Leopoldo Lopez, from his cell,
The two men, Jose Rafael Perez and Carlos Trejo, had been photographed alongside Venezuela’s best-known opposition leaders and at various political sites, with the snapshots leaving the impression that they were present, Forrest Gump-like, for virtually all of the milestones in the opposition’s protests over the past two years.
El Universal, the nation’s largest newspaper, reports that deaths of newborns at the hospital are common. One set of parents told the newspaper that their child had died on a Thursday, but they were not told until Friday. Others who have used the hospital’s services tell El Universal that the situation resembles that of a year ago, when 15 newborns died of an infection and became a rallying cry for the opposition against the socialist government’s recurring inability to provide adequate medical care.
Venezuela closed 2 of its borders with Colombia after a violent shoot-out; that is, 2 border crossings,
The members of the military were attacked during an anti-smuggling operation in the Venezuelan border town of San Antonio in the state of Tachira, according to the government.