Maduro's regime has forbidden protests through Tuesday, saying violators will face prison terms of five to 10 years.
Maduro says the 545-seat Constituent Assembly, which will have the power to dissolve all other state institutions, will overcome the "armed insurrection" to bring peace to Venezuela. At least 100 people have been killed.
"The dire economic crisis that Venezuela is facing - with rampant shortages of food, medicine and other basic goods - is a major factor contributing to the country's current political instability", Alexander Main, a senior associate for global policy at the Center for Economic Policy and Research, told ABC News via email.
"Venezuela has been systematically attacked by the USA empire in its attempt to show a state of ungovernability and crisis in the country", Moncada said.
The United Nations asked the government of President Nicolas Maduro to allow citizens to protest peacefully.
Critics say the body is a step towards a dictatorship, by bypassing or dissolving the opposition-held National Assembly.
"It's normal that there's fear, but people are still coming out into the streets despite it all", a lawmaker in the opposition-controlled National Assembly, Freddy Guevara, said at one of the Caracas protests.
As well as ordering relatives to leave, the U.S. State Department on Thursday also authorized the voluntary departure of any U.S. government employee at its compound-like hilltop embassy in Caracas.
Earlier this week the United States sanctioned 13 current or former senior officials in Venezuela, who are suspected of human rights abuses, suppressing democracy and corruption.
Amid a steep recession and triple-digit inflation, the bolivar currency weakened past 10,000 bolivars per U.S. dollar on the black market on Friday, having fallen more than 99 percent since Maduro came to power in April 2013.
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Black Panther sees T'Challa in his first solo adventure after returning home following the events of Captain America: Civil War . T'Challa takes the ground floor near the bar, while Okoye (Gurira) & Nakia (Nyong'o) circle above on the second floor.
The extensions "should be understood by migrants as Colombia's vote of confidence in them", Christian Kruger, the head of Colombia's migration authority said in the statement. On Friday, the MUD announced that they would hold the Taking of Caracas, a giant protest in the capital with analogs throughout the country meant to show the number of people against Maduro.
The state prosecutor's office said late on Friday 18-year-old Gustavo Villamizar had become the latest victim of protest violence.
The US placed several sanctions on senior Venezuelan officials that the USA says are undermining democracy, along with five others implicated in violence or repression, amid the country's political crisis.
"The Venezuelan people again made clear that they stand for democracy, freedom, and rule of law", President Trump said last week.
Opposition leaders urged Venezuelans to demonstrate anyway in an event they billed as the "taking of Caracas".
Opposition leaders have called for protesters to gather Sunday at a freeway in Caracas and main streets throughout the country.
"We continue to implement security measures to guarantee Venezuelans the extra security we are accustomed to", Lucena said in an interview.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is paying homage to the late Hugo Chavez on what would have been his predecessor's 63rd birthday.
"This protest has been urgent from the beginning, but these two days before the election will be decisive".
Sunday's incident is among the most serious since Israel and Jordan signed a peace treaty in 1994, the BBC reported Monday. In clashes with police in several areas of Jerusalem and occupied territories, three young Palestinians were killed.
Jones testified last week (arriving in a wheelchair) and said he was "cheated out of a lot of money" by the Jackson estate. On the question of whether the Cirque shows or "This Is It" were considered "records", the jury said no.
What was most impressive about the right-arm pacer's wickets was that he managed to dismiss four out of India's top five batsmen. Pandya, who got dropped early in his innings, used the opportunity and scored a blistering half-century of just 49 balls.
There are also a range of post-production effects to experiment with like selective focus and selective black + white. The smartphone will go on sale across various carriers in the United States from August 10, with pre-orders now open.
Shares of Photo-Me International plc ( LON:PHTM ) traded down 0.15% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 164.00. The stock of Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) has "Sell" rating given on Friday, July 21 by Citigroup.
Asked what he meant by including Priebus, Scaramucci says, "If Reince wants to explain he's not the leaker, he can do that". Witness the ongoing drama of Trump's daily attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and Sessions' refusal to resign.
Conley said he would not rule in that case until Apple has had an opportunity to appeal the 2015 jury verdict. The design improves efficiency and performance of a computer processor by predicting user input.
Rajya Sabha adjourned for day amid ruckus
First hints of the impending reshuffle were given when BJP president Amit Shah chose to fight upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. Moreover, they have accused BJP President Amit Shah of engineering defections by using "money and muscle power".
USA places new sanctions on Iran following rocket launch
Strategic Command, which monitors launches around the world, could only confirm a satellite was not deployed from the rocket. During the 2016 presidential election campaign, the United States president promised to "rip up" the "worst deal ever made".
Wildfires lay waste to hillsides along French Riviera
Almost 540 firefighters still are trying to extinguish the blaze that tore through 1,600 hectares of the tourist-heavy region. The Civil Protection Agency reports it has deployed more than 1,100 firefighters and 23 water-dropping aircraft to 13 blazes.
England to bat in third South African Test
However, under gloomy conditions, the home side suffered first blow when Keaton Jennings was dismissed for a nine-ball duck. Over 76: England 249-5 (Stokes 58, Bairstow 32) Tidy over from Maharaj with Bairstow scrambling a singleoff the final ball.
Senate Health Bill Clears Key Hurdle. What Now?
A vote is expected Wednesday on a repeal bill that passed the Senate and the House two years ago but was vetoed by Obama. Only 10 senators voted for the second measure, a symbolic proposal known as the Heller amendment.
Twitter adds no users in Q2
The platform has stiff competition with other social media platforms for advertising such as its rivals Snapchat and Facebook . From driverless cars to artificial intelligence, we've seen an unsurpassed growth of high-tech products in recent months.
Wasserman-Schultz Staffer Tries To Flee To Pakistan
The Hill is reporting Awan and his family worked for House Democrats for years making millions before the scandal erupted. Five total House employees were investigated for stealing computers and other electronics.