Demonstration dispersed with tear gas and rubber bullets in Caracas
Demonstrators chanted "fraud," called upon people to defend their ballots and rejected the election outcome announced by the National Electoral Council (CNE) on Sunday. Altamira Metro station, east Caracas, was closed
Roads in the sector were also closed. Demonstrators shouted slogans calling for the defense of the vote and rejected the results of the presidential election announced by the National Electoral Council (CNE) on Sunday.
National Guard troops shot rubber bullets and hurled tear gas canisters at demonstrators.
They are marching in step to the same tune. There is a coordinated effort to position the idea. The Twitter hashtag #YoSoyVictimaDeLaGuarimba (I'm a victim of "guarimbas", or protest barricades) can be read on all pro-government Twitter accounts, including those of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), the National Assembly's Press Office, the state-run food distribution network PDVAL, state airline Conviasa, the Venezuelan embassies in foreign countries, radio stations and the huge media network responsive to the Government's interests and messages.