Venezuela blocks Twitter and Google during Guaidó’s arrival

07.03.2019, Caracas.

Social networks and a number of other services for sharing information were limited by the Venezuelan state company CANTV  for the period of returning Juan Guaidó to the country, Netblocks reported on March 4th.

Twitter, Google, Youtube, and the Google Play Store, were partially paralyzed at the beginning of the rally in the Las Mercedes district of the city of Caracas in which Guaidó took part. The rally was organized by the opposition immediately after Guaidó ‘s return to Venezuela.

The Sound Cloud service started working with the sound function blocked since February 27 due to Guaidó ‘s commercials there.

On March 2nd, the self-proclaimed president of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, announced his return to the country. Two days later, on March 4th, a plane with the opposition leader landed at Caracas airport. Later in his Twitter, he called on his supporters to prepare for new protests, the nearest of which is scheduled for Saturday, March 9th.

Netblocks calls itself a non-governmental organization dedicated to the issues of cyber security and Internet freedom.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency

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