End-of-the-year Social Conflict Map Update

 

2016 is going to end, going out of a broken culture in its wake. Lynchings and lootings have been dominant from coast to coast this season as government enforced progressively more erratic and cruel procedures.

The first half the entire time was proclaimed by common lynchings, in Caracas and Maracaibo especially. The country’s major media outlets in Venezuela were simply struggling to report a large number of them. Based on the Venezuelan Observatory of Assault (OVV,) Venezuela has seen a significant outbreak of mob justice before months, even in comparison to a previous calendar year. While there’s justification to doubt the OVV’s figures, there is no denying that 2016 has seen a peak in the social conflict that is unprecedented in recent history.

Shortages of basic staples and medications amid a critical monetary situation have sparked protests and lootings throughout the united states, this Dec when is leader Nicolas Maduro suddenly made a decision to withdraw Bs.100 banknotes from circulation. The solution sent the repayment system into complete mayhem and a large number of now-cashless citizens required to the roadways to demand that the charges be reinstated. Businesses and banking companies were looted in Anzoategui, Apure, Zulia and Monagas, but it was at Bolivar that things switched unpleasant, with common chaos in San Felix, Guasipati, El Callao, Tumeremo, Santa Elena de Uairan and, most severe of most, Ciudad Bol?var, where more than 400 stores were ruined.

Here’s the ultimate upgrade of the Map on Lynchings and Lootings for 2016. This map only reveals circumstances reported by the mainstream press and isn’t designed to be exhaustive. As always, red tips are 2015 lynchings, blue things signify lynchings in 2016, yellowish points are a symbol of situations of looting.

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