The national guard disperses water cannons on anti-government protesters during a protest at Altamira square in Caracas
Mar. 14, 2014. The national guard disperses water cannons on anti-government protesters during a protest at Altamira square in Caracas Venezuela.Tomas Bravo—Reuters
The national guard disperses water cannons on anti-government protesters during a protest at Altamira square in Caracas
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