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Venezuela marks Maduro's first year in power

A year into his tenure, Venezuelans are split between those hailing president's achievments and others who want him out.

Last updated: 19 Apr 2014 08:00
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This weekend marks one year since Nicolas Maduro became president of Venezuela in a narrow election victory. Maduro promised to carry on the legacy of his mentor, Hugo Chavez.

While Maduro's supporters say he has done a lot for a country struggling with high crimes rates, unemployment and soaring inflation, his rioting opposition label him a failure.

As Venezuelans flock to the fish market ahead of Easter celebrations, many have different explanations as to why they are paying twice as much as the price they paid a year earlier.

Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Caracas.

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