Despite Venezuela's chronic shortages, entrepreneurs are still doing their part to boost the economy. For example, chocolatiers are producing gourmet bars that allow them to make a living.
Thousands of people are fleeing Venezuela amid food, power and medicine shortages. President Nicolas Maduro's government now wants to strengthen border controls and has raised the price for passports.
Peru, Paraguay, Chile, Argentina, Colombia and Canada have demanded the UN-backed court in The Hague look into Nicolas Maduro's alleged crimes. The unprecedented call came at a crucial moment for global institutions.
China's president, Xi Jinping, has met with his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Mauro, in Beijing. Maduro is hoping to deepen ties and secure increased financial support from his Chinese ally.
Two years after a devastating earthquake, the town of Visso still looks as if the disaster happened yesterday. Bureaucratic chaos has forced many to move away, and reconstruction has yet to begin. Ylenia Gostoli reports.
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