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Grounded

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 23:26

As the political crisis in Venezuela deepens, more parents choose not to send their children to school.
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Irreconcilable visions

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 0:15

With the opposition and the government at loggerheads, the crisis in Venezuela looks set to get worse.
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Death in Caracas

Sunday, May 14th 2017, 0:21

The parents of Juan Pablo Pernalete speak of his death during Venezuela's protest-related violence.
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Venezuela: Violence flares at anti-Maduro motorised protests

Sunday, May 14th 2017, 0:12
related places: Caracas

Riot police on motorbikes fire tear gas against opposition demonstrators in Caracas and other cities.
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Venezuela protests: Elderly clash with police in opposition march

Saturday, May 13th 2017, 0:39
related places: Caracas

Pepper spray is used against a "Grandparents March" in Caracas during anti-Maduro protests.
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Week of protest

Friday, May 12th 2017, 1:13
related places: Caracas

Photographer Alejandro Cegarra captures some tense moments from anti-government protests in Caracas.
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Venezuela protests: On streets of Caracas

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 14:34
related places: Caracas

BBC's Vladimir Hernandez reports from Caracas, five weeks into anti-government protests.
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'Resist until I die'

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 5:31

Who are the protesters like "La Muerte" fighting for change in ailing Venezuela?
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Venezuela sees sharp rise in infant and maternal mortality

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 0:14

The Venezuelan government publishes new data showing a 30% rise in child deaths.
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Venezuela indigenous group flees crisis for Brazil

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 0:27
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Manaus

Indigenous Warao people from Venezuela come to Brazil's Amazon city of Manaus in search of food.
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Venezuela: Armoured vehicle drives into protesters

Saturday, May 6th 2017, 8:35
related places: Caracas

Anti-government protesters and riot police continue to clash on the streets of Caracas, Venezuela.
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End Venezuela violence, says conductor

Thursday, May 4th 2017, 22:27

Celebrated Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel tells the government to "listen to the people".
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Venezuela crisis: One dead as protesters clash with police

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017, 23:10
related places: Caracas

A teenage protester dies in Caracas as a demonstration begins peacefully and descends into chaos.
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Venezuela opposition holds silent march to honour dead

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 21:23

Venezuela's opposition march in silence to honour the dead in three weeks of anti-government protests.
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Venezuela: Ten people killed in Caracas looting incident

Friday, April 21st 2017, 18:58
related places: Caracas

The incident comes after two days of often violent protests against President Maduro's government.
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Venezuela crisis: Police fire tear gas as protests continue

Friday, April 21st 2017, 8:07

Further clashes have erupted between Venezuelan riot police and opponents of President Maduro.
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Venezuela crisis: Police fire tear gas as protests enter second day

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 19:48
related places: Caracas

Police fire tear gas at demonstrators during the second day of violent protests in the capital, Caracas.
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Venezuela crisis: Three killed at anti-government protests

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 13:43
related places: Caracas

The deaths came as thousands took part in the "mother of all protests" against President Maduro.
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Venezuela police clash with anti-government protesters

Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 10:58
related places: Caracas

Caracas was just one of the cities where anti-government protests turned violent on Monday.
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Venezuelan protesters tear-gassed after politician's ban

Saturday, April 8th 2017, 22:05

The demonstrations were sparked by opposition leader Henrique Capriles's 15-year ban from office.
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'You just never know if you'll make it back'

Monday, April 3rd 2017, 23:36
related places: Caracas

Michelle was just 13 when she first volunteered as a paramedic in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas.
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Venezuela: Supreme court backtracks on powers bid

Saturday, April 1st 2017, 15:48

The supreme court's move to assume legislative powers led to days of anti-government protests.
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Venezuela's court move breaks law, Maduro ally says

Friday, March 31st 2017, 19:41

Venezuela's chief prosecutor criticises decision that stripped the National Assembly of powers.
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Venezuela 'coup': Alarm grows as court takes power

Friday, March 31st 2017, 10:56

Fears have been raised about democracy after the National Assembly was stripped of powers.
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Venezuela asks the UN to help boost supply of medicines

Saturday, March 25th 2017, 0:48

Amid a worsening economic crisis, President Maduro of Venezuela asks the United Nations for help.
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Peru recalls ambassador in Caracas amid diplomatic spat

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 1:33
related countries: Peru Peru
related places: Caracas

The move came after Venezuela's foreign minister called Peru's President Kuczynski a "dog".
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Venezuela protests over skier's expulsion from France

Thursday, February 23rd 2017, 12:53
related countries: France France

Venezuelan cross-country skier Adrian Solano was expelled from France on his way to a training camp.
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Colombian families flee criminal gangs as Farc leaves, says UN

Saturday, February 18th 2017, 14:12

The UN says criminal groups are filling the power vacuum left by rebels near the Venezuelan border.
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CNN Spanish service moves to YouTube after Venezuela ban

Thursday, February 16th 2017, 12:34
related countries: Spain Spain

Venezuelans will be able to watch CNN on the internet even though it was taken off cable channels.
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US sanctions Venezuela vice-president over trafficking claims

Tuesday, February 14th 2017, 13:43
related countries: United States United States

The US says Tareck El Aissami has played "a significant role in international narcotics trafficking".
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Venezuela minimum wage to rise by 50% 'to combat inflation'

Monday, January 9th 2017, 1:48

Venezuela announces a 50% increase in the minimum wage and pensions amid runaway price inflation.
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Venezuela helicopter crash survivors rescued after six days

Friday, January 6th 2017, 2:14

Survivors are rescued six days after their military helicopter crashed in Venezuela's Amazon region.
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Memo Morales, Venezuela pasodoble singer, dies after new year show

Monday, January 2nd 2017, 10:07

Venezuelan pasodoble singer Memo Morales dies aged 79, after a fatal heart attack on stage.
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Venezuela: President Maduro extends money swap deadline

Thursday, December 29th 2016, 20:24

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro extends to 20 January the deadline to scrap the 100 bolivar note.
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Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after eight days

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 21:00
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia, closed last week to "combat smuggling gangs".
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Venezuela's Maduro defends withdrawal of major banknote

Monday, December 19th 2016, 8:59

Venezuela's leader defends withdrawing a major banknote, saying it has smashed the black market.
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Venezuela delays 100-bolivar banknote withdrawal

Sunday, December 18th 2016, 0:44

Venezuela's president delays the scrapping of the 100-bolivar banknote until January, amid protests.
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