John Otis

John Otis appears in the following:

Venezuelan Attorney General Opens Probes Into Excessive Violence

Monday, March 24, 2014

Venezuela's top state prosecutor has accused security forces of excess in their response to protests. As John Otis reports, the prosecutor announced investigations into alleged human rights abuses.


The Colombian Politician With An Incredible Back Story

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Clara Rojas spent six years as a captive of Colombian guerrillas. During that time, she nearly died during childbirth and her son was then taken away by the rebels. Now she's running for Congress.


Venezuelan Government Gets Tough On Price Gouging Retailers

Monday, November 11, 2013

In a pre-Christmas offensive to lower prices, the Venezuelan government has taken over a nationwide chain of electronics and appliance stores that it accuses of price gouging. That's led to huge lines outside the stores as shoppers snap up cut-rate refrigerators and computers. As Venezuela's socialist government combats surging inflation, it's warning that more takeovers are ahead.


In Argentina, The New Pope Has Many Supporters, And A Few Critics

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Pope Francis is widely revered for his many years of work with the poor. But he has not been immune from criticism in a country that has gone through tumultuous times.