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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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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

Our guests

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

Girish GUPTA

France 24 Correspondent

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2016-05-31 strike

Disrupted economy: Jobless in the digital age (part 1)

Has globalization run out of gas? The popular term to describe the mood is insurgent. Here in France, unions and students are revolting against labor reform. What kind of job...

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2016-05-31 employment

Disrupted economy: Jobless in the digital age (part 2)

Has globalization run out of gas? The popular term to describe the mood is insurgent. Here in France, unions and students are revolting against labor reform. What kind of job...

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2016-05-30 Iraq

Fallujah: Make or break, Iraq offensive led by Shiite militia (part 1)

Has the tide turned for IS group militants in Iraq and Syria? The so-called caliphate is currently under pressure from Iraqi forces in the Sunni stronghold of Fallujah, but a...

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2016-05-30 Fallujah

Fallujah: Make or break, Iraq offensive led by Shiite militia (part 2)

Has the tide turned for IS group militants in Iraq and Syria? The so-called caliphate is currently under pressure from Iraqi forces in the Sunni stronghold of Fallujah, but a...

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2016-05-26 Barack Obama

Obama in Japan: Competing world visions at G7 summit (part 2)

At the G7 summit in Japan both past and future are looming large as Barack Obama started his visit with a tour of an ancient shrine with his host Shinzo Abe. The Japanese prime...

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