In view of the severe escalation of the humanitarian crisis that Venezuela is suffering, thousands of Venezuelans have been in the streets in the last days to demand better living conditions and the exit of Nicolas Maduro’s regime.
In Lara, the protests were due to the failure of public services and the shortage of gasoline. Barquisimeto dawned with many accesses closed and taken by the repressive organs of the dictatorship. Cabudare also woke up locked and with a lot of police presence.
In Margarita the week opened with a series of protests in different parts of the island. The Neo-Spartans got tired of waiting and took to the main streets to demand the right to fuel supply.
A similar situation occurred in the Playa Grande sector of Sucre State, where they went out to protest the gas shortage. The PNB and GNB repressed with tear gas and shotgun pellets.
In Mochima, Anzoátegui State, they closed Troncal 009 to demand fuel and the fishermen of the area joined the demonstration.
While in San Mateo, Aragua State, the people came out to denounce the detention of a social leader by the dictatorship who supposedly called for a demonstration demanding basic services.
In San Juan de los Morros, Guárico State, there were also protests because they have been waiting for more than three months for the delivery of medicines at the CDI Tulio Pineda, a sentinel health center that attends to cases of COVID-19.
And in San Cristóbal, Táchira State, the protest was anonymous, graffiti appeared with messages of support for the UN report.
SUPPORT AND ACCOMPANIMENT OF THE LEGITIMATE GOVERNMENT
The President in charge of the Republic, Juan Guaidó, reiterated the importance of supporting the protest of Venezuelans who demand their freedoms and fight for their rights.
The Venezuelan Head of State invited the people to continue demonstrating in the streets, with the necessary protective measures.
“No state in our country is alone. Let us accompany the protest and strengthen the mobilization,” he concluded.