Americas News Agenda for March 8

Duty Editor: Stephanie Griffith

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What's happening in the Americas on Saturday:

+ Venezuela braces for more protests

CARACAS: Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles calls on supporters to hit the streets of the capital following weeks of deadly unrest that has revealed the oil-rich nation's deep divisions. Picture. Video. (VENEZUELA-POLITICS-ECONOMY-PROTESTS)


WASHINGTON: Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin takes the microphone on the final day of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), one of the biggest yearly meet-ups of the US right. 2300 GMT. Picture. Video. (US-POLITICS-REPUBLICANS)