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Anti-Government Protests
In Venezuela Turn Bloody

Business Insider, by Linette Lopez

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Posted By:PageTurner, 2/12/2014 5:21:42 PM

The anti-government protests started on Monday, and even then Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he had had it. "I´ve had enough," said angry Maduro, who has held a wobbly grip on power since he replaced late-President Hugo Chavez last year. "You can accuse me of what you want, I am obliged to defend democracy and the peace of the people." Two days later and the protests have turned violent. When the demonstrations started, there were simply a few hundred protesters — mostly students — in cities around the country. Those students called for others to join them today as the country celebrates ´Youth

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Are Venezuelans finally beginning to fight back? Huge smoke plumes are drifting over Caracas and eight other cities. It is starting to look like it. I suspect the Mexican avocado farmers who cast the cartels out of their state, triumphing, are what gave them heart that it can be done.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/12/2014 5:45:52 PM     (No. 9729946)

Maduro is a very dumb idiot.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: droopydog, 2/12/2014 5:49:06 PM     (No. 9729954)

It´s either smoke from riots or another refinery accident.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: thewarden, 2/12/2014 7:44:29 PM     (No. 9730058)

Viva Venezuela! Go for it!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: littleorby, 2/12/2014 7:48:39 PM     (No. 9730061)

The NSA just ordered another umpteen million hollow point bullets.

Can´t let that happen here.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: hebrew_hammer, 2/12/2014 8:27:43 PM     (No. 9730103)

Who is John Galt?

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