Thursday, March 13, 2014

Venezuela Burns as Anti-government Protests Continue in Caracas

Venezuela protests against the Nicolas Maduro government, Maracaibo city, 20, February 2014 / Photo via Wikimedia Commons
Venezuela protests
March 13, 2014

This is not Ukraine, it’s Venezuela. While the world has been focused on a missing plane, violent clashes have set the country’s capital on fire.

Student protesters have clashed with soldiers in the streets of Caracas again today, as three more fatal shootings raised the death toll to 25 as a month of demonstrations against Venezuela’s socialist government intensifies.

Around 3000 supporters and opponents of Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro took to the streets of the country’s capital to mark one month since the protests erupted.

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