Hundreds of thousands of mourners have thronged the streets of Caracas to accompany their president on his last journey. The body of the country's Comandante is to lie in state in the capital's military academy until his funeral on Friday.
After months of delays, Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) has announced that the country's legislative elections will take place on December 6. Candidates will campaign for the National Assembly's 165 seats.
A lawmaker has been killed in Venezuela's latest high-profile violent crime. Robert Serra and his partner, Maria Herrera, were found dead in their home in the La Pastora neighborhood of the capital, Caracas.
President Nicolas Maduro has announced a break in ties with Panama on the anniversary of Hugo Chavez's death. Panama had called for an Organization of American States meeting on the unrest in Venezuela.
At least a dozen Venezuelans have died in recent protests. DW hears from Caracas-based journalist Irene Caselli about why Venezuelans are taking to the street - and whether they'll find success in coming weeks.