Venezuelan Officials and Opposition to Meet after Weeks of Protests

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Anti-government protests persist in Venezuela, as the nation’s political crisis enters its third month.

The death toll hit 40 on Thursday, when a policeman was shot dead trying to disperse a demonstration in the western city of Barquisimeto. President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leaders have agreed to meet this week for formal talks. CCTV’s Martin Markovits reports from Caracas.

Venezuelan Officials and Opposition to Meet after Weeks of Protests

Venezuelan Officials and Opposition to Meet after Weeks of Protests

Anti-government protests persist in Venezuela, as the nation's political crisis enters its third month. The death toll hit 40 on Thursday, when a policeman was shot dead trying to disperse a demonstration in the western city of Barquisimeto. President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leaders have agreed to meet this week for formal talks. CCTV's Martin Markovits reports from Caracas.