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Venezuela opposition struggles to expand appeal

In this Feb. 25, 2014 photo, Opposition leader and Miranda's State governor Henrique Capriles gestures during an interview at his office in Caracas, Venezuela. Capriles says the opposition has put its differences over strategy behind them, adding that the government may have miscalculated its response to the protests as well. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — It is hard to find toilet paper or flour in oil-rich Venezuela these days and the country is plagued by some of the highest inflation, murder and kidnapping rates in the world. Clashes between protesters and security forces loyal to the president have left 16 dead, and a telegenic opposition leader has been thrown in jail.

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