Protests continue in Venezuela

February 24, 2014

(AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Members of a pro-government "colectivo," or "collective," march through downtown Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. President Nicolas Maduro and his supporters say the escalating protests against his socialist government in the oil-rich but economically struggling country are part of an attempted coup sponsored by right-wing and "fascist" opponents in Venezuela and abroad, particularly the United States.

Opposition forces took to the streets again today in Venezuela.Reuters reports that at least 12 people have died in violence related to the ongoing protests. We'll take a look at what's behind the recent unrest.