Venezuelan revolution: What happened?

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Protests in Venezuela led to the country’s government responding with force. In a period of just a few months, more than 40 people were killed and 800 injured. Most of the casualties were civilians. Some lawmakers in the United States floated a bill to impose sanctions on Venezuelan government officials.

However, almost as quickly as it began, the revolution fizzled out. CCTV’s John Holman explains what happened.

Venezuelan revolution: What happened?

Venezuelan revolution: What happened?

Protests in Venezuela seemed to be spiraling out of government control when they erupted early this year, but President Nicol Maduro ignored calls for his resignation, and protests have all but evaporated.