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A Venezuelan woman prays on a soccer field on the outskirts of Cúcuta, on the Colombian side of the Venezuelan border. Photograph: Edgard Garrido

Once you pass the army base in Agua Blanca on the highway north out of Cúcuta the roadside stalls quickly appear. Consisting of stacks of jerry cans (...)

Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro stands next to the newly-elected mayor of Libertador district,  Erika Farias (centre) and the president of Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly, Delcy Rodriguez (left), in Caracas on Sunday. Photograph: Miraflores Palace  via Reuters

President Nicolás Maduro has set his sights on Venezuela’s 2018 presidential election after the ruling Socialist Party as predicted dominated mayoral (...)

Damaged goods lie scattered on the floor of a looted store in the town of La Fria in Tachira, Venezuela, on Monday.  Photograph: Carlos Becerra/Bloomberg

The 100-bolivar bill was nearly worthless already when Venezuela ’s president Nicolás Maduro attempted to make it completely useless. The bill fetche(...)

A Venezuelan National Guard vehicle is parked in front of a looted supermarket in Ciudad Bolivar, Bolivar state, Venezuela, on Monday. Photograph: Manaure Quintero/AFP/Getty Images

Soldiers patrolled streets, neighbours mounted barricades and businessmen raked through damaged shops on Monday in parts of Venezuela worst hit from v(...)

Anti-government protesters jump and step on a banner of Banco de Venezuela after bringing down the banner during riots in Caracas. At least 41 people have been killed in Venezuela since unrest started in early February. Photograph: Jorge Silva/Reuters

The violent protests that have rocked Venezuela since the start of the year have now lost their initial intensity but Nicolás Maduro still has (...)

A man wrapped in the Venezuelan flag stands close to a fire at a barricade during a protest against Venezuelan government in Altamira, Caracas. Photograph:  Miguel Gutierrez/EPA.

Venezuela’s president has threatened to kick US TV station CNN out of the contry over its coverage of ongoing protests in the South American co(...)