RFI goes behind-the-scenes of one of the week's major stories.
Crime in Venezuela is completely out of control and the murder rate has risen to levels greater than some war zones. The figures rose during the 14-year presidency of Hugo Chávez.
Despite having the world’s largest oil reserves, Venezuelans are living with one of the world’s highest rates of inflation.
During the fourteen year presidency of Hugo Chavez, the country underwent much change. The poor, who were largely ignored before he came to power, now have a louder voice.
Nigeria is Africa’s leading oil producer but suffers frequent fuel scarcity. For anyone doing business, this is a big problem. Many businesses have folded as a result.