Listen: Venezuela, Luis Carlos Diaz, United States discussed on The World
"Significant. About what she's telling you there is that a group of journalists in Venezuela created this group called efecto cuckoo cuckoo means firefly. And what you told me is what was that? They said there was so much darkness out there. But there was still so many lights on in the nation's newsrooms and out in the streets, and so all of these mall lights working together could've illuminate a whole nation. And that is what she says this group efecto Kuku is trying to do to to put together all these firefly's. The light of all these firefly's and shine a light on what is happening in Venezuela today. So in other words, journalists protecting each other. Yeah. Absolutely. And what she told me when I called her up. His is one person can be intimidated. We we just heard the example of one journalists being detained in Venezuela. This week one person can be intimidated said Lewis, but a group of journalists working together can keep the lights on and keep telling the story. Of what is happening in Venezuela today and one more thing William the detention of journalists Luis Carlos Diaz it's related to the recent blackouts in Venezuela. Right. Yeah. It is. Absolutely. When Diaz was detained one of the things that he was questioned by the authorities about was whether he was acting in concert with the opposition. And with the US to orchestrate the blackout to orchestrate the lack of electricity across Venezuela. Something of course, if Diaz completely denies. Yeah. Well, all sorts of conspiracy theories going on about the the US role and who's connected to the US in Washington. Yeah. Right. Yeah. I mean, both the United States and Guido the US-backed interim president of Venezuela. Both have denied that they had anything to do with orchestrating the blackout. They say it's the lack of investment by the Madero government. And before that the child has government in the country's infrastructure is what's really to blame for the lack of electricity that Venezuela has been experiencing for several days. Now. Why does spoke to the BBC today about this? Not only did he deny the fact that he was orchestrating the blackouts. But he also said he's not taking off the table. The possibility that he could call for a international military intervention in Venezuela. And in fact, he blamed Madero for for making that a possibility listen to this clip June.."