Skip to comments.Venezuelan opposition holds anti-Maduro rally in Caracas
Posted on 03/08/2014 6:42:36 PM PST by Nextrush
Thousands of Venezuelan students and opposition supporters have gathered for an anti-government rally in the capital, Caracas.
The government deployed hundreds of government security forces to prevent a march towards the food ministry.
The authorities say 21 people have been killed in nearly a month of protests.
Opposition leader Henrique Capriles told the crowd that detained students and others must be released before any talks with the government.
The opposition criticised the government's heavy security operation put in place by the government to prevent the march from reaching the food ministry.
"All this military deployment demonstrates the huge fear Nicolas (Maudro) and his government have to the protests against the serious problems faced by Venezuelans," Mr. Capriles said....
The government said it wanted to contain the march because it "had not been authorised."
President Maduro has repeatedly invited all parties to take part in a "dialogue for peace".
But during Saturday's rally, leaders demanded the release of detained students and the suspension of the "repression of the people" before any participation.....
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Maybe we should Putin that country... Only half joking here.
The Chavez regime is a colony of Cuba (I’ve heard estimates of from 30 to 60 thousand “advisors”) now which puts it along with the colonial power in the Russian orbit.
Chavez announced deals for Russian weaponry.
We have a lot of catch up to do in our hemisphere once we get rid of these effing Democrats, and RINO’s.
I can dream.
Carter basically told the oppo to cool it
It’s easy for Carter to preach to other people when he isn’t in their shoes.
Nothing new there. I’ve never seen a commie regime that Carter didn’t support.
I wonder if our mainstream media covered this demonstration?
I too can dream.
Nothing new there. Ive never seen a commie or anti America regime that Carter didnt support.