San Cristóbal Venezuela: Student Leader Murdered in Protests

Posted on March 12, 2014 • Filed under: Conflicts, Crime, Venezuela reported that aay of clashes in San Cristóbal between government troops, militias and demonstrators culminates in killing. A Venezuelan student leader was fatally shot on Monday night in the western university city of San Cristóbal after a long day of street clashes in which security forces attacked and dismantled barricades at key intersections. Daniel Tinoco was shot in the chest after dark, the San Cristóbal mayor, Daniel Ceballos, said. The opposition politician did not say who might have killed Tinoco but tweeted that armed paramilitaries allied with the government known as colectivos had battled protesters along with the national guard. Read Article

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