Venezuela's Maduro meets opposition as death toll from protests hits 41

Apr 12, 2014    

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro cautioned opposition leaders to keep their expectations modest on Thursday as he hosted them for mediated talks intended to stem two months of deadly political unrest.Maduro has held similar meetings previously but this was the first to include Henrique Capriles, who Maduro narrowly beat in last year's presidential election, and the first to be brokered by foreign ministers from the Unasur bloc of South American governments.The six-hour meeting coincided with violence that raised the death toll from the protests against Maduro's rule to 4...

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