Standoff in Venezuela

Retired Venezuelan Army Gen. Angel Vivas, armed and wearing a flak jacket, walks on his property Sunday in Caracas, Venezuela. President Nicolas Maduro ordered the arrest and investigation of the retired general for his statements on YouTube and Twitter. Maduro said Vivas is instigating violence at a time when two weeks of anti-government protests have left 10 dead and over 100 wounded. Vivas has been an opponent of the Venezuelan government since his 2007 resignation as director of the Ministry of Defense Engineering, due to the military's adoption of the slogan "Fatherland, socialism or death, we shall overcome," created in Cuba.
Retired Venezuelan Army Gen. Angel Vivas, armed and wearing a flak jacket, walks on his property Sunday in Caracas, Venezuela. President Nicolas Maduro ordered the arrest and investigation of the retired general for his statements on YouTube and Twitter. Maduro said Vivas is instigating violence at a time when two weeks of anti-government protests have left 10 dead and over 100 wounded. Vivas has been an opponent of the Venezuelan government since his 2007 resignation as director of the Ministry of Defense Engineering, due to the military's adoption of the slogan "Fatherland, socialism or death, we shall overcome," created in Cuba. Juan Manuel Hernandez/AP Photo

Retired Venezuelan Army Gen. Angel Vivas, armed and wearing a flak jacket, walks on his property Sunday in Caracas, Venezuela. President Nicolas Maduro ordered the arrest and investigation of the retired general for his statements on YouTube and Twitter. Maduro said Vivas is instigating violence at a time when two weeks of anti-government protests have left 10 dead and over 100 wounded. Vivas has been an opponent of the Venezuelan government since his 2007 resignation as director of the Ministry of Defense Engineering, due to the military's adoption of the slogan "Fatherland, socialism or death, we shall overcome," created in Cuba.

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