One protester, Hecder Lugo, aged 20, was shot in the head and died while fighting with security forces in Valencia on May 4. Though demonstrations frequently took place due to the country's crumbling socioeconomic situation, protests gained momentum after Venezuela'sSupreme Court took away the powers of the National Assembly, a body led by opposition lawmakers. Opinion polls have suggested the socialists would lose both elections badly at a time of widespread anger over triple-digit inflation and shortages of food and other goods.
And in an incident loaded with symbolism, a handful of young men destroyed a statue of late leader Hugo Chavez in the oil-producing Zulia state, according to videos circulating on social media on Friday evening. The response they received was cheers was from the crowd. They broke through the walls and took everything.
"My bosses have lost their home and we are out of a job".
Residents were stockpiling food, water and fuel. The city of 1.8 million has been one of the major flash points in the looting that has swept the country, with some 70 stores sacked on Tuesday.
"Today we are hungry, and tomorrow we will be hungrier still because there is nothing". Jaua, a former vice president and foreign minister, told them the assembly would provide a path to peace and co-existence between the opposing sides. He charged the government with using the constituent assembly as a pretext to avoid the general elections the opposition is pushing for.
He cited information he said was given by the officers' families.
CARACAS Thousands of Venezuelan women opposed to the Nicolas Maduro government marched on Saturday in Caracas and in other cities around the country against the repression which, they said, has been imposed by state security forces during the wave of protests that began in the Caribbean nation last April 1.
The family of an imprisoned high-profile Venezuelan opposition leader on Friday urged the International Committee of the Red Cross to visit the penitentiary where he is being held and verify his health status and the conditions of his confinement.
The leader of the opposition MUD coalition Henrique Capriles called the process a "fraud", and warned that Venezuela would be "ungovernable" if the process continued "because there would be two constitutions".
Expressing deep concern "about the Maduro government's violent crackdown on protestors", the USA ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said in a statement that Maduro's "disregard for the fundamental rights of his own people has heightened the political and economic crisis in the country".
"We will not let a fascist regime be set up here", said Elias Jaua, the official appointed to lead a presidential commission on the constitutional reforms.
It is not clear what specific changes Maduro and his allies plan to bring about by writing a new constitution, but he has insisted that a new constitution is needed "to restore peace" and stop the opposition from carrying out a "coup d'etat".
The celebrity Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel, director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, added his voice to calls for an end to the violence on Thursday.
The producer of the drug, MT Pharma, mentioned that this new drug could slow the physical function decline by more than 30%. The nerves lose the ability to activate specific muscles, which causes the muscles to become weak and leads to paralysis.
Earlier in the day, Anna opened the costume exhibit to the press to show off the awesome designs being featured. After all, it's the first time the museum has honored a living solo designer since Yves Saint Laurent 1983.
Equities research analysts anticipate that Royal Caribbean Cruises will post $7.20 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Baltimore Washington Financial Advisors Inc. increased its position in Royal Caribbean Cruises by 8.2% in the fourth quarter.
To measure price-variation, we found CRZO's volatility during a week at 4.29% and during a month it has been found around 3.78%. This company shares are 75.5% off its target price of $44.19 and the current market capitalization stands at $1.69B.
North Korea poses "a grave threat" not just to the United States and its Asian allies, but also to China, he said. A lot of people, I'm sure, tried to take that power away, whether it was his uncle or anybody else.
It follows this year's upcoming "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", the eighth film in the main series that is set to open on December 15. Details haven't been released on what the VR content will be or the availability for Star Wars: The Last Jedi VR experience.
Witnesses said the forces restored to heavy tear smoke shelling to disperse them. "All the schools will work as per schedule". While shouting pro-freedom and anti-India slogans, the students blocked the Magam-Beerwah road for some time.
Fom January 1 through November 12 previous year , 6,785 Afghan national security forces were killed, said John F. Fighting in Afghanistan raged even before the militant group announced the start of its spring offensive.
Scan Spotify Codes to play songs instantly
To use the feature, open up the Spotify app on your phone, tap Search, and finally locate the camera icon in the search bar. Press "Share", and the code appears under the album image at the top of your screen (it looks like an audio waveform).
Canada considers trade action over USA lumber dispute
The U.S. made import duty determinations on Canadian softwood lumber that have great ramifications on the Canadian economy. A first salvo came from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who in a letter Friday informed B.C.
Hulu renews 'The Handmaid's Tale' for a second season
The ambitious series co-stars Samira Wiley, Alexis Bledel and Joseph Fiennes, and has so far been embraced by critics. We can't wait to explore the world of Gilead and continue Margaret [Atwood]'s vision with another season on Hulu".
US submarine arrives in South Korea
The Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force is planning another joint exercise soon with the Carl Vinson in the Sea of Japan. The incessant drum beat was continued last week with statements from the U.S. defence and state departments.
Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead
Moments later, he was hit with a technical from the bench for his continued shouting at the refs. "I'm not surprised", Oubre said. Sometimes you're not going to be open for very long, and if you're waiting to be more open, you don't get that opportunity.
France begins voting in second round of presidential election
At the end of last month, she announced that she had temporarily stepped down from her position as leader of the National Front. The political party of Macron En Marche! The presidential election will be followed by legislative elections on 11 and 18 June.
GOP-led panel OKs bill to overhaul Dodd-Frank
A House panel approved legislation Thursday that would undo much of the Dodd-Frank law enacted after the 2008 economic meltdown. They said that compliance offices to deal with government regulations are the fastest-growing component of those banks.
Pirates rookie Ngoepe 1st African player to reach majors
"Baseball is still very much in the development stages (in Africa), and hopefully this gets more people interested". Baseball is still a novelty in most of the African continent, where soccer remains by far the most popular sport.
Overwatch tank D.Va joins Heroes of the Storm
I have trouble getting into MOBAs in general, and Heroes of the Storm still feels a little bit like an awkward younger sibling. That being said, players must complete each quest in order, so unlocking all of the rewards will require a total of 20 games.