What Venezuela needs now is many more Luisa Ortega Díazes. The Chief of Public Prosecutions did not switch sides. She merely signaled that, from now on, she will act impartially to seek the truth and achieve justice. For a regime built on lies and injustice, the prospect of this attitude spreading is an existential threat. And for Pernalete’s loved ones, it holds out the prospect that his ultimate sacrifice could help to unravel the regime he was demonstrating against.