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Dictator Nicolás Maduro Showered with Eggs and Stones during Military Parade in Venezuela

By: Orlando Avendaño - @OrlvndoA - Apr 12, 2017, 12:19 pm
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The national broadcast had to be interrupted violently. In some images citizens can be shouting “Damn you!”. (La Información)

EspañolVenezuelans threw eggs and stones at President Nicolás Maduro following a nationally broadcast military parade for the Battle of San Felix in the state of Bolivar Tuesday, April 11.

As Maduro said goodbye at the event, a series of objects began to rain over him while his security tried to block it.

Tweet: To say the least, the military parade and broadcast had an abrupt ending. People approached the vehicle Maduro exited from.

In another video, you can see from the audience how people shout “damn you” as he passes.

Tweet: URGENT Another angle of the sudden end of Nicolas Maduros’ broadcast on #11A. You can hear the roar crying “damn you”

Social media immediately started spreading the images. Congressman and former President of the National Assembly Henry Ramos Allup, said the reception that the people of San Felix gave Maduro and the armed forces was worse than the one at Villa Rosa.

 

In Villa Rosa, Margarita Island, a group refused to let Maduro carry out an event in the area. The dictator had to flee among screams and insults.

The incident left seven people under in custody, and others trying to record the event had their cell phones taken.

Tweet: #11Abr San Feliz: Military House detained 7 people and removed phones from whoever recorded Madur0’s failed parade.

Orlando Avendaño Orlando Avendaño

Orlando Avendaño is a PanAm Post intern who resides in Caracas, Venezuela, where he studies social communication at Andrés Bello Catholic University. Follow @OrlvndoA.

Ecuadorian News Anchor Responds to President Correa’s Accusation of Forged Exit Poll Reporting

By: Karina Martín - Apr 12, 2017, 9:18 am
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EspañolEcuavisa Vice President Alfonso Espinosa de los Monteros responded to accusations made by President Rafael Correa of an alleged "plot" against him. "We are supposed to say that we have conspired for money to support a single presidential candidate and falsely announce his triumph, which is not be acceptable," Epinoza said during the evening news on Monday night. "That is a defamation, because in Ecuavisa, we announced the results of the exit polls as unofficial and never named a president of the Republic." Correa call the exit polls forged, and claimed that the opposing party knew they were going to lose and would not accept defeat. Read More: Venezuela’s Ruling Party Calls Mexico “Hypocritical” over Human Rights Criticism Read More: Mexico’s Dependency on US Natural Gas Spells Trouble, Commission Warns Espinosa de los Monteros explained that the networks relies on the results of the exit polls put together by CEDATOS, which have been used for the last 10 elections — including the one in which Correa won. "Never before have there been complaints, worse insults, slander, verbal assaults," he said. "Personally, the country knows me as a journalist more than Mr. Correa. That's why I protest, because this attitude is not worthy of a president. I strongly reject the verbal aggressions that I have been subjected to in all these years by someone from whom I have always expected, as an Ecuadorian, to behave a certain way." googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1459522593195-0'); });   Correa called the journalist "scoundrel." "Ecuavisa will have to answer to that story and to the law," Correa said Saturday. "This lady (Ruth) Hidalgo (of Participation) lied ... Citizen Participation is co-responsible for what may happen. This is not going to remain in impunity ... They will have to answer all these frauds." Sources: La República; El Comercio.

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