Venezuelan protesters burned the house of Hugo Chavez

In Venezuela, protesters on Monday, may 22, burned the house of the former President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez in the city of Sabaneta, state of Barinas. It is reported by El Nacional.

According to the newspaper, the house was burned in retaliation for the murder of Barinas in the Bolivarian national guard 19-year-old young man participating in the protests. RIA Novosti points out that, according to others, the structure was not burned and completely looted.

6 may it was reported that the protesters in Villa del Rosario in Zulia state knocked down and set fire to a monument to Chavez, who died in 2013.

Recently in Venezuela, worsened the political crisis. Dissatisfied with the economic situation the country’s inhabitants take to the streets demanding the appointment of early elections. Tensions increased significantly after the beginning of April the Supreme court ruled to severely limit the power of opposition in the National Assembly. The decision sparked protests and was soon cancelled, however, the situation is not corrected. According to the latest data, the death toll during the protests has reached 50 people.