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After plant seized, GM charts Venezuela exit

Reasons factory grabbed unclear

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Photographs by AP/ARIANA CUBILLOS

A demonstrator in Caracas joins another day of protests Thursday against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, whose government seized a General Motors plant Wednesday.

General Motors Co. announced Thursday that it is pulling out of Venezuela after authorities there seized one of its auto plants, a fresh sign of the turmoil gripping the country as anti-government protests spread.

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A police officer fires tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters Thursday in Caracas, Venezuela. + Enlarge

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Workers attend a meeting Thursday with government officials at the General Motors plant in Valencia, Venezuela. GM is shutter... + Enlarge

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DontDrinkDatKoolAid says...

People, that's what progressivism will get you.

Posted 21 April 2017, 5:20 a.m. Suggest removal

RBear says...

DDDKA, sorry but you have the definition wrong. That's what totalitarianism will get you. There is a significant difference that most on the right seem to miss, much like most on the left seem to miss regarding libertarianism and conservatism.

Posted 21 April 2017, 6:15 a.m. Suggest removal

DontDrinkDatKoolAid says...

Progressivism is a spin off of Marx.

Posted 21 April 2017, 7:21 a.m. Suggest removal

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