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Venezuela "living under a dictatorship," wife of jailed opposion leader says

The conflict in Venezuela claims another life. Jimmy Vargas died in Tachira from an injury to the head. Vargas was reportedly observing a protest from his balcony. In Caracas, anti-government protesters remain in the streets. Barricades are a constant. SOUNDBITE (Spanish) MARIA ROSA ROBLES, PROTESTER, SAYING: "We have to protest peacefully and the only peaceful means we have is by closing the streets. We don't have guns; we only have whistles, noisemakers, flags, and our hearts." Much of the recent unrest also focuses on the jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez. His wife, Lilian Tintori, says her husband has been cut off. (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) LILIAN TINTORI, WIFE OF JAILED OPPOSITION LEADER, LEOPOLDO LOPEZ, SAYING: "He is completely isolated. He is shut in a dungeon. They don't let him leave and the treatment is minimal." Tintori, who has accompanied Lopez in many of the protests, says the government's attacks are b

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