Claudia Echeverria of La Pastora parish said that Venezuelans “will not permit imperialism to put its claws on our country.” Residents of Venezuela’s capital of Caracas, as well as representatives from social movements, worker’s unions and other organizations have mobilized to participate in the Anti-Imperialist March.
The mass demonstration is a rejection over U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent statement that he was considering “many options for Venezuela, including a possible military option if necessary” to solve the nation’s internal political affairs, according to AVN.
“With the objective of protecting its economic interests” the United States has historically spilled blood in the name of liberty and freedom,” said Elisabeth Bellorin, a public worker. She encouraged viewers to question, “Up until now, which countries where they’ve stuck their noses is currently doing well? None. Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Libya are examples of death that the empire causes.”