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Venezuela's boiling point: Push to recall President Maduro (part 2)

Drought, collapsing crude oil prices and a bitter political divide. That's the toxic mix that's triggered full-blown riots in Venezuela. The heyday of Hugo Chavez is long gone as his successor fights off moves to chase him from office by a new right-wing majority. The rationing now extends to electricity and the president has declared a two-day work week for civil servants, all this while the country runs short of paper to print money. Can Maduro hang on any more than his Brazilian counterpart?

Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Christopher DAVIS.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Andrew ROSSATI

Economy reporter, Bloomberg

Mark WEISBROT

Co-director, Center for Economic and Policy Research

Paula DOUMERG

Member, Movement for Democratic Unity (MUD)

Daniel LANSBERG-RODRIGUEZ

Latin American Director, Greenmantle Consultancy

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2017-10-18 Asia-pacific

One-man rule? China's Xi Jinping consolidates grip on power

Xi Jinping has been showing the rank and file who's the boss at the opening of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party, one that's set to further consolidate his grip on...

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction has been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

Trump takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

Donald Trump calls it "The worst deal ever". The question is why is he so hell-bent on decertifying a 2015 Iran nuclear agreement when even his own cabinet seems to support it?...

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2017-10-11 Europe

Can Spain keep it together? Madrid ponders direct rule in Catalonia

Did Catalonia declare independence or not? Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has given the leader in Barcelona until next Monday to answer, dangling the threat of direct rule....

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