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More than 200,000 people in Venezuela to demonstrate against president

More than 200,000 people in Venezuela to demonstrate against president

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More than 200,000 demonstrators are Saturday, the street merged into Venezuela to protest against president Nicolas Maduro.

It is the fiftieth day in which Venezuelans are protesting against their leader. As with previous demonstrations put the police used tear gas against the protesters, reports AFP.

The Venezuelan economy is on the verge of collapse. There is already weeks demonstrated against the socialist government. In addition, after seven weeks of protest, now 47 dead and hundreds injured cases.

The Venezuelan opposition gives Maduro the blame for the economic mess in the country and is demanding early elections.

Caracas

In the capital city of Caracas alone, marched on Saturday, about 160,000 protesters in the direction of the ministry of Internal Affairs. According to the opposition, they were there by the police will be met with tear gas.

In the city of San Cristobal, in the west of the country, went further 40,000 people to the streets. Also came to clashes with the police, with some protesters using molotov cocktails, threw to agents.

The Venezuelan authorities made Wednesday known two thousand soldiers to the troubled a country bordering onto it Tachira, of which San Cristobal is the capital, to send. Then came the this week to looting.

Hundreds of thousands to the streets in Venezuela

A woman proudly displays the flag of her country.
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In Venezuela is already weeks protested.
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In the capital city of Caracas alone, marched on Saturday, about 160,000 protesters in the direction of the ministry of Internal Affairs.
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In the city of San Cristobal, in the west of the country, went further 40,000 people to the streets.
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Also came to clashes with the police, with some protesters using molotov cocktails, threw to agents.
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A policeman fires with tear gas.
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Demonstrators wear gas masks.
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Protesters throw blockades in the streets of Caracas.
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UN

The Security council of the United Nations Wednesday, behind closed doors, gathered about the situation in Venezuela.

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