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Current Events: Week Three

For the next two weeks we’re going to be talking about what’s happening in Venezuela.

Listen to this short NPR report directly on their website.  First listen to the audio, then listen a second time and follow along with the transcript.

http://www.npr.org/2014/03/16/290516431/venezuela-in-turmoil-for-lack-of-flour-milk-and-diapers

Try to answer these questions:

– According to the article, what is the problem that is affecting most of the population?

– According to the article, what are the causes?

– What bias do you think the article has?