One year after SEBIN agents killed opposition councilman Fernando Albán, his widow works to honor his memory.
On Friday, February 22nd, when the Venezuelan Armed Forces sent a convoy toward the Brazilian border to block the entry of humanitarian aid, indigenous people in the village of Kumarakapay tried to stop them. In response, the Armed Forces opened fire, killing seven. Caracas Chronicles spoke to a UK-based Venezuelan sociologist who has worked in the community for decades.
6D won't set off regime collapse, like in Romania in 1989. It'll set the stage for a delicate, high stakes negotiation, like in Mexico in 1988.
Note: This 2014 article is now outdated. Please read a more current assessment of OVV’s estimates—together with our own, Caracas Chronicles estimate of the violent death rate—here. As Interior...
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