Falling oil prices put Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro in a vice

By Nick Miroff, November 17, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela — Six months ago, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro faced bloody protests demanding his resignation. The streets were clogged with flaming barricades. By the time the smoke cleared, dozens of protesters and national guardsmen were dead, and Maduro’s government was widely assailed for rights abuses.

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