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The end of February marked one month of unrest, violence, and protests in Venezuela. The protests which began due to high inflation and shortage of staple goods have begun to become increasingly violent. 433 more words
Two members of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot were attacked by a group of men who poured rubbish and bright green paint over them and shouted obscenities at them at a McDonald’s restaurant.An online video, uploaded by the group on Thursday, shows at least three men attacking Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, shouting “(Go) to America!” and shooting paint into their faces from syringes in the city of Nizhny Novgorod.”It hurts! 73 more words
Breaking The Set anchor Abby Martin recently voiced her disagreement with certain policies of the Russian government and asserted her editorial independence but did not resign. 60 more words
Venezuela’s government has broken off ties with Panama and expelled its ambassador and three other diplomats.
The foreign ministry of Venezuela declared the quartet “persona non grata” in the troubled Latin American country and ordered them to leave within 48 hours. 70 more words
“Much of the reporting by the mass media gives the impression that Venezuela faces a national rebellion. The reality, says Miguel Tinker Salas, is that the protests have been restricted to mostly middle and upper middle class neighborhoods, not entire cities.” … 1,508 more words