28 Jan 2019

The Venezuelan family who turned on government when their son was shot dead

Venezuela is braced for more protests as the country’s opposition leader and self-proclaimed president, Juan Guaido, called for demonstrators to intensify pressure on sitting President Nicolas Maduro to step down. The barrios, or poor neighbourhoods, usually loyal to Maduro are beginning to turn against him. We’ve been speaking to the family of a young protester. They told us he was killed when security forces loyal to President Maduro opened fire on a demonstration.