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Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez place flowers in front of the headquarters of a government ammunition factory (CAVIN) in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez place flowers in front of the headquarters of a government ammunition factory (CAVIN) in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez place flowers in front of the headquarters of a government ammunition factory (CAVIN) in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez hold flowers and shout during a rally to promote peace in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez hold flowers and shout during a rally to promote peace in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez hold flowers and shout during a rally to promote peace in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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An opposition supporter holds the Venezuelan flag upside-down at a barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government, in a middle-class neighbourhood in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

An opposition supporter holds the Venezuelan flag upside-down at a barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government, in a middle-class neighbourhood in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

An opposition supporter holds the Venezuelan flag upside-down at a barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government, in a middle-class neighbourhood in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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An opposition supporter smashes old furniture to form parts of their barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in a Caracas middle-class neighbourhood February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

An opposition supporter smashes old furniture to form parts of their barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in a Caracas middle-class neighbourhood February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

An opposition supporter smashes old furniture to form parts of their barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in a Caracas middle-class neighbourhood February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez stand at a barricade during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government, in a middle-class neighbourhood in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez stand at a barricade during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government, in a middle-class neighbourhood in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez stand at a barricade during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government, in a middle-class neighbourhood in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez stand at a barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in a middle-class neighbourhood in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez stand at a barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in a middle-class neighbourhood in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez stand at a barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in a middle-class neighbourhood in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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An opposition supporter smashes old furniture to form parts of their barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in a Caracas middle-class neighbourhood February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

An opposition supporter smashes old furniture to form parts of their barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in a Caracas middle-class neighbourhood February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

An opposition supporter smashes old furniture to form parts of their barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in a Caracas middle-class neighbourhood February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Opposition supporters smash furniture to form parts of their barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in a middle-class neighbourhood in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Opposition supporters smash furniture to form parts of their barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in a middle-class neighbourhood in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Opposition supporters smash furniture to form parts of their barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in a middle-class neighbourhood in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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