Venezuelan VP holds top dissenter liable for events in Cuban Embassy
Venezuelan vice-president called for the rejection of any attack against "revolutionary Cuba" and regarded demonstration nearby Cuban Embassy as "despicable"
Maduro's statements were issued in response to a student demonstration staged on Thursday nearby the Cuban Embassy. The vice-minister claimed that the students involved are militants of the right-wing and attempted to break in, "just like on April 11, 2002."
Maduro remarked that the authorities performed their duties. He also warned that both the General Attorney and the courts have been requested to be alert to any event.
The vice-president called for the rejection of any attack against "revolutionary and decent Cuba" and regarded the demonstration as "despicable."
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
President Nicolás Maduro is not only the heir to the throne, but also to an economic crisis which demanded urgent measures to rectify the course. The crisis showed up in two aspects: a 50% inflation estimate, and shortage of staples ranging between 70% and 98%. These issues might hit the President's poor popularity; considering his feeble electoral victory of 1% over his challenger.