Week In Pictures – Protests In Venezuela Continue

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY,  Fri. June 23, 2017:Protests continued across Venezuela this week, as one more teen was shot dead. Here are the scenes of protests as the opposition against the Nicholas Maduro government continues.

demonstratorAn injured demonstrator (R) is assisted by medics as opposition activists and riot police clash during an anti-government protest in Caracas, on June 22, 2017.

 

 

 

 

dem VenA seemingly unconscious demonstrator hit by a rubber bullet shot by riot police is bandaged by volunteer medics as opposition activists and riot police clash during an anti-government protest in Caracas, on June 22, 2017.

 

 

 

 

dem Ven oppOpposition activists wearing gas masks clash with riot police during an anti-government protest in Caracas, on June 22, 2017.

 

 

 

 

activistFirefighters douse the wreckage of a lorry set ablaze when opposition activists and riot police clashed during an anti-government protest in Caracas, on June 22, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

activist 1Opposition activists using makeshift shields clash with riot police during an anti-government protest in Caracas, on June 22, 2017.

 

 

 

 

nunsTwo nuns take part in an opposition march towards OAS headquarters in Caracas on June 21, 2017, after the 47th OAS General Assembly in Cancun, Mexico ruled out issuing a resolution on Venezuela.

 

 

 

 

Nicolas MaduroNicolas Maduro, president of Venezuela, remained defiant during a press conference in Caracas, Venezuela, on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Since June 15, Maduro has named four new ministers: Mirelys Contreras as Prisons Minister; Ana Reyes as Culture Minister; Kyra Andrade as Communes Minister; Yamilet Mirabal Calderon as Indigenous Peoples Minister; and Samuel Moncada as foreign minister.

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