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Two signs Venezuela's Maduro can't hang on forever

Maduro at a military parade in 2017. Photo: JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images

Given the depth and longevity of Venezuela’s political and economic crisis, President Nicolas Maduro, the salsa-loving successor to strongman Hugo Chavez, has clung to power with remarkable tenacity.

He may hang on a while longer, but new evidence emerged this week that makes clear why he can’t survive indefinitely.