Caracas Is Burning As Maduro Warned May Face Military Coup
by Tyler Durden
With all eyes focused on Ukraine, the situation in Venezuela has once again escalated as protest leader Leopoldo Lopez’ arrest (and possible 10 year jail sentence) prompted more violence overnight. However, as we warned, the government crackdown is starting to raise concerns about the stability of the government.
*VENEZUELA PROTESTS ESCALATING INTO NATIONWIDE UNREST; ESCALATION OF PROTESTS PUTS STABILITY OF GOVT AT RISK; RISING VIOLENCE COULD LEAD TO MADURO OUSTER BY MILITARY: IHS
As opposition leader Capriles asks Venezuela’s military to uphold the constitution, he exclaims that “the poor’ must participate for government to change.