Venezuela: Murder Epidemic Hits Two Relatives of Political Opposition


Espa帽olThe bodies of Gustavo Gim茅nez and Luis Daniel G贸mez appeared on Sunday in Caracas, after presumably being kidnapped and murdered on Saturday night, as reported by Chacao Mayor Ram贸n Muchacho. Gim茅nez was the brother of Mariana Gim茅nez, ex-wife of Sucre Mayor Carlos Ocariz, while G贸mez was the childhood and long-time friend of political prisoner Leopoldo L贸pez.

Venezuela’s Criminal Investigations Corps (Cicpc) descended on the location on Sunday to perform the corresponding report, and limited details suggest that both were riding bikes in the Waraira Repano National Park at the moment they were abducted.

Carlos Ocariz expressed his deep sorrow via Twitter and begged for the end of violence.

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Source: El Universal.

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