Lufthansa has suspended flights to Venezuela over fears the country’s rapidly plummeting currency could lead to losses in foreign exchange. The country has descended into economic chaos – causing inflation to soar.
Hyperinflation in Venezuela has made money so worthless that artists make handbags out of the country's currency. Their work adds far more value to the pitiful bolivar, reports Manuel Rueda from the Colombian border.
President Trump has signed new economic sanctions on Venezuela, banning the purchase of debt owed to Venezuela's government or its state-owned enterprises. The order follows President Maduro's contested election victory.
Venezuela is stuck in one of the worst economic crises of its history, taking a huge toll on its population. Will Sunday's presidential elections bring about any change? Evan Romero-Castillo reports.
The US State Department has expelled two Venezuelan diplomats after Caracas sent home two representatives of Washington. Venezuela's initial move came in response to new US sanctions on the country.
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