"How could such a beautiful word like 'peace' cause the opposition leadership to react with rejection? it is clear that the entire MUD (Democratic Unity Roundtable) is part of the coup," Diosdado Cabello, a Venezuelan politician and an active member of the armed forces, twitted.
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elias Jaua departed on Thursday for Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Jaua's visits aim at calling for support for any debate on the Venezuelan crisis is held within the framework of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) rather than the Organization of American States (OAS).
[Local media Reported]
"We believe that we, Venezuelans, can have a dialogue and find a solution for the problems that are affecting our society, " Minister of Foreign Affairs Elias Jaua tweeted.
Crimes Against Humanity
Citizens Equity and Rights Foundation (Fundeci) works on a report on cases of cruelty and torture against Venezuelan detainees.
[Local Media reports]
Protests across the country
"Let's continue building a country of peace and happiness! For the people who are now starring! Venezuela will defeat those who are violent." President Maduro tweeted.
Within the framework of the National Peace Conference held on Wednesday, the president of the Venezuelan Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry Jorge Roig, complained to President Maduro about the government "trying to impose a failed economic model ...." Reference was made to the Government's socialism and political-economic structure.
[El Universal reported]
Those who consider themselves sons of El Caracazo [name given to the wave of protests, riots, shootings and massacres of February 27 1989] , are creating conditions for a new social outbreak, Henrique Capriles said.
"The government is showing no signs of dialogue" Henrique Capriles declared.
" I feel that, with the way this government is behaving, it is extinguishing itself, this government is consuming itself.
This government, in the last few days, for example, from the international viewpoint has generated more questions. There are more unanswered questions regarding the dead, the injured, the tortured victims, those deprived of liberty. How do you justify the detention of Leopoldo Lopez?" Opposition Leader Henrique Caprieles said. [Reuters]
"Most of the country wants dialogue, but people want it to be sincere, transparent, and effective. Is that the dialogue the government wants? " Opposition leader Henrique Capriles questioned.
As many as 15 people were injured during a demonstration held on Thursday in southeast Caracas, as reported by Mayor of Baruta municipality Gerardo Blyde.
[Local media reported]
"Protests in Venezuela are not the result of political and social unrest, but a planned strategy, encouraged and promoted since at least five years ago, which has now entered the picture to overthrow the democratic government," Foreign Minister Jaua said during a press conference in Buenos Aires, Efe reported.
[Source: El Universal]
"Dialogue for Peace" a Venezuelan citizen twitted
"This government is the first to show concern for the poor," Andrea Villamizar, a law student and opposition protester told Al Jazeera when asked why her side was unable to win elections.
"But the government is just buying their support. We want a country where all Venezuelans are included."
Al Jazeera's Chris Arsenault reports :