Venezuela in Crisis: a Brief Summary of WHO, WHAT and WHY

Caracas, Feb. 12, 2014, durdaneta, Wikimedia Commons

Caracas, Feb. 12, 2014, durdaneta, Wikimedia Commons

The clashes between the Venezuelan authorities, government supporters and protesters are getting more violent. Eight people are confirmed dead, many more are injured, the government has imposed a media blackout and neither side appears to be backing down. Read a brief summary of what is going on and why: http://bit.ly/1h7haE2