Will Maduro pull nation back from the abyss?

"The change now has a date” announced Venezuela’s young, charismatic leader, Leopold López, from prison as he stopped his 30-day hunger strike recently. The decision to end his protest — in which he was joined by 100 fellow strikers — was in response to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s statesman-like move to set the date of December 6, for parliamentary elections and to release several political prisoners.