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Montevideo, January 28th 2023 - 10:58 UTC

Tag: Bolivarian National Guard

  • Wednesday, August 24th 2022 - 10:14 UTC

    Venezuelan civil servants march against salary-deteriorating instructions

    Protesters will return to the streets Sept. 4

    Retired and active Venezuelan civil servants marched Tuesday through the streets of Caracas to protest against the Government's policies that “are starving us to death.” They were greeted by pickets and blockades by the Bolivarian National Police (PNB) and the Bolivarian National Guard (GNB).

  • Saturday, February 3rd 2018 - 16:31 UTC

    Venezuelan police radio recording reveals that Oscar Pérez would have surrendered before dying

    The audio reveals that the rebel pilot and his group negotiated their surrender with the Commander in charge of the capture. However, 3 hours later were all dead.

    In audio filtered to Univisión (1), the radio transmission among the Venezuelan police forces that participated on the morning of January 15 in the capture operation against a revolt pilot Óscar Pérez and six of his companions carried out outside of Caracas is revealed. In the revealed material, the commander of the operation, Major of the National Guard Rafael Bastardo confirms his surrender.

  • Monday, January 22nd 2018 - 20:35 UTC

    VIDEOS - Clashes between protesters and officials in Venezuela

    The clashes continued during the afternoon between the Bolivarian National Guard and hooded demonstrators. Photo: Vanessa Tarantino

    Security officials are dispersing with pellets and tear gas opposition concentration in front of the Central University of Venezuela in Caracas, after the opposition convened a peaceful demonstration in protest against the government. So far at least 3 people have been injured by pellets in the confrontation. The protesters were refuging at the University and erected barricades in the street, facing with stones and molotovs the officials while they shoot and throw tear gas bombs inside the university headquarters, according to ReporteYA