According to GM, other assets like vehicles were also taken away from the facility, resulting in irreversible damage to the firm.
Under the late President Hugo Chavez, who took power in 1999, the government took over private oil, telecommunications, energy, and cement businesses.
Capriles responded on Twitter that Maduro, "like all dictators", is a compulsive liar, and called on Venezuelans to keep up protests.
"It is evident this crime was deliberately planned as the suspect. altered the site of the incident, collecting 27 (spent) shells that officials later found on him", the minister said. GM has operated in Venezuela for almost 70 years, employing 2,700 people there and operating 79 dealerships.
This isn't the first time Venezuela's government has seized foreign-owned factories.
A counter rally of supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was organized in Caracas on Wednesday.
Vicente Paez, a local councilman, said Guitan was an employee of a Caracas-area city governed by an opposition mayor and didn't partake in the protests.
The company's departure is another sign of instability in Venezuela, where yesterday tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets holding signs that read "Maduro out" and "Down with dictatorship".
In a statement released by GM on Wednesday, the company said its plant had been "unexpectedly taken by the public authorities, preventing normal operation". Protesters accuse Maduro of eroding democracy and mismanaging the country's increasingly cash-strapped economy.
It wasn't clear whether these marchers would have any more success reaching the office than Wednesday's thousands of demonstrators, who were directed away from government buildings by security forces firing tear gas canisters.
The turmoil is set against an economic crisis in which unemployment is set to surpass 25%, and people have struggled for years with food and medical shortages and skyrocketing prices.
Maduro supporter Diosdado Cabello, a National Assembly lawmaker with the ruling United Socialist Party, decried the National Guard member's death and blamed it on opposition protesters.
The renewed wave of protests was sparked by a Supreme Court move in March to assume the powers of the opposition-led Congress, a move that was reversed a few days later. He didn't provide any evidence to back up the claim, and the opposition rejected it as an attempt to intimidate Venezuelans from exercising their constitutional right to protest.
He said at an official event on Thursday that the opposition had expressed readiness to begin political talks. The oil giant sought compensation of $16.6 billion and the company went to win a $1.4 billion judgment, but earlier this year the arbitration panel determined that Venezuela had to pay only $180 million. Over 400 people were arrested during protests on Wednesday, rights group Penal Forum said.
They will also have to address a number of pressing social and political issues that have plagued France in recent years. Security Council, its fight against Islamic extremism and its role as a key player in worldwide crises.
It will mark the first in a series of public events for Obama, including stops next month in Boston to receive the John F. Former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle deliver a farewell address in Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 10, 2017.
But an divide has emerged between the White House and congressional Republican leaders as to its realistic chances of passing. Donald Trump meets with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on Capitol Hill in Washington .
I think in the northern parts of the US , hockey is popular enough but it's certainly not popular anywhere with an arid climate. Carlyle wasn't ready to declare their five-on-five play the key to their success . "I don't know if we were that great".
Walker and Wisconsin's congressional delegation, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, to find a solution to the trade dispute. Indeed, Canada's softwood industry makes no secret of its own search for opportunities in China.
He added a Miami flavor with attacks on Trump for his anti-immigrant rhetoric and told the crowd about his visit to Little Haiti. Sanders won Maine's presidential caucuses by almost two-thirds when he ran in the 2016 primaries against Hillary Clinton.
Bautista is now on an 0-for-16 streak at the plate, is batting.109 overall and has no home runs in 55 at-bats this season. Blue Jays manager John Gibbons couldn't get on the team's charter to California fast enough on Thursday night.
The Thursday evening attack took place in the city's Champs-Elysees district, which is hugely popular with tourists and shoppers. Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon had earlier told Belgian public broadcaster VRT that the assailant was a French national.
They took it to the reeling Jackets (losers of six straight coming in), holding them without a shot for the first 10-plus minutes. The Maple Leafs with a lineup filled with talented rookies, are ahead of schedule by making the playoffs this season.
But their progress has been slowed by improvised explosive devices and snipers as the troops engage in house-to-house fighting. He went on to identify one of the two slain terrorists as Abdul Qadir Mahmoud al-Hamdouni, otherwise known as Abu Sajee.
Florida senator who used racial slur resigns
The investigation into Artiles has been dropped by request of Thurston who says he's also satisfied with the outcome. Artiles used obscenities with Sen. "No further action by the Senate will be taken in regard to this matter".
Soccer bus bombing suspect had unusual motive, prosecutors say
Earlier, a 26-year-old Iraqi national, identified as Abdul Beset A., was detained in alleged connection with the Dortmund attack. The accused man was staying in the same hotel as the Borussia Dortmund team, the German federal prosecutor's office said.
Paris attack to have 'big effect' on presidential poll
A state of emergency imposed after repeated deadly attacks by Islamist extremists over the past two years is still in place. At least three metro stations were closed, as informed by the Interior Ministry of France. "Some were crying.
26 hostages, including Qatari royals, free
The group of falcon hunters were taken hostage by 100 Iraqi Shi'ite militiamen in December 2016, Reuters reported at the time. A person involved in the negotiations told the AP that 11 of the captives were members of the Al Thani family.
Trump likely to attend ASEAN summit in November
Paynor also said. "Instead of helping us, the first to criticise is this State Department, so you can go to hell, Mr. President Duterte will be busy next week since he will be hosting for the first time an global engagement.
Rashford: Man Utd did it the hard way!
United advanced 3-2 on aggregate as the English club looks to win Europe's second-tier competition for the first time. Rashford sent United into the last four after them to extra-time in a breathless encounter.
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Fans of the league enjoy watching their favorite teams while some also place sports bets on the results of the matches. Betting odds seem to be in their favor as well with many sportsbook setting their championship odds of 1 to 8.