That intensified this week with the election and installation of a constitutional assembly that will rule with almost unlimited powers.
In the Venezuelan social media wrote about the shooting on a military base.
The activist's wife Lilian Tintori said in a message on Twitter that she and her husband remained committed to achieving "peace and freedom for Venezuela".
He later reportedly sought exile after a military tribunal ordered his arrest, appearing in an interview on CNN en Espanol to draw attention to dissatisfaction within the ranks over Venezuela's demise.
Earlier on Sunday a video circulated on social media showing a group of men in military uniform announcing an uprising in the wake of the creation of a pro-government legislative superbody on Friday, which was widely condemned as a power grab.
"This is not a coup d'état", he said.
Military chiefs said the rebels, whom they described as "terrorists", were trying to steal weapons and that seven people were detained after the attack.
More than ten countries of the region, among them Argentina, Colombia, and Peru, said that would not recognize the electoral results.
The socialist president of venezuela, Nicolas Maduro was a major blow to his opponents: just installed, the Constituent that he has endowed it with unlimited powers, has sacked an opponent of the toughest, the attorney general Luisa Ortega, the risk to aggravate further the tensions with the worldwide community.
Its installation is virtually certain to intensify a political crisis that has brought four months of protests in which at least 120 people have died and hundreds more have been jailed.
Venezuelans view the armed forces as the key power broker in their country, and opposition leaders have repeatedly exhorted the military to break with Maduro over what they call his erosion of democracy and brutality toward demonstrators.
One analyst, Luis Salamanca, said the new assembly "is being born badly, but Maduro doesn't care".
The person says bursts of gunfire could be heard coming from the base in the central city of Valencia starting around 4:30 a.m. Sunday.
Socialist Party officials arrived at congress carrying portraits of independence hero Simon Bolivar and Chavez, whose image was removed from the legislature's main hall by the opposition legislators when they took over in January 2016.
Amid a collapsing economy and food shortages, anti-Maduro protests have been a near constant in Venezuela since April.
Curry added another birdie on Hole 17 but bogeyed the final hole missing a 10-foot putt, to end the day at 4-over yet again. Through the first nine holes, it looked like Curry's second day might be a bit of a wet dud after his impressive first day.
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The Foreign Office confirmed it was providing assistance to the woman in Italy and is also cooperating with local authorities. But reports in La Stampa alleged Herba had contacted the model's agent and demanded the same £270,000 price for her freedom.
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Policymakers agreed however to increase cheap lending for retail banks before the expiry of the Term Funding Scheme next February. The fall in the value of the pound has caused inflation to spike - it is expected to peak at 3 per cent in the autumn.
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The Vatican issued a statement asking that Friday's planned installation of the assembly be suspended, Reuters reported. Maduro for seeing through the creation of the new Assembly, with the U.S. hitting him with sanctions this week and U.S.
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