After RCTV, Venezuelan Student Movement Continues, Plans for ‘National Reconciliation’

CARACAS, Venezuela — In a fit of rage last Thursday, Maria Bausson gripped her nearly empty water bottle, rushed over to a metropolitan police officer and thrust it into his hand as a nonviolent gesture. “There, have my bottle. It’s all I have,” said Bausson, 22, an architecture student at the Central University of Venezuela. After police blocked the path of university students supporting national reconciliation and civil liberties en route to Plaza Caracas, students allowed their passions to flare. Student leader Yon Goicoechea remounted the vehicle that served as the protesters’ stage and sound system after allegedly getting pepper […]

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