"When they took the young man to (a nearby clinic), the government supporters left".
Energy minister Luis Motto Dominguez told lines of state workers that the reports of the boy's death being linked to pro-government groups were false, saying he had been killed during a botched assault. Venezuela's capital of Caracas is now a hotbed of increasingly violent protests, as critics of President Nicolas Maduro are met with heavily armed security forces. Tens of thousands of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro flooded the streets of Ca. Although she doesn't expect change overnight, she said protesting is the only option the opposition has after what she says are scores of abuses committed by the government. Tens of thousands of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro flooded the streets of vehicle.
State Department Mark Toner says US officials are reviewing the details of an nearly 20-year-old lawsuit that led the Venezuelan government to seize a General Motors factory in the South American country.
In three weeks of unrest, seven protesters have been killed and hundreds have been jailed.
The lawsuit was brought by a former GM dealership in western Venezuela.
"We are concerned about the latest developments in Venezuela and urge that all efforts be made to lower tensions and prevent further clashes", a spokesman for U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a statement on Thursday. GM said they were notified this week that a low-level court ordered an embargo of its plant, bank accounts and other assets in the country. Last July, the government said it would take over a factory belonging to Kimberly-Clark Corp. after the American personal care giant said it was halting manufacturing because materials weren't available in Venezuela. There was no immediate reaction from Washington.
"This is a test case for Trump", said Raul Gallegos, a Bogota-based analyst at Control Risks consultancy.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is criticizing the Venezuelan government over the seizure of General Motors assembly plant in the South American nation.
Security forces have fired tear gas and rubber bullets to block at least five previous attempts by demonstrators to reach downtown Caracas.
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Clashes were reported across the country during the most sustained protests since 2014.
Another five people have been killed in the three weeks of protests sparked by a Supreme Court decision to strip the opposition-controlled Congress of its last remaining powers, a move that was later reversed amid a storm of worldwide criticism.
They've called for another day of protests Thursday.
Capriles, whom Deutsche Welle calls "the opposition's most promising candidate for the coming elections in 2018", was banned last week from holding office for 15 years - a move Capriles says he does not recognize.
It calls on Venezuelan authorities to respect rights and "retake the path of democratic institutionality", release political prisoners and set dates for elections, among other things. By doing away with the opposition-controlled legislative branch, the move effectively meant the remaining two branches of Venezuelan government were controlled by the ruling United Socialist Party.
But the government hasn't backed down.
"We're going to go on struggling", she said Wednesday, "because the one who tires, loses". Rights group Penal Forum said more than 500 people had been arrested. However, Venezuela's opposition has summoned many protests, asking for an end to the 18-year-old socialist government and calling for elections.
Foreign governments are also warning about the increasingly bellicose rhetoric and repressive stance of the government.
"The US government, the state department, have given the green light, the approval for a coup process to intervene in Venezuela", Maduro said in a televised address Tuesday, according to The Guardian. The opposition says Maduro has morphed into a dictator and accuses him of letting state forces and gangs of armed thugs violently repress demonstrators as he resists opposition pressure for him to quit. AP Auto Writer Tom Krisher contributed from Detroit.