Monica Spear  after she was crowned Miss Venezuela, in Caracas in 2004. Photograph: Chico Sanchez/EPA

Hundreds of Venezuelans paid their final respects to a popular actress whose killing in front of her five-year-old daughter has reignited debate about(...)

Former Miss Venezuela Monica Spear, pictured during the Miss Universe 2005 pageant in Bangkok,  and her husband Thomas Henry Berry, where shot to death following a hold up after the vehicle they were riding in broke down. Photograph: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA

A former Miss Venezuela became the latest victim of her country’s breakdown in law and order when she was murdered with her former British husband on (...)