Venezuela’s opposition protests on Wednesday may be the messiest in a six-week wave of unrest as demonstrators prepare to throw feces at security forces, adding to the customary rocks, petrol bombs and tear gas. The new tactic has been dubbed the “poopootov” in a play on the Molotov cocktail often seen at streets protests in Venezuela.“They have gas; we have excrement,” reads an image floating around social media to advertise Wednesday’s “Shit March”.Does toppling of Chávez statue mean Venezuela has reached a breaking point?With inflation in the high triple-digits, shortages of the most basic medicines, and millions suffering food scarcity, the country is undergoing a major crisis. More…
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Lima Group Statement Oct 2017
Key documents On Venezuela
- US State Dpt ->Venezuela: Political Prisoners Should be Released Immediately
- Treasury Sanctions Prominent Venezuelan Drug Trafficker Tareck El Aissami and His Primary Frontman Samark Lopez Bello
- IACHR Concerned about Situation of Venezuelan Migrants and Calls on States in the Region to Implement Measures to Protect Them