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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 »

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 ...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 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 »

Venezuela Update: 3 Things to Know about Maduro's Remaining 2 Years in Office - AS/COA Online

Updated, April 20 — April 19 marks four years since Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's six-year term began—an anniversary thousands of Venezuelans are marking with massive protests throughout the country. Three people died in Wednesday's ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »