In June 2006, accused drug trafficker Jose Maria Corredor escaped from the GOV's Internal Security Directorate (DISIP
A former Venezuelan guerrilla has accused Posada of ordering his torture in 1973 while he was head of the Venezuela political police (Direccion de Servicios de Inteligencia Policial, DISIP
Castro, whom Chavez refers to as "dear brother," has sent his KGB-trained DGI agents to help Chavez transform Venezuela's internal security service, the DISIP
, into a Soviet-model secret police force.
Anyone who tried to oppose the government from outside the two-party system ran a risk of being arrested, beaten, or killed by the National Guard or the federal police known as the DISIP
. The DISIP
sported black leather jackets and tall black boots, and the attire was more than a fashion statement.
Pe byddai'r merched yn y gystadleuaeth yn rhai tewion, disip
ac annymunol mewn bicinis, a fyddai'r un helynt?
The committee, through public statements and leaks to the press, also has sought to lay the blame on the former chief of the Disip
national security police, Eliezer Otaiza, who was ousted shortly after Montesinos was arrested.