The two videos below show brief snips of today’s events in Venezuela. They were recorded in Barquisimeto in the state of Lara, which is in the northwest of the country but not on the border.
The first video shows the National Guard attacking protesters. The man who recorded the video wants his footage to be spread:
The second video shows a protester remonstrating with members of the National Guard:
Video transcript #1:
|00:02||The [National] Guard is attacking us.|
|00:05||Please, broadcast it. The Guard is attacking us.|
|00:11||They are attacking us…They are attacking us at this moment.|
|00:15||Barquisimeto, Lara… 23 February…|
|00:19||in front of the 13th Brigade. Please… broadcast it.
Video transcript #2:
|00:00||Go ahead. —Put your heart on the side of history. Think of your family, of your children,|
|00:05||of each one of your relatives, who are not getting medicine,|
|00:09||who don’t get food,|
|00:12||who are here today just like you.|
|00:16||You are part of history. We are all one. Venezuela is one.|
|00:20||History is up to you.|
|00:24||We ask you in the name of God be on the side of history.|
|00:28||Do it for your children, for the sick, for all the children dying in the hospital by the day.|
|00:33||There are hundreds of children suffering today in every hospital in Venezuela,|
|00:38||and they are dying deplorably, because they are not getting [unintelligible].