Police: “they are perpetrators of terrorist acts in roadblocks, destruction, looting and burning of a university building and of public institutions".
Large businesses, the private banks, supermarkets and international chains united in support of the general strike called by the Civic Alliance.
The dentist and small business leader Irlanda Jerez remains in the La Esperanza prison under a “ludicrous” accusation, state her relatives.
The strike is “for the liberation of the political prisoners, the National Dialogue and for peace,” the group affirms.
Victims of government repression tell of the mistreatment they received at the hands of the police and the paramilitary.