Venezuela: Opposition leader tear-gassed in protests

The leader of Venezuela's opposition, Henrique Capriles, has been tear-gassed when anti-government protesters and police clashed in the capital, Caracas, on Monday.

    The leader of Venezuela's opposition Henrique Capriles has been tear-gassed in clashes between anti-government protesters and police in the capital, Caracas, on Monday.

     

    Demonstrations against the government of President Nicolas Maduro over the country's growing economic and food crises have been going on for months.

     

    Al Jazeera's Whitney Hurst reports.


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