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Venezuela protest turns deadly

Updated: 2014-02-14 07:02
By Daniel Wallis and Brian Ellsworth in Caracas, Venezuela ( China Daily)

Government and opposition trade blame as gunfire kills at least three

Venezuela's government and the opposition traded accusations after at least three people were shot dead in the worst unrest since protests last year that followed President Nicolas Maduro's narrow election victory.

Almost a year after the death of former leader Hugo Chavez, the bloodshed on Wednesday was the latest demonstration of the OPEC nation's deep polarization and the mutual mistrust between the two political camps.

Venezuela protest turns deadly