Violence Breaks Out in Caracas Over Oil Strike A melee breaks out in Caracas, Venezuela, after President Hugo Chavez fires four oil executives from the state oil monopoly. He's trying to break an 11-day strike paralyzing the economy. Venezuelans opposed to Chavez clamor for new elections, while oil and gas supplies run thin. Hear NPR's Gerry Hadden.

Violence Breaks Out in Caracas Over Oil Strike

Violence Breaks Out in Caracas Over Oil Strike

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A melee breaks out in Caracas, Venezuela, after President Hugo Chavez fires four oil executives from the state oil monopoly. He's trying to break an 11-day strike paralyzing the economy. Venezuelans opposed to Chavez clamor for new elections, while oil and gas supplies run thin. Hear NPR's Gerry Hadden.