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"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 »

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's crisis explained from the beginning - Aljazeera.com

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 »

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 »

Venezuela on the brink - Deutsche Welle

Venezuela is facing collapse amid multiple crises. DW takes a look at what has brought the oil-rich nation to its knees. Protests in Venezuela. The last straw. Violent protests erupted across the country following a Supreme Court decision in late March ...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 »

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 »

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 »

Dark Times in Venezuela Signal Bright Future for Organized Crime - Insightcrime.org

Whatever happens following “the mother of all protests” in Venezuela on April 19, political uncertainty looks guaranteed and will be embraced by organized crime. Below, InSight Crime looks at some of the potential scenarios in Venezuela's short-term ...and more »