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Political Unrest in Venezuela Disrupts Oil Industry

A month-long political strike cripples Venezuela's petroleum industry, forcing the country to import gas for the first time in decades. The strike is an attempt to force President Hugo Chavez from power. NPR's Martin Kaste reports.

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Martin Kaste is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk. He covers law enforcement and privacy. He has been focused on police and use of force since before the 2014 protests in Ferguson, and that coverage led to the creation of NPR's Criminal Justice Collaborative.

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