‘‘The whole country, we’re going to get organized to put the brakes on this package,’’ Capriles said, referring to the economic measures.
He said only the government benefits from the devaluation by turning its dollar-denominated oil earnings into larger sums of local currency, but that regular citizens suffer.
Maduro rebuffed Capriles’ criticisms saying the governor should get back to work in his own state. The vice president also said Capriles seems ‘‘obsessed’’ with being a presidential candidate again. Capriles lost to Chavez in the country’s October presidential election.