Protests around the country

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This afternoon near the CNE’s office in Barquisimeto. Photo from El Informador newspaper.

Protests throughout the day in different parts of the country. Some of them are still unfolding.

Barinas: After the finding of two ballot boxes in the Troncal 5 road, there were clashes between protesters and the military.

Barquisimeto: The National Guard dissoved a protest near the CNE office. Two students were injured.

Caracas: There is now a protest in the Francisco Fajardo Highway, blocking all transit.

Valencia: The local CNE office is heavily guarded by the military, as protesters surround the nearby areas. Protesters have also closed the Eastern Highway.

Maracaibo: A march went from the Republic Square to the local CNE office in El Milagro.

There were also protests in Merida, San Cristobal, San Felipe, Barcelona and La Asuncion.

None of these demostrations were called by the Comando Simon Bolivar of the presidential candidate Henrique Capriles Radonski. This afternoon in a press conference, Capriles called for a national cacelorazo for tonight and protests for tomorrow and Wednesday.

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