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Maduro's former intelligence chief on crisis in Venezuela

Clip: 07/23/2019 | 9m 10s Video has closed captioning.

Venezuela is facing an economic crisis, with residents suffering shortages of electricity, food, gas and medicine. Its political fate is also unclear, as U.S.-backed Juan Guaido challenges President Nicolas Maduro. So far, Maduro has clung to power -- but some allies, including his former intelligence chief, have deserted him. Nick Schifrin talks to General Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera.

Aired: 07/23/19

Rating: NR

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