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February 12, 2014

Venezuelan journalists say: 'No paper, no newspaper'

Paper shortage crisis causes dozens of newspapers to shut down amid protests from media.
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 A woman takes part in a protest outside the CADIVI headquarters in Caracas on February 11, 2014. (AFP PHOTO/JUAN BARRETO)

Dozens of Venezuelan newspapers have shut down after a nationwide paper shortage, causing some 600 members of the media to take to Caracas' streets in protest. Owners of these newspapers allege President Nicolas Maduro's government is withholding foreign currency needed to import printing paper.

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