Chavez buys out shopkeepers
"On Sunday I had a small business; two seconds later, it was gone." In the heart of Caracas's historical centre, some shopkeepers are being bought out by the state -- whether they like it or not. It's all down to the latest nationalisation drive from controversial president Hugo Chavez, which supporters say is simply protecting the country's revolutionary heritage sites. It's an argument with consequences for upcoming legislative elections. Duration: 01:34.