List of massacres in Venezuela

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The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in Venezuela (numbers may be approximate):

Name Date Location Deaths Notes
Cantaura Massacre 1982, Oct 4 Cantaura, Anzoátegui state 23
Caracazo 1989, Feb 27 Caracas 44-2000+ Wave of protests, riots and lootings in the capital Caracas and nearby towns where martial law was imposed and many protesters were killed by security forces.
Los Maniceros massacre 2009, Oct La Tala, Táchira state 11 Kidnapping of a Colombian amateur association football team.
Massacre of El Amparo 1988, Oct 29 Apure state 14
Yumare Massacre 1986, May 8 Yaracuy state 9