Hugo Chavez’s authoritarian successor in Venezuela, Nicholas Maduro, has attempted to block news of anti-Communist student protests that swelled this week and crescendoed in Caracas over the weekend. But information and truth can’t be barricaded. Social media users have been spreading word and photos on Twitter. They’re urging the rest of the world to Pray for Venezuela as demonstrators challenge the oppressive Communist regime.
Neighbors and liberty-lovers are showing their support — not to mention questioning the lack of mainstream media coverage and political attention the protesters have received so far.
Indeed, every voice counts: