Guaire River

The Guaire River is a short river of Venezuela that flows through the nation's capital of Caracas.wikipedia
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The Guaire River is a short river of Venezuela that flows through the nation's capital of Caracas. Demonstrators began gathering around the country at about 10:30am, with Caracas having 26 different routes for the main march to head to the office of the Ombudsman to demonstrate.
Caracas, officially Santiago de León de Caracas, is the capital and largest city of Venezuela, and centre of the Greater Caracas Area. Caracas is located along the Guaire River in the northern part of the country, following the contours of the narrow Caracas Valley on the Venezuelan coastal mountain range (Cordillera de la Costa).

2017 Venezuelan protests

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On 19 April 2017, during the 2017 Venezuelan protests, the Mother of all Protests occurred.
Shortly after 12:45 p.m., protesters on the Francisco Fajardo Freeway near Bello Monte begin to flee the area after enduring over an hour of tear gas from authorities, with many leaping into the Guaire River, which is used for sewage drainage, to avoid the gas.

Tuy River

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It is a tributary of the Tuy River and is 72 kilometers (45 miles) long in length.
Tributaries include the Guaire River, the principal river of Caracas, and the Caucagua River.

Mother of All Marches

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On 19 April 2017, during the 2017 Venezuelan protests, the Mother of all Protests occurred.
Shortly after 12:45pm, protesters on the Francisco Fajardo Freeway near Bello Monte begin to flee the area after enduring over an hour of tear gas from authorities, with many leaping into the Guaire River, which is used for sewage drainage, to avoid the gas.

Capital District (Venezuela)

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It rises in an area called Las Adjuntas in the Capital District of Venezuela at the confluence of the San Pedro and Macarao Rivers.

Ombudsman

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Demonstrators began gathering around the country at about 10:30am, with Caracas having 26 different routes for the main march to head to the office of the Ombudsman to demonstrate.

Tear gas

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As the march progressed through Caracas, the National Guard began to block routes and fire tear gas at marchers at 11:50am, with the demonstrators refusing to leave despite the use of force.

Economic policy of the Hugo Chávez administration

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Despite the investment of billions of dollars, such projects that were not completed and experienced multiple delays included repairs to the Parque Central Complex, moving the Las Mayas garbage center, the clean up of the Guaire River, a National Cancer Center, Plan Vargas 2005, and multiple transportation projects.

Timeline of the 2017 Venezuelan protests

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At about 12:30pm, demonstrations by both opposition and pro-government Venezuelans fill Caracas' avenues. Shortly after 12:45pm, protesters on the Francisco Fajardo Freeway near Bello Monte begin to flee the area after enduring over an hour of tear gas from authorities, with many leaping into the Guaire River, which is used for sewage drainage, to avoid the gas. Near 2:10pm, a 17-year-old boy was shot in the head and killed at a protest. At about 4:35pm, pro-government paramilitaries called colectivos shot and killed Paola Ramirez, a 23-year-old woman who was protesting.

St. George's Cathedral, Caracas

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Avenue Montalban 2 near the Francisco Fajardo Highway and the Guaire River in the west of Libertador Municipality of Caracas Metropolitan District north and center of the South American country of Venezuela.

Jacqueline Faría

After the Mother of All Marches in 19 April 2017, where opposition protesters had to leap into the sewage-filled Guaire River in Caracas in order to flee barrages of tear gas, a Twitter user asked Faría where the $14 billion dollars supposedly invested into the Guaire River went, with the Faría stating "They were completely invested, but ask your people who had a tasteful bath!"

El Cafetal

Between Las Mercedes and El Marques there was a territory dedicated to coffee plantations, which was frequently flooded by the broken places of the Guaire River and consequently it was partly marshy: El Cafetal.

Molotov cocktail

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As the 2017 Venezuelan protests intensified, demonstrators began using "Puputovs", a play on words of Molotov, with glass devices filled with excrement being thrown at authorities after the PSUV ruling-party official, Jacqueline Faría, mocked protesters who had to crawl through sewage in Caracas' Guaire River to avoid tear gas.