The Communist regime expelled Ecuadorian lawmakers who were visiting members of the opposition, and, on the same day, transferred a former mayor of a city near the Colombian border that had organized anti-government protest from house arrest to jail.
DW has the story:
Venezuela ex-mayor Daniel Ceballos transferred to jail from house arrest
Venezuela has jailed opposition leader Daniel Ceballos who was under house arrest, and expelled visiting MPs from Ecuador. The opposition has called for early elections and is preparing to hold nationwide rallies.
Ceballos’s wife tweeted the video of her husband being removed from his home at 3AM by agents of the secret service (Sebin)
— Patricia Ceballos (@PatrideCeballos) August 27, 2016
The Ecuadorian delegation was lead by Christian Social Party presidential candidate Cynthia Viteri, who were surrounded by armed patrols, uniformed, hooded, and undercover policemen and agents of the secret service (Sebin), held against their will at Sebin offices for several hours and later taken to the airport.
Rafael Correa denies that Viteri’s delegation was visiting in an official capacity.