VENEZUELA: Military seizes stocks of Coke in general strike
The Venezuelan military seized products from the country's Coca-Cola bottler Panamerican Beverages (Panamco) on Friday as tension surrounding the general strike against President Hugo Chavez's leadership escalated. Troops from the National Guard entered the bottling plant, which had shut its doors in support of the strike, and seized bottled water and soft drinks to distribute to alleviate shortages in the country.
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