Tens of thousands of demonstrators in Caracas are demanding that the government step down. They carried candles to commemorate the more than 70 people who have been killed in the past three months by security forces during anti government protests.
Venezuela's oil sector will get a much-needed injection of cash from China, tightening Beijing's grip on the country's state-owned oil company PDVSA which is struggling to maintain deliveries to the Asian powerhouse.
The South American country is spiraling further into a humanitarian disaster spurred by the government's economic policies, which have caused inflation to skyrocket 24,571 percent in the past 12 months.
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.
Crisis-plagued Venezuela has suffered another blow as a committee of creditors has ruled that state oil company PDVSA defaulted on its debt — a decision that triggers payment of default insurance to investors.
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