The U.S. evacuated families of its diplomats from Venezuela
The U.S. state Department recommended that U.S. citizens not to travel to Venezuela due to the growth of violence and ongoing shortages of food and medicines in the country. The state Department also said the evacuation of the families of Embassy staff in the capital, Caracas.
In the alert the state Department said that the recommendations of the citizens and the evacuation of diplomats ‘ families due to the fact that “the political and security situation in Venezuela is unpredictable and may change quickly. Since April in the country almost on a daily basis are political protests and demonstrations, they often happen without any ads.
Disturbances in public transport are commonplace. Demonstrations typically result in violent reaction from the police and security forces that are used against the protesters with tear gas, pepper spray, water cannons and rubber bullets, all that often goes into acts of looting and vandalism have Already passed… reports of arrests, detention or robbery of American citizens who have been near these protests.”