After giving a fiery speech last Thursday calling for CNN reporters to leave the troubled country, Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro reversed his stance only a day later, saying journalists could stay so long as they did balanced reporting on the unrest. The decision to ban CNN journalists came in the midst of ongoing protests aimed at Maduro, who took power after the death of President Hugo Chavez last March. I do not accept war propaganda against Venezuela. If they do not rectify things, get out of Venezuela, CNN, get out. CNN, for its part, has asserted that it has covered both sides of the situation.