Tens of Thousands of Protesters in Streets of Venezuelan Capital
Tens of thousands of people are pouring into the main thoroughfares of Caracas in the latest anti-government demonstration in the Venezuelan capital.
Just minutes after they started on Thursday, police deployed tear gas in an effort to slow their advance.
Amid a sea of Venezuelan flags the marchers shouted: “Who are we?”
“Venezuela!” came the reply.
“What do we want?” the marchers asked.
“Freedom!” they replied.
Wilfredo Coronel, a 42-year-old priest, held up a rosary in his right hand.
He accused the government of violating the people’s right to live, food and free expression and “it’s necessary that we recover those spaces.
Source: Associated Press