Opposition figures are vague about their plans for Saturday but they appear to hope for a mass mobilization of Venezuelans on both sides of the border that will descend on the soldiers manning the bridges and overwhelming them with patriotism and the rightness of their cause, leading the soldiers to give way. moved this up. The military’s National Guard enforced that policy on Friday, shootingtear gas and live ammunition at a group of Pemon Indians on Venezuela’s side of the Brazilian borderwho were demanding aid be allowed into the country, said Olnar Ortiz, a lawyer for Venezuelan rights group Foro Penal. The Pemons had blockaded a roadway “to stop military reinforcements that were headed to the border to impede the arrival of humanitarian aid,” said a former Venezuelan military official who spoke with people there. An ambulance carried people injured during a clash on Friday with the Venezuelan National […]