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Hundreds of protesters rallied on Sunday to demand the "resurrection" of Venezuelan democracy while effigies of both President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leaders were paraded for burning in a local Easter Day tradition.
The protests against the dictatorship of Nicols Maduro in Venezuela have taken a Christian turn this week as the mostly Catholic nation celebrates its greatest holiday.
Venezuelans, already struggling to find basics like milk and toilet paper at the supermarket, are now confronted with empty appliance store windows and clothes racks at shopping centres.
A protester with a Guy Fawkes mask, painted with the Venezuelan flag colors, carried a doll with a tear gas canister during a protest march in Caracas, Venezuela on Tuesday.
Five years ago, Yorvis, the son of a Major League baseball player, was kidnapped and held for ransom in his homeland of Venezuela.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro , accompanied by Vice-President Jorge Arreaza and Foreign Minister Elias Jaua, holds a meeting with Venezuelan opposition leaders and Latin American Foreign Affairs Ministers at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on April 10, 2014.
Jews in Venezuela have said they are concerned by a fresh surge of antisemitism as the political crisis in the country continues.
"When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle."
Reading the Venezuelan press, it's easy to forget this is a petro-state, and that the barrel of oil is selling at prices close to its historic high.
While the sexually active in Cuba struggle to get to condoms with a reliable expiration date, health officials continue to juggle both international and national economic policies.
The police station burned bright as a bonfire. As cars hissed past on the Caracas highway, flames consumed the roadside structure as if it were kindling.
Anti-government protesters carry a cross covered with photos of government officials and supporters under the Spanish word "Traitors" at a demonstration during Holy Week in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
Negotiators from Venezuela's government and the opposition agreed to broaden membership in a truth commission tasked with investigating who's to blame for 41 deaths tied to weeks of political unrest.