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Venezuelan Strike Takes Another Violent Turn

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Venezuelan Strike Takes Another Violent Turn

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Venezuelan Strike Takes Another Violent Turn

Venezuelan Strike Takes Another Violent Turn

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A 12-day-old general strike in Venezuela turns violent again as supporters and critics of President Hugo Chavez battle in Caracas. Detractors say Chavez has impoverished the country. The leftist leader fired four dissident oil executives Thursday, increasing tensions. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.