Fourth death at Venezuela protests

Feb 18, 2014, 3:26 PM EST
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro raises his fist during a rally in Caracas on November 12, 2013.
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Protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have intensified this month, with government paramilitary forces killing three last week and another student activist hit by a car on Tuesday. As the body count grows, the propaganda regime will have a tougher time maintaining public order amid frustration over a lack of consumer goods.

Background:

Protesters flood streets as Venezuela opposition leader arrested [Reuters]

Expelled U.S. diplomats have 10 hours to leave [CNN]