaza employees had asked the lawmaker to pay the toll tax which irked the MLA.
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She said that since Britons voted to leave the European Union in June, the country had come together, but politicians had not. Ian Austin has vowed to put the people of Dudley first as he launched his General Election campaign in the town centre.
Many Muslim groups, especially hardline Islamists, took offence to the comments and called for Mr Purnama to be sacked and jailed. The turbulent campaign featured rallies led by a hardline Islamist movement, which has strengthened in recent years.
Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. bought a new stake in WPX Energy during the third quarter worth about $48,991,000. A total of 2.02 million shares exchanged hands as contrast to its average trading volume of 3.33 million shares.
While Nintendo Switch sales are off to a record-breaking start, shipments have not yet been able to keep up with such high demand. NPD's data accounts only for USA sales, but the current global estimate puts March Switch totals at 2.4 million consoles sold.
Finally, Elite Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in UnitedHealth Group during the third quarter valued at $114,000. Also, Director Kenneth Irwin Shine sold 838 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 19th.
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Brighton sealed a return to the top flight for the first time in 34 years with a comfortable 2-1 home victory over relegation candidates Wigan .
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Prince Fans Mark His Death Anniversary
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Mnuchin urges IMF to enhance FX surveillance
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Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court
Had the Senate confirmed Obama's nominee, Merrick Garland , the court would have tilted to the left for the first time in decades. During his confirmation process, Gorsuch affably presented himself as less of a conservative and more as an independent jurist.
Queen's Park will unveil housing plan before provincial budget
The provincial announcement comes amid fears that Toronto's red-hot real estate market is fuelled in part by foreign speculation. She said that poses a challenge for locals bidding for houses that are selling for hundreds of thousands over the asking price.
China's economic growth passes predictions
The Xiongan New Area will "hugely" promote economic development, an NBS spokesman said at a briefing in Beijing. That was the highest level since the end of 2014, and well above February's 6.3% gain.