Ignacio Ramonet, the director of monthly newspaper "Le Monde Diplomatic" in Spanish, finds absurd to say there is no freedom of press in Venezuela. He compared late President Hugo Chávez and President Nicolás Maduro with late Chilean President Salvador Allende. With their socialist ideas, the three of them have faced "a local and powerful oligarchy that always questions their legitimacy," he claimedAre socialist ideas responsible for all the murders;
A total of 380 dead bodies have been taken to the morgue in Caracas so far this month, sources said.
One of the victims was a young man, Jimmy Hernán Méndez (24), shot dead near his home while talking to some friends. The event took place on Tuesday in a slum located in Caracas.
Relatives of the victim informed police do not patrol the area, thus giving criminals more freedom to attack.
As many as 16 bodies per day are taken to the morgue in Caracas on average, sources of the Scientific, Criminal and Forensic Investigation Agency (Cicpc) said off the record.Maybe some of the police watching out for inventory control should be diverted to patrolling the slums?