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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.