Protest held in Doral in wake of Venezuela crisis


ENTERED AND STAYED IN BRAZIL SINCE 2014.>>WE’RE SEEING A BIG DEMONSTRATION TAKING AGAINST AGAINST THE MA DURO REGIME IN MIAMI. CHRISTIAN CONTINUES OUR COVERAGE RIGHT NOW.>>THINGS HAVE REMAINED PEACEFUL HERE. HERE IS A PROTEST THAT’S ABOUT TO START IN 20, 30 MINUTES. WE’RE IN DOWNTOWN MIAMI OUTSIDE OF FREEDOM TOWER. YOU CAN TAKE A LOOK AT THE CROWD GROWING. THESE PROTESTS STARTED EARLIER IN DORAL. SOME PEOPLE WANTING OTHERS IN SOUTH FLORIDA TO KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON VENEZUELA. OTHERS ARE ASKING THE WHITE HOUSE TO GET INVOLVED. [SPEAKING SPANISH] THEY HIT THE STREETS OF DORAL IN SOLIDARITY WITH THOUSANDS PROTESTING IN THEIR NATIVE VENEZUELA. THEY’RE ANGRY OVER PRESIDE MADURO’S SOCIALIST POLICIES THEY SAY ARE ERODING VENEZUELA’S DEMOCRACY AND A MAJOR ECONOMIC DOWNTURN. A CRISIS. THIS MAN TELLS ME PEOPLE ARE STARVING.>>I HAVE MY MOTHER, 94 YEARS OLD. AND I HAVE TO SEND HER FOOD, TOILET PAPER FROM HERE. FROM THE UNITED STATES.>>Reporter: MARIA SAYS HER FAMILY BACK HOME IS OUT PROTESTING WHAT THEY SAY IS A RISING DICTATORSHIP.>>IF THEY DON’T FIGHT, IF THEY DON’T PRESSURE THINGS WILL GET EVEN WORSE. I THINK THINGS ARE THERE WORSE THAN CUBA.>>Reporter: THEY WANT PEOPLE IN SOUTH FLORIDA TO KNOW AND TO CARE ABOUT WHAT’S GOING ON.>>I DON’T FEEL THAT THE OTHER COUNTRIES THAT ARE LOOKING AT US RIGHT NOW. I DON’T THINK THEY ARE HELPING US.>>AND THEY WANT PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TO G INVOLVED.>>POUR FA VOR.>>ONCE AGAIN BACK OUT LIVE. TAKE A LOOK AT THE CROWD. ORGANIZERS TELL ME THEY EXPECT SEVERAL HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE. NO WORD ON WHAT THEY PLAN TO DO EXACTLY. IF THEY PLAN TO HIT THE STREETS. WE DO KNOW POLICE ARE OUT HERE TO MAKE SURE THINGS ARE SAFE. WE WILL BE OUT HERE MONITORING IT ALL FOR YOU.

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