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Source: BBC

Venezuela ex-prosecutor: I have proof of Maduro corruption

Today 06:06 GMT

Venezuela's dismissed chief prosecutor says she has proof of corruption within the top leadership, including evidence against President Nicolás Maduro.

Venezuela's controversial new constituent assembly sacked her for misconduct, with President Maduro saying she had ignored corruption cases sent to her by the government. Mr Ferrer is accused of extortion and corruption allegedly happening within the office of the chief prosecutor.

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Source: The Guradian

The whole world must join the battle for Venezuela’s El Sistema

Today 06:07 GMT

In the coming battle for El Sistema, Venezuela’s government looks as though it holds all the cards – not least the purse strings to the programme – and has an increasingly authoritarian approach to solving any problems.

For everyone around the world who cares about Dudamel, his Sistema or the opportunity for young people to develop through music-making, it is now time to “take a stand”.

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