After plant seized, GM charts Venezuela exit

Reasons factory grabbed unclear

Posted: April 21, 2017 at 3:08 a.m.

A demonstrator in Caracas joins another day of protests Thursday against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, whose government seized a General Motors plant Wednesday.

General Motors Co. announced Thursday that it is pulling out of Venezuela after authorities there seized one of its auto plants, a fresh sign of the turmoil gripping the country as anti-government protests spread.

A police officer fires tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters Thursday in Caracas, Venezuela.

Workers attend a meeting Thursday with government officials at the General Motors plant in Valencia, Venezuela. GM is shuttering operations in the cou...

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