Police, protesters clash in Venezuela capital

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Fresh clashes have erupted between police and anti-government protesters in Venezuela’s capital city of Caracas.Protesters set up barricades to block streets in the municipality of Chacao in east Caracas on Thursday, defying Venezuela’s Supreme Court ruling, which bans unauthorized protest rallies and allows police to break up such gatherings.Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the angry crowd.Opponents described the recent court ruling as another attempt by the government to crack down on dissidents, adding the ruling goes against democratic principles.

For full report: http://www.presstv.in/detail/2014/05/02/360946/fresh-protests-held-in-caracas/#sthash.DQ8ZexhC.dpuf

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