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Maduro blames killing of opposition leader to score-settling among gangs

Friday, November 27th 2015 - 08:21 UTC
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Thursday the fatal shooting of an opposition leader appeared to be a gangland score-settling dismissing claim it was politically motivated ahead of elections. An attacker shot Luis Manuel Diaz dead on Wednesday evening in the central Guarico region at a campaign rally for the December 6 legislative elections, party officials said, ratcheting up fears that violence could erupt in the lead-up to the polls. Read full article


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  • golfcronie

    Latin American answer, it was somebody else, not my fault

    Nov 27th, 2015 - 11:23 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    The bunch of thugs laughingly called the government and the 50,000 Cuban crap won't let it go and it will result in bloodshed.

    Nov 27th, 2015 - 12:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Mendoza Canadian

    “politically and militarily prepared to deal with it”...I told you he was going to use all the weapons he has been buying against his own people.

    Nov 27th, 2015 - 12:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Venezuelans should note that the biggest “gang” in their country is currently called “the government”. And Maduro is psychotic.

    Nov 27th, 2015 - 12:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    @3 Completely agree.

    Nov 27th, 2015 - 01:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    @3 MC

    Yes, a direct threat

    Nov 28th, 2015 - 02:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    25000 violent deaths last year, most unsolved.
    Yet Ma-burro has already solved this crime himself.

    Very conveniently suggesting that it wasn't his henchmen and besmirching Diaz as a gangster.

    What a Wanker.

    Nov 28th, 2015 - 04:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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