All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘venezuela violence’

Venezuela Beauty Queen Killed During Protests

It was in her name. Genesis Carmona. A new beginning. A promising start. The 22-year-old was a college student studying marketing and a locally famous beauty queen in her home state of Carabobo, Venezuela. She had looks, brains, and a world of promise. Then with a cowardly sniper’s bullet, it was all gone, and Carmona’s short life was over. Having …

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Miss Venezuela: Lamentable Loss Impels Legal Change

“It was a vile killing.” This was Venezuelan Interior Minister Miguel Rodriguez’s description of the slaying of Monica Spear and her ex-husband Monday night. The 2004 Miss Venezuela winner and her ex-husband Thomas Henry Berry had been driving with their five year old daughter along a poorly maintained road when their car hit sharp objects which punctured the tires. Subsequently, …

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