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.
Women were at the forefront of a rally in Caracas to protest the decision to prevent a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro. Protests are expected to continue in the National Assembly and on the streets.
Thousands are watching as Fidel Castro's ashes begin a four-day journey to his final resting place. A military vehicle is making a 950-kilometer (590-mile) journey to the city of Santiago de Cuba from Havana.
Political rivals in Venezuela have moved into day two of talks as they debate how to stabilize a country hit by shortages. Neither side seems optimistic, as the opposition insists on a recall vote against the president.
Opposition members in Venezuela have suspended the "trial" of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, ahead of talks with the government. However, the lawmakers warn they might quit the negotiations if demands are not met.
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