What's going on in Venezuela?

14/02/2014 02:40

Anti-government protesters have hit the streets of Caracas and other parts of Venezuela in the past few weeks with increasing levels of violence. The Exit is the campaign being run by opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez and the aim is to force President Nicolas Maduro to step down. The President has labelled the protesters as "right wing fascists" and "coup mongers", although they deny they want anything other than legal change at the top. They say government corruption, economic problems and high levels of crime have not been dealt with properly.

But it's more complicated than just Lopez versus Maduro, there's other opposition groups, led by Henrique Capriles, who don't support The Exit protests and believe they could do more harm than good.

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