The neglected factory hasn't produced a car since 2015, but GM still has 79 dealers that employ almost 4,000 people in Venezuela, where for decades it was the market leader.
Venezuela's opposition has held a march to honor the people who died in three weeks of protests against the government. The economic crisis is worsening.
Venezuela is flush with oil, but strapped for cash. Empty store shelves and hospitals short on medicine have driven its people to desperation. DW outlines five key points to understanding the oil-based crisis.
Venezuela's unrest has led to a ninth fatality, a young man shot dead in Caracas during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro. Latin American nations are demanding that he restrain pro-government militias.
President Maduro has begun an investigation into a mobile service provider, claiming it supported protests against him. Demonstrations against his far-left government have continued almost unabated for weeks.
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