Venezuela's post-election turmoil

Apr 16, 2013, 5:58 PM EDT
Opposition supporters and students cross a barricade during clashes with riot police in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, April 15, 2013. National Guard troops dispersed students protesting the official results of Venezuela's disputed presidential election. Opposition candidate Henrique Capriles has challenged his narrow loss to Nicolas Maduro and is demanding a recount. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Protests across Venezuela in the wake of Nicolas Maduro's election victory is posing a serious challenge for Chavez's successor. Maduro is now accusing the opposition of plotting a coup, along with blaming the United States for inciting violence.

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