Dozens dead as demonstrators continue to clash with Venezuela authorities

World Today

Tear gas and tension in Venezuela and another political protests turns deadly. This time at Central University, as bloodied students are dosed with tear gas. A 33-year-old student leader was killed, and at least three others were injured.  

Freelance journalist Stephen Gibbs has the latest.

Dozens dead as demonstrators continue to clash with Venezuela authorities

A 20-year-old man who was shot in the head is the latest protester to die as mounting unrest in Venezuela enters its second month.

At least 37 were killed in two months of violent protests aimed at unseating President Nicolas Maduro. Demonstrators want immediate elections.

A defiant President Maduro is moving ahead with plans to hold elections for a citizen’s assembly that will rewrite the country’s constitution. Now there is a call for women to rally in a massive show of support for the opposition on Saturday.