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Venezuela: Trucks burn as anti-govt. protests enter fourth week

4 25.04.2017 Инфо

Trucks were set alight in Caracas, Monday, as anti-government demonstrations entered their fourth week.
At least 20 people have died since the protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro began a month ago. Some 10 people have reportedly been killed in the continued clashes between protesters and government forces, and at least 10 are said to have died in looting on April 21.
Anti-government protesters are demanding early elections and are convinced Maduro is trying to tighten his grip on Venezuela, after opposition leader Henrique Capriles was banned from running in the presidential race for 15 years earlier in the month.
Maduro's supporters have held counter-protests, believing his opponents are using the demonstrations as a start of a coup against the president.