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Venezuela's crisis explained from the beginning -

A look at the country's ongoing protests against the government of President Maduro and the current political situation. 12 hours ago. Story highlights. How did protests start? Other problems in Venezuela; Latest developments. Caracas, the capital of ...and more »

Venezuelans' Life Ratings Crumble With Their Country - Gallup

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Ahead of the swelling protests in Venezuela, just 13% of Venezuelans in 2016 rated their lives positively enough to be considered "thriving" -- a far cry from the 57% who were thriving the year before President Nicolas Maduro took ...and more »

Venezuela: Humanitarian Crisis Spilling into Brazil - Human Rights Watch

Hammocks where members of the Venezuelan Warao indigenous community sleep at a shelter in Boa Vista. Others sleep on the floor inside the shelter. February 11, 2017. © 2017 César Muñoz Acebes/Human Rights Watch. (Washington, DC) – Venezuela's ...and more »

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

Venezuela is flush with oil, but strapped for cash. Empty store shelves and hospitals short on medicine have driven its people to desperation. DW outlines five key points to understanding the oil-based crisis. Protests in Venezuela. Venezuela on the ...and more »

Deaths In Venezuela Protests: Maduro's Government Forces Attempt To Crush Dissent - The Inquisitr

Anti-government protests in Venezuela that were billed as “The Mother of All Marches” have left at least two people dead on Wednesday and many more injured. Empty supermarket shelves and rocketing unemployment levels had led the people of Venezuela out ...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 »

Venezuelans are still demonstrating. What happens next for the dictatorship of President Nicolás Maduro? - Washington Post

On Wednesday, tens of thousands of Venezuelans protested the country's worsening economic crisis — and the president behind it. The response of President Nicolás Maduro to one of Latin America's worst episodes of political unrest in decades has been ...and more »

Socialist Venezuela chipped in $500000 to Trump's inauguration - The Guardian

Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has been careful not to antagonize Donald Trump despite his claims of US subversion. Photograph: Handout/Reuters. A Venezuelan state-owned oil company, heavily indebted to the Russian oil giant Rosneft, made a ...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 »

Venezuela Erupts In 'Mother Of All Protests' As Anti-Maduro Sentiment Seethes - NPR

Racked by food shortages and political unrest, Venezuela swelled with what organizers are calling the "mother of all protests" on Wednesday. Demonstrators have taken to the streets in the capital, Caracas, and other major cities across the country to ...and more »