"We are living through some complicated days. There have been many domestic arrests," Sanchez said as she arrived, according to Periodico 24.
Sanchez said her family had received a number of verbal threats in the last couple of days which have been marked by violence and more than 250 dissident detentions, according to the newspaper.
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Although she said she was initially stalled by a police detail around her house, she was finally able to leave to Miami on what she called a "bussiness and family visit" before attending an art and literature festival in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, reported Periodico 24.