Amateur miners in Venezuela risk their lives hunting for gold to sell to the government. In a country where banknotes have become worthless, the precious metal is a desperately needed hard currency.
Three million people have fled hunger, poverty and political repression in Venezuela under President Nicolas Maduro. Why should he stay on as leader? DW meets the Venezuelan Ambassador to the EU, Claudia Salerno Caldera.
As Venezuela's political crisis deepens, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan has thrown his support behind President Nicolas Maduro. In recent years, the two leaders have found their interests increasingly intertwined.
Venezuela's acting president, Nicolas Maduro, denies that there is a humanitarian crisis in his country, but its interim president, Juan Guaido, has asked for international aid — and thus tested the military's loyalties.
Nicolas Maduro? Juan Guaido? Neither? DW takes a look at the reasons why some countries are backing Venezuela's embattled president, others his upstart nemesis and some are somewhere in the middle.
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