Governmental violence and other forms of repression continue to widen and deepen across Venezuela. Meanwhile, the remarkably astute Danny Glover, a self-acknowledged expert on freedom and repression worldwide, urges
citizens of the United States and the United States government to stand with the 33 countries of the Community of Latin America and Caribbean Nations in their support of the Venezuelan government and the Constitutional democratic measures by which they manage the self-determination of their country. As citizens of the Americas, we and our government should support the recent resolution of Latin America and the Caribbean to be a region of peace and non-interference in sovereign affairs. [Emphasis added.]
Join me and millions of others inside Venezuela, across Latin America and the Caribbean, and around the world to call upon the perpetrators and supporters of public violence against the elected Venezuelan government to cease and desist with violence and all non-electoral means to overrule the majority electoral voices of the Venezuelan people. [Emphasis added.]
Mr. Glover’s remarkable insights into the violent and repressive nature of the Chavista regime opponents of the free and democratically elected Chavista regime obviously deserve a Nobel Peas Prize; or something.
There is more here from Daniel.
After the Government showed some restraint all day yesterday in Caracas, mobilizing National Guard troops but not having them act, despite the widespread blocking of the highways and major street in Caracas, things changed last night.
First, in Valencia and San Cristobal, repression increased, tear gas was used and many were injured. In Valencia alone, there were seven people who were shot. One a former beauty queen was shot and died today, further incensing students.
Then today, as protests became widespread when opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was supposed to be arraigned in Caracas, but was instead moved to a military facility in Los Teques where the arraignment was supposed to take place. This is not only illegal, but shows the political character of Lopez’ detention. While he has been jailed, none of those seen in pictures and videos killing the students on February 12th. have been detonated. And the Head…
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