One Year After Chávez’s Death, a Divide in Venezuelans’ Fervor

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[The New York Times] One Year After Chávez’s Death, a Divide in Venezuelans’ Fervor

(Hugo Chavez’s) successor and acolyte, President Nicolás Maduro, presided over the events, which served as a distraction from weeks of protests against his government and the country’s deeply ingrained problems, including high inflation, shortages of many basic goods and violent crime.

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See Also:

[Voice of America] Venezuela’s Worsening Conditions Threaten Chavez Legacy

[The Wall Street Journal] Venezuela Divided One Year After Chávez’s Death

[The Economist] A test of political maturity

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