Alleged Venezuelan 'Coup' Highlights Tense U.S. Relationship
A failed "coup" to overthrow Nicolas Maduro's government in Venezuela shows how bad U.S.-Venezuela relations have become in the last 25 years.By Jill Ornitz | February 14, 2015
Eleven soldiers in Venezuela have been arrested for allegedly plotting a coup to overthrow the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
Opposition groups have been protesting Maduro's policies and Venezuela's lagging economy throughout the last year. (Video via Euronews)
Polling shows a majority of the country wants him out of power. Despite this, Maduro says he's convinced the planned attack came from outside Venezuela's borders.