Oil Runs Short as Venezuelan Strikes Persist Strikes and protests continue to cripple Venezuela. President Hugo Chavez sees his advantage in the polls slipping away. And supplies of oil run short -- a deep irony for one of the world's oil-exporting nations. Hear from NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Gerry Hadden.

Oil Runs Short as Venezuelan Strikes Persist

Oil Runs Short as Venezuelan Strikes Persist

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Strikes and protests continue to cripple Venezuela. President Hugo Chavez sees his advantage in the polls slipping away. And supplies of oil run short — a deep irony for one of the world's oil-exporting nations. Hear from NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Gerry Hadden.