Stories about Venezuela from April, 2010
President Chávez and his “Communicational Guerrilla”
On last sunday, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez launched the program named “Communicational Thunder”, and seventy-five young students between ages 13 and 17, were sworn in his "Communicational Guerrilla", wearing khaki jackets and red bandanas tied around their necks. They had been trained to "fight against imperialist messages", either on social networks online, on walls and pamphlets or "through direct intervention".
Some notes on the case of Noticiero Digital and digital crimes
On past march, Venezuelan President denounced the website noticierodigital.com for "having published fake information, announcing the decease of Minister Diosdado Cabello", and he ordered the Public Ministry to prosecute the case.