Photos of Young Venezuelans Protesting in Caracas
On February 12, protesters took to the streets of Caracas to demand that humanitarian aid trucks, which remain blocked at the border, be allowed to enter the country.
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My First Club: Fur Coat
"The club lasted just three months. Maybe it was the typical Latin-American money-laundering business."
THUMP Canada Staff
Hotels, Drugs, and Convertibles: How I Lived Like a King for a Month in Venezuela for Just $115
I stayed in a five-star hotel, bought hundreds of beers for under $15, and paid to fill up the gas in all my neighbors' cars.
Condoms Are Selling for $755 In Venezuela
Falling oil prices have led to empty government coffers, and as a result, the country is suffering from a shortage of imported products.
Venezuela Rising: Dispatch Six
Thousands gathered in the center of Caracas on Saturday to protest food shortages.
Venezuela Rising: Dispatch Five
Memorials and riots marked the first anniversary of Hugo Chavez's death.
Does It Matter That the Venezuelan Opposition Is Funded by the US?
Many of the anti-government opposition groups taking to the streets in Venezuela have been backed by the US for years and are supported by wealthy Venezuelans. Is that reason to be concerned?
Are Cuban Special Forces Shooting at Venezuelan Protesters?
In Caracas, students singing the Venezuelan national anthem took to a heavily guarded Cuban Embassy on Tuesday, to protest the involvement of Cuban troops in the repression, and to call for an end to Cuba’s longstanding influence on Venezuelan politics.
One Dead Man Carries Another: The Death Toll of the Venezuelan Protests
Roberto Redman and Bassil Da Costa hadn't met before they encountered each other at a protest in Caracas on February 12, but now they'll forever be linked thanks to their deaths at the hand of the government.
Laura Helena Castillo
Venezuela's Presidential Election Is Getting Violent and Weird
In a televised speech, Chavez's chosen successor and current interim president Nicolas Maduro said that Chavez had appeared to him as a small bird. “It sang and I responded with a song, and the bird took flight, circled around once and then flew away...
Venezuelan Body Count
Last year alone, Caracas had more violent deaths than Baghdad. VICE's Ryan Duffy traveled to Venezuela to investigate the country's crime epidemic.