“Sensation of Insecurity” Chronicles

A team from Caracas newspaper Ultimas Noticias went to cover CNE’s election drill in the down-on-its-luck neighborhood of El Valle. What they found out when they arrived was a dead body outside Román Valecillos public school, victim of a recent shootout. But bad guys were still out and about and started to fire. A UN reporter managed to record a bit of the incident:

The video speaks for itself. Of course, the only thing that was extraodinary about it was that it ended up on film – this kind of thing happens every day, and was just a footnote to a violent August in Caracas.

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