CNN: Violent clashes in Venezuela as thousands protest socialist government
(CNN)Thousands of protesters clashed Saturday for a fifth consecutive day with security forces in Caracas, the Venezuelan capital.
Officers in riot gear blocked a highway as marchers tried to advance, chanting "Liberty, Liberty!" Protesters tossed rocks and returned tear gas canisters used against them.
The Venezuelan National Guard also used water tanks against the demonstrators as thousands of them marched from eastern Caracas, an opposition bastion, toward downtown, where most national government facilities are located.
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