People wait in line as they buy toilet paper in a super market in Caracas. Supplies of food and other basic products have been patchy in recent months, with long queues forming at supermarkets and rushes occurring when there is news of a new stock arrival. The situation has spawned jokes among
A military policeman takes part in a security operation in the impoverished Petare neighbourhood, one of Caracas´ most dangerous slums. Venezuelan police and about 3,000 soldiers are being deployed in Caracas, especially in areas belonging to the State of Miranda, as part of a plan to fight
Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles Radonski greets supporters during campaign rally in Barinas, Venezuela. Venezuela´s presidential campaign to replace Hugo Chavez formally kicked off, in which Capriles faces acting President Nicolas Maduro.