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2017-12-10 Venezuela opposition banned from running in election Venezuela
2. 2017-07-08 Venezuela opposition leader freed and under house arrest Caracas, Venezuela
D. 2017-05-18 Passport of opposition leader Capriles 'seized' Venezuela
E. 2017-04-27 Venezuela opposition leader denounces 'savage repression' Venezuela
F. 2017-01-27 New 'anti-coup squad' in Venezuela monitors, hunts opponents Venezuela
6. 2016-08-18 Mexico commission finds police executed 22 in Michoacan Tanhuato, Michoacan, Mexico
7. 2016-07-07 Chile Caravan of Death: Former army commander Cheyre arrested Chile
I. 2016-03-21 Obama and Castro spar over human rights Cuba
9. 2015-09-10 Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez sentenced Caracas, Venezuela

Venezuela opposition leader freed and under house arrest   Leopoldo Lopez has been moved to house arrest after more than three years in jail. He left a prison near Caracas at dawn Passport of opposition leader Capriles 'seized'  Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles says he has been stopped from leaving the country to meet UN officials in New York Venezuela opposition leader denounces 'savage repression'  Henrique Capriles has told the BBC that early general elections are the only way to put an end to the country's crisis   New 'anti-coup squad' in Venezuela monitors, hunts opponents  Following on his predecessorís footsteps, President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela dreams of coups-de-etats and how to prevent them   Mexico commission finds police executed 22 in Michoacan   National Human Rights Commission said 22 people were executed by federals during a confrontation on a ranch in the state of Michoacan Chile Caravan of Death: Former army commander Cheyre arrested  The former commander of the army, General Juan Emilio Cheyre, has been detained for alleged involvement in the killing after the 1973 military...   Obama and Castro spar over human rights  Cuban president and US President sparred over human rights issues including the prison at Guantanamo Bay and Cuba's political prisoners Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez sentenced Map of Caracas Venezuela  Prominent Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has been sentenced to 13 years and nine months in prison   Brazilian lawmakers prevented from meeting Venezuelan opposition  Brazilian senators flew into Venezuela to try to meet with jailed opposition leaders, but they barely made it past the airport Two Cuban dissidents stand in local municipal vote   For the first time in Cuba, at least two government opponents will be standing on Sunday in municipal elections Cuban dissidents freed Argentina sentences 15 to life over La Cacha prison   An Argentine ex-police chief and ex-interior minister have both been given life sentences for running a detention and torture centre in the ... Venezuela 'to fingerprint shoppers' Brazilian military rule torturer Paulo Malhaes found dead US created 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest Venezuela leader gets special powers Tortured Chilean wins compensation U.N. sued for 'bringing cholera to Haiti' Venezuela pulls out of OAS's human rights court Chile judges apologise for past role   Cuba to release 2,900 prisoners  Cuba says it will release 2,900 prisoners, including some convicted of political crimes, in the next few days Former dictator sentenced to life   Jorge Rafael Videla was convicted and sentenced to life in prison by a federal court Wednesday for human rights abuses during his rule   Chavez gets power to govern by decree
Venezuela opposition banned from running in election

year 2017 Top ^

Dec.10   Venezuela
  President Nicolas Maduro, says the country's main opposition parties are banned from taking part in next year's presidential election
Jul.8   Venezuela
May.18   Venezuela
Apr.27   Venezuela
Jan.27   Venezuela

year 2016 Top ^

Aug.18   Mexico
Jul.7   Chile
Mar.21   Cuba

year 2015 Top ^

Sep.10   Venezuela
Jun.19   Venezuela
Apr.18   Cuba
Jan.13   Cuba

year 2014 Top ^

Oct.24   Argentina
Aug.21   Venezuela
Apr.25   Rio de Janeiro
Apr.3   Cuba

year 2013 Top ^

Nov.19   Venezuela
Nov.2   Chile
Oct.9   Haiti
Sep.10   Venezuela
Sep.4   Chile

year 2011 Top ^

Dec.23   Cuba

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.22   Argentina
Dec.17   Venezuela
  Lame-duck National Assembly has granted President Hugo Chavez the power to pass laws by decree for the next 18 months

Jul.7   Cuba
  The prisoners are set to be freed and will be allowed to leave the country, Cuba's Roman Catholic church announced in a written statement
Feb.23   Cuba Prison hunger striker Zapata dies  Leading Cuban political prisoner Orlando Zapata Tamayo, 42, has died in hospital after 85 days on hunger strike

year 2007 Top ^

May.27   Venezuela TV station off the air Map of Caracas Venezuela
  Radio Caracas Television, Venezuela's most-watched television station and outlet for the political opposition, went off the air.    The government refused to renew RCTV broadcast license, which has been broadcasting for 53 years. It was replaced by a state-run s...
Jan.31   Venezuela   Lawmakers give Chavez sweeping powers   A congress wholly loyal to the President approved a law granting him authority to enact measures by decree

year 2005 Top ^

Nov.24   Chile   Pinochet charged over dissidents
  Former military ruler has been ordered to stay under house arrest

year 2004 Top ^

Dec.13   Chile   Judge charges Pinochet
  The former President has been placed under house arrest on human rights charges

year 2001 Top ^

Jul.9   Chile   Court rules Pinochet unfit for trial
  An appeals court ruled that 85-year-old former dictator is mentally unfit to stand trial at this time

year 2000 Top ^

May.24   Chile   Pinochet's immunity ends
  A court strips Pinochet of immunity from prosecution as a senator-for-life, clearing way for trial on murder and torture

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