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Venezuela's crisis explained from the beginning -

How did protests start? Other problems in Venezuela; Latest developments. Caracas, the capital of Venezuela, saw almost daily demonstrations from April to June, some of which turned violent. The opposition accuses President Nicolas Maduro of moving ...and more »

Venezuela braces for the 'mother of all protests' as both sides call for rallies - The Guardian

As dissatisfaction with the government grows, opposition leader needs no reminder of the risks involved in inflaming an already febrile national mood. Are you taking part in protests in Venezuela? Virginia López in Caracas. Wed 19 Apr 2017 04.00 EDT ...and more »

Deaths and injuries reported amid 'mother of all marches' in Venezuela - The Guardian

17-year-old boy fatally shot along with woman and National Guardsman as the opposition calls for another mass protest on Thursday. Are you taking part in protests in Venezuela? Virginia López in Caracas and Jonathan Watts in Rio de Janeiro. Wed 19 Apr ...and more »

'Mother of All Marches' Turns Violent in Venezuela -

Clashes between protesters and security forces erupted in Venezuela during marches taking place Wednesday in at least 12 cities across the country. Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets to protest the government of President Nicolás ...and more »

Venezuela: Humanitarian Crisis Spilling into Brazil - Human Rights Watch

(Washington, DC) – Venezuela's humanitarian crisis is spilling across its borders, Human Rights Watch said today. Latin American governments need to apply strong pressure on the Maduro administration to address severe shortages of medicine and food in ...and more »

Venezuela on the brink - Deutsche Welle

Violent protests erupted across the country following a Supreme Court decision in late March 2017 to strip the legislative branch of its powers. Amid an international outcry, President Nicolas Maduro reversed the decision, but it was too late ...and more »

At Least 3 Die in Venezuela Protests Against Nicolás Maduro - New York Times

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Protesters demanding elections and a return to democratic rule jammed the streets of Caracas and other Venezuelan cities on Wednesday. National Guard troops and government-aligned militias beat crowds back with tear gas, rubber ...and more »

"The Maduro Diet": A Photo Essay from Venezuela - Americas Quarterly

Shortages and a crumbling economy have forced Venezuelans to change their eating habits; many are losing weight and battling malnutrition. MaduroDiet. Empty fridges have become an increasingly common sight for many Venezuelans. Rafael Hernandez.and more »

5 things to understand about oil-rich, cash-poor Venezuela - Deutsche Welle

An economic system aimed at freeing Venezuelans from poverty and a corrupt government is now starving them. Food subsidies, higher education enrolment and access to healthcare were touted by long-time leader Hugo Chavez as evidence that his ...and more »

In Venezuela, a Rebellion Is Taking Shape, but Where Can It End? - Daily Beast

Hugo Chávez left some very hard shoes to fill for his successor, Nicolás Maduro. Not because the shoes were malodorous or had holes in them, which they do, but because they required certain talents President Maduro just doesn't have and will not ...and more »