Journalists pay the price in Maduro's Venezuela

March 14, 2019

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People holding placards that read "Free Luis Carlos" attend a news conference by Naky Soto, wife of Venezuelan journalist Luis Carlos Diaz, who, according to the National Press Workers' Union was detained on Monday. They stand outside the office of Venezuela’s attorney general in Caracas, Venezuela, March 12, 2019. 


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Earlier this week, Venezuelan journalist Luz Mely Reyes heard that one of her colleagues, Luis Carlos Diaz, was taken from his home and detained by Venezuela's intelligence officers. He’s one of dozens of journalists detained in Venezuela since the start of 2019. Plus, the growing movement of kids cutting school to demand action against climate change. And Japan's far-right openly talk about building a nuclear bomb.

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