Yup. Nothing. At all. Never heard of it. Never happened.
The notional news consumer who relies exclusively on SIBCI for his information would just never have known it happened. You might call that a somewhat churlish gedankenexperiment if it wasn’t for the fact that establishing SIBCI’s hegemony over people’s access to information is an avowed state policy goal. (In fact, inside the nation’s military barracks, that notional news consumer is very much alive and kicking.)
UPDATE: 36-hours after the fact, SIBCI catches up with the story, only to shift-blame to the ‘Ndragheta immediately.Caracas Chronicles is 100% reader-supported. Support independent Venezuelan journalism by making a donation.