Demonstrators opposed to President Nicolas Maduro stand up to show of force in Caracas
It comes as opposition leader and two-time presidential candidate Henrique Capriles says he has been banned from holding political office for 15 years
President Nicolas Maduro appeared to backtrack from a move which would have increased his power
Three-quarters of the Venezuelan population lost an average of 19lb in body weight last year because there is so little to eat. This in what was once one of the most prosperous countries in the world
Soaring inflation means basic items in short supply and unaffordable for many
Tareck El Aissami is alleged to have facilitated shipments from his country
President Nicolas Maduro claims the planes were victims of 'sabotage'
As the nation's most widely used banknote went out of circulation, the higher-denomination bills that were supposed to replace the 100-bolivar note have yet to arrive at banks cash machines
The largest-denominated note is curently 100 Bolivars but a two-litre soft drink costs around 25 times that ammount
Scenes on the streets of Caracas said to be reminiscent of the past century's most chaotic cases of hyperinflation
One policeman killed and 208 arrests made as angry demonstrations take place across the country
Opposition lawmakers pass resolution declaring 'breakdown of constitutional order' and 'coup d'etat committed by Nicolas Maduro regime'
With wages that now barely cover the necessities for daily living, many people are unable to look after their animals. Words by Kenneth Dickerman, photos by Carlos Garcia Rawlins
'Is this what the children deserve?'
Widespread food shortages have affected both people and animals in Venezuela
President Nicholas Maduro was on a visit to Magarita Island