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Speaker of the Venezuelan Parliament Julio Borges

Stephen Sackur asks Julio Borges, speaker of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, if the Chavista Socialist revolution is dying on its feet?

Every day Venezuela seems to get one step closer to economic and political chaos. Mass anti-government protests have swept the country for the past month. Close to forty people have been killed in street clashes, the shops are short of food and hospitals low on medicine. Stephen Sackur asks Julio Borges, Speaker of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, if the Chavista Socialist revolution is dying on its feet?

(Photo: Julio Borges speaks at a joint press conference with Peruvian president, 2017. Credit: Ernesto Benavides/AFP/Getty Images)

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Fri 19 May 2017 19:06GMT

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