The size and frequency of anti-government protests has dropped in the past year, but opposition forces remain divided. (Ariana Cubillos/Associated Press) Despite some of the world’s worst inflation and an economic crisis so severe that 2.3 million people have fled the country in the past four years, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro isn’t currently facing major street protests and his political opposition remains fractured. Venezuela has the world’s largest proven oil reserves, but shortages of food, medicine and electricity continue to ravage the country. The International Monetary Fund predicts inflation could reach one million per cent by year’s end. These conditions should be ripe for political unrest. But the demonstrations, which last year brought hundreds of thousands into the streets , have largely fizzled, and the socialist government’s […]