What started out as a large, peaceful protest in Caracas was met with a shocking, shocking amount of tear gas today. Some of it red.

Most large cities saw protests, and the situation remains tense.

Henrique Capriles’s headquarters in Bello Monte are in flames:

Repression has been nothing if not heavy-handed

Meanwhile, state media shamelessly blacked out news of the protests.

Or else acknowledged them only to attack the protesters:

Semana Santa is just around the corner…it sure doesn’t feel like it, though.

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