Venezuela’s socialist regime successfully “put down” a potential “mutiny” from a rogue national guard unit Monday; saying the government neutralized a “treasonous” faction that sought to remove President Nicolas Maduro from power.
“Venezuela’s government said Monday it put down a mutiny by a National Guard unit in a poor neighborhood a few miles (kilometers) from Venezuela’s presidential palace,” writes the Associated Press.
“The uprising triggered protests in the same neighborhood, which were dispersed with tear gas as residents set fire to a street barricade of trash and chanted demands that President Nicolas Maduro leave power,” adds the article.
“You asked to take to the streets to defend the constitution, well here we are,” said an anonymous video posted on social media. “You wanted us to light the fuse, so we did. We need your support.”
Read the full report at the Associated Press.