A new day of protests was experienced yesterday in Caracas in which nearly a thousand opponents students of the Venezuelan government participated peacefully, while official sectors prepared a march “against fascism” for today.
The students gathered in the Plaza Altamira in the East of Caracas, usual place of anti-Chavez protests and blocked several streets in honor of their dead in the riots of Wednesday and to demand the release of detained comrades.
Meanwhile, Venezuelan television, abstained from broadcast images and Telecommunications Council, the regulatory body for media companies, had remembered the risk of sanctions for those who do “promotion of violence” according to a law imposed years ago.
During a message from TV, Maduro accused to foreign media such as AFP, of manipulating information and said that his government removed of air the Colombian news channel NTN24.
Meanwhile, Elias Jaua, Venezuela’s foreign minister, said that “the propaganda apparatus of the world” has come together to attack his country and that the international media are trying to twist facts of violence that occurred on Wednesday to blame the government.