in the Middle of the power struggle between Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro and the Opposition of the secret service Sebin has taken the Parliament’s President, Juan Guaidó festival, and shortly thereafter released.

“Sebin agents arrested the President of the national Assembly, the deputies Juan Guaidó, and to a yet unknown destination”, informed the national Assembly on Twitter.

Shortly thereafter, he was released. “I thank all of you for the immediate help after the attack of the dictatorship on my husband. I’m with him now. The dictatorship can not break the fighting spirit,” wrote his wife, Fabiana Rosales after the incident on Twitter.

The officials stopped the President of the Parliament, on the highway between the capital, Caracas, and La Guaira. Guaidó wanted to participate in the Federal state of Vargas in a protest against the increasingly authoritarian government. On the social networks published Videos was to see how masked officers, forced a Person into a SUV and sped away.

After Maduro’s controversial inauguration had challenged the President of the Parliament the head of state is open. Last Friday, he announced, to assume the presidency temporarily and elections to be fixed. He referred to the Constitution of the South American country and asked the population and the armed forces to support.

The government rejected the responsibility for the arrest of Guaidó. The Sebin agents had acted without authority, said Deputy communications Minister Jorge Rodríguez on Sunday. They would now and liable to disciplinary proceedings. “The Opposition constantly makes a media show, presented false evidence, want to disturb the peace and the peace of Venezuelans,” said Rodríguez.

Despite protests at home and abroad had Maduro on Thursday for a second term swearing in. Numerous States, international organizations and the Venezuelan Opposition referred to his re-election last year as undemocratic. The organization of American States (OAS) not to recognize Maduro as a legitimate President. The US and the EU called on the head of state to return to democracy.

Maduro, however, of the forces spoke of a conspiracy of imperialist under the leadership of the United States, and swore his followers to the defense of socialism. Guaidós uprising was merely a “Show of Right”.

in fact, the government weakened opponents in Venezuela: Maduro the Opposition-controlled Parliament in 2016 disempower. His skills were of the government loyal to the Constitution transferred to the Assembly. Many government opponents sit in prison, not allowed to engage politically, or went into exile.

In previous waves of Protest, the Opposition had brought in over the next few weeks, tens of thousands of people against Maduro on the road. During violent clashes between security forces, paramilitary motorcycle gangs – the Colectivos and protesters came out in 2014 and 2017, a total of more than 160 people were killed.

in Addition, putting Maduro on the support of the powerful military generals are sitting in key positions of Power, control the Oil business, the Import of food, banks, and mining companies. Many want to be involved in corruption and criminal business.


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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.


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