NPR logo
Venezuela
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1151636/151636" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Venezuela

Venezuela

Venezuela
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1151636/151636" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Opposition to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez continues to grow. Those calling for Chavez's resignation blame him for an ailing economy and have accused him of corruption. The current stalemate in negotiations that followed a failed coup highlights the rift between the presidency and his opponents, including military leaders. But support for Chavez remains formidable, as the president has managed to rally many Venezuelans onto his side. Some analysts wonder how long this volatile situation will hold. NPR's Martin Kaste reports.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.