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    Critics Say Venezuelan Protests Test Limits of Military's Supporti
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    Brian Padden
    April 17, 2014 9:15 PM
    During the two months of deadly anti-government protests that have rocked the oil-rich nation of Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro has accused the opposition of trying to initiate a coup. Though a small number of military officers have been arrested for allegedly plotting against the government, VOA’s Brian Padden reports the leadership of the armed forces continues to support the president, at least for now.

    Critics Say Venezuelan Protests Test Limits of Military's Support

    Brian Padden

    Published April 17, 2014

    During the two months of deadly anti-government protests that have rocked the oil-rich nation of Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro has accused the opposition of trying to initiate a coup. Though a small number of military officers have been arrested for allegedly plotting against the government, VOA’s Brian Padden reports the leadership of the armed forces continues to support the president, at least for now.


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