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Venezuela's regime arrests another political dissident

By Aleksander Boyd

London 11.02.05 | Venezuelan sources close to the Division of Military Intelligence (DIM) have reported that National Guard's Colonel Bras Souza Freites was arrested yesterday evening in the city of Valencia. Souza Freites was one of the military officers who adopted a stance of public disobedience against the Chavez regime in Altamira Square in 2002. Allegedly Julio Garcia Carneiro, Minister of Defence, and Jessy Chacon, Minister of Interior, will brief the media today in that respect.

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