Strike Cripples Venezuela Venezuela's Supreme Court orders petroleum workers back to their jobs on the 18th day of a paralyzing national strike. As the struggle unfolds, wealthy opponents of President Hugo Chavez continue the nightly protests. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.

Venezuelan Strike Threatens Economy

Venezuelan Strike Threatens Economy

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Venezuela's Supreme Court orders petroleum workers back to their jobs on the 18th day of a paralyzing national strike. As the struggle unfolds, wealthy opponents of President Hugo Chavez continue the nightly protests. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.