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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.

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