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Venezuela nears a tipping point, and a violent endgame

A protester in Caracas rioted against the Maduro government in April

IT’S EASY TO SEE WHY HUGE NUMBERS OF furious Venezuelans have hit the streets in recent weeks. Years of mismanagement have left the country’s oil-export-dependent economy in a shambles. To appease the angry poor, President Nicolás Maduro announced a 60%

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