South America | What’s behind the recent riots and how are they similar to, and yet very different from, protests in Ukraine?
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/27/14, 04:22 pm
The socialist economy in Venezuela has crumbled since President Hugo Chavez died a year ago in March. Now the government he built appears to be weakening, too. Or is it? As the protests in Venezuela teeter on the brink of revolution, here’s what you need to know to keep up with the unfolding drama: