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Supporters of the Venezuelan opposition are again demonstrating in the streets of the country to question the legitimacy of the head of state, Nicolás Maduro, whom the Parliament and a large part of the international community don’t recognize. EFE / Miguel Gutiérrez

Thousands of Venezuelans have taken to the streets to demand the resignation of Nicolás Maduro, echoing the international recognition of the regime as unconstitutional.

37 die in clash between inmates, police at Venezuelan prison

 08/17/2017 - 04:56
Venezuelan authorities guard the Jose Gregorio Hernandez Hospital after an interior ministry team tried to take the prison by force that in Puerto Ayacucho, Venezuela, 16 August 2017. EPA/Pedro Zapata

 As part of an effort to curb prison violence, the leftist government has imposed a militarized administration in roughly half of Venezuela's penal institutions. US Vice President Mike Pence said Monday in Cartagena, Colombia, that Venezuela is a failed state that threatens the security and prosperity of the entire hemisphere.

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