A new controversy triggered Government of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro (Nicolás Maduro) this weekend.The authorities of that country Seize the facilities of famous and historic newspapers Nationwide (Medium with edit line Against the government of that country), now you will want to know what caused them to do this.
According to the information Infobae, Officials from the Bolivarian National Guard and the judiciary arrived in the mid-rise building on Friday, Located in the capital of Venezuela, with a Quarantine command In your hands.
-Sergio Novelli (@SergioNovelli) May 14 2021
director Nationwide, what Jorge Makriniotis and Miguel H. Otero, Condemned the facts in the network, They describe it as an attack on freedom of speech by the regime headed by Nicolás Maduro how many years.
Note: At this moment, a judge surrounded by the National Guard took over the National Building to seize everything.
-Miguel H Otero (@miguelhotero) May 14 2021
“a new one Attack democracy, Oppose freedom of speech, and oppose private property.Nowadays The Kuomintang is being embargoed illegally. Through this measure, they will not criticize our current government. El Nacional will not give up and will continue to inform Venezuela“Makriniotis said in a video posted on his Instagram account.
But why is the embargo imposed on Venezuela?
Ok it happens Nationwide Published in 2015 God gives hair (Venezuelan officials are very close to Nicolás Maduro and Chavismo) Allegedly, he is under investigation in the United States, the reason may be related to drug trafficking. Cabello apparently denied everything and accused the media of “moral damage.”
Yes it is, The Venezuelan Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Chavista politician. According to its ruling, “It was the public contempt against the slanderer, which affected him in his personal and family spheres and his entire social environment, and was ridiculed by the public without any reason.
therefore, Said that the court ordered the newspaper in April to compensate Diosdado CabelloAbout 13 million U.S. dollars, this figure Nationwide It is considered exaggerated and priceless.
The court ordered the confiscation of the newspaper as part of the compensation
Of course, since there was no payment, The court facilitated everything to confiscate the newspaper building as part of an order in favor of Cabello, He confirmed the embargo on his Twitter account and welcomed the decision.
“I report that in the afternoon, the competent court, In the process of my claim to El Nacional, they implemented the measures of posting posters and administrative embargo notices And the compensation payment process has started. We will win! “, He wrote on social networks.
I reported that in the afternoon, the competent court had implemented the measures of posting posters and administrative embargo notices during my claim to the national court, and the compensation process had begun. We will win! pic.twitter.com/e558vzWkdP
-Diosdado Cabello R (@dcabellor) May 14 2021
Nicolas Maduro Did not say in response to this situation, but This news has already caused repercussions at the national and international levels.. The U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela James Story wrote in the letter: Reject right Nationwide, Eligible events “Breach of Press Freedom”.
Moreover, he is not the only one who reacted to the prohibition…
The regime imposed an embargo on the newspaper’s headquarters through one of its repressive agencies @ElNacionalWeb
“For the time being” they may seize their own facilities, but they will never seize their dignity and promise to tell the truth. pic.twitter.com/Dg9LOlLYy2
-Biagio Pilieri (@BiagioPilieri) May 14 2021
Why the “Faithful Reporting Principle” @ElNacionalWeb It should not be prosecuted, convicted, confiscated or anything.
Newspapers and other media only echoed information released abroad. pic.twitter.com/Z1VaOm4g76
-Luis Carlos Diaz (@LuisCarlos) May 14 2021
We reject and condemn the current embargo imposed at the Israeli headquarters @ElNacionalWeb.
-National Assembly (@AsntaciónVE) May 14 2021
Of course, Venezuela is not a means of communication. But if you don’t talk about El Nacional, you can never talk about press freedom in Venezuela and Latin America. This medium is a symbol of Venezuelans.
Without the media or political parties, there can be no democracy.
-Jesus M. Hernandez (@JesusMHD) May 14 2021
Nationwide It has been in Venezuela for nearly 78 years, One of the few remaining opposition media in the country.It’s been a while Condemned the regime’s harassment and ended its print edition in 2018.
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