Breaking: Interior Minister Rodriguez Torres got sacked

rodriguez-torres-ningun-funcionario-recibe-ordenes-de-violar-los-ddhhNicolas Maduro has just announced the exit of the Interior, Justice and Peace Minister Miguel Rodríguez Torres and asked him to take a break.

Defense Minister Cármen Meléndez will assume Rodriguez Torres’ post while the head of the Armed Forces’ Strategic Opreational Command (CEO) Vladimir Padrino López will take the Defense Ministry job.

Question: If this was all about taking a break, why changing the post and not settling instead for a leave of absence, leaving the Vice-Minister in charge for a few days or weeks? Here’s the video: