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Latest update : 2014-02-25

The End of Chavismo? Venezuela Protests Escalate

Ten months after the death of Hugo Chavez, protests are escalating in Venezuela. His less charismatic successor Nicolas Maduro has been unable to contain a groundswell that started as student demonstrations two weeks ago that have since spread amid anger against crime, inflation and shortages on staple items like powdered milk, sugar, and toilet paper. Do recent events herald the end of Chavismo?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Diaraye Bah

By François PICARD

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Paula OSORIO

Sociologist and Member of the Opposition

Bernard CASSEN

General Secretary of 'Memories of Struggle' and Former Director General of Le Monde Diplomatique

Raquel GARRIDO

Spokesperson, Parti de Gauche (Left Party)

Natalia BRANDLER

PHD in Political sciences, Venezuela specialist

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France 24 Correspondent

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2017-08-15 India

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2017-08-09 France

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A man is currently under arrest after a car drove into a group of soldiers in a western Paris suburb on Wednesday morning. Six soldiers have been injured. All of them were a week...

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2017-08-10 North Korea

US-North Korea tensions: War of words escalates

There's considerable concern in many parts of the world as North Korea and the United States appear engaged in the highest-stakes game of chicken possible, one where the ultimate...

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