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Venezuelan politicians meet as economy sputters

Jed Kim Nov 3, 2016
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People demonstrate against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on October 26, 2016. RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images

Venezuelan politicians meet as economy sputters

Jed Kim Nov 3, 2016
People demonstrate against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on October 26, 2016. RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
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The Venezuelan government is set to meet with opposition members today and it could be tense. There have been massive protests against President Nicolas Maduro and his leftist policies. His political opponents say he’s messed up the economy and they want him gone.  

Click the audio player above to hear more about the negotiations. 

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