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Venezuela General Strike Could Hurt Oil Exports

A general strike in Venezuela triggers panic and disrupts refinery operations, raising concerns that it will affect oil exports to the United States. Anti-government groups are trying to oust President Hugo Chavez. NPR's Bob Edwards talks with NPR's Martin Kaste.

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Martin Kaste is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk. He covers law enforcement and privacy. He has been focused on police and use of force since before the 2014 protests in Ferguson, and that coverage led to the creation of NPR's Criminal Justice Collaborative.