Flaccid Venezuelan Response to National Strike Jeered by Maduro

  • Support of walkout is mixed as capital continues to function
  • President suggests opposition efforts need peformance enhancer

A one-day national strike called by the opposition to increase pressure for a recall referendum on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was met with less than overwhelming participation and a gibe from the socialist leader that his detractors would benefit from a little chemical help with their performance.

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