Anti-Government Protests Continue in Venezuela

In the largest protests in years, tens of thousands of Venezuelans have flooded into the streets to demonstrate against the government of Nicolas Maduro and demand elections.

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A demonstrator throws a canister of tear gas towards security forces during anti-government protests in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 19, 2017. Tens of thousands of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro flooded the streets of Caracas in what's been dubbed the "mother of all marches" against the embattled socialist president.
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Demonstrators take cover with a piece of corrugated tin roofing during anti-government protests in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 19, 2017. Tens of thousands of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro flooded the streets of Caracas in what's been dubbed the "mother of all marches" against the embattled president.
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Venezuelan singer Jesus Alberto Miranda, known as Chino, left, and the Ramon Muchacho, mayor of Chacao, sing the national anthem during anti-government protests in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 20, 2017. Venezuela's opposition is calling for another day of protests against President Maduro after mass demonstrations Wednesday resulted in two deaths.
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A police officer fires tear gas against anti-government protesters in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 20, 2017. Venezuela's opposition looks to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro, taking to the streets again one day after three people were killed and hundreds arrested in the biggest anti-government demonstrations in years.
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A young protestor aims his sling during anti-government demonstrations in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 19, 2017.
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A demonstrator carries a Venezuelan flag during anti-government protests in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 19, 2017.
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A man walks past a burning motorbike during an anti-government march in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 19, 2017. Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro called on Venezuelans to take to the streets on Wednesday for what they dubbed the "mother of all marches" against the embattled socialist leader. Government supporters held their own counter demonstration.
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A demonstrator picks up a canister of tear gas launched by security forces during anti-government protests in Caracas, Venezuela on April 19, 2017. Tens of thousands of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro flooded the streets of Caracas in what's been dubbed the "mother of all marches" against the embattled president.
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A demonstrator lies on the ground overcome by tear gas during anti-government protests in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 19, 2017.
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A woman is aided by fellow demonstrators after falling, overcome by tear gas, during anti-government protests in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 20, 2017. Tens of thousands of protesters asking for the resignation of President Nicolas Maduro flooded the streets again Thursday, one day after three people were killed and hundreds arrested in the biggest anti-government demonstrations in years.
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Riot police move towards protestors during a march against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 19, 2017. Venezuelans took to the streets for massive demonstrations for and against President Nicolas Maduro, whose push to tighten his grip on power has escalated the country's political and economic crises and triggered deadly unrest.
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Demonstrators try to tear down a fence at the La Carlota Air Base during a rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 19, 2017.nProtestors took to the streets Wednesday for massive demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro.
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A demonstrator clashes with the police during a rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 19, 2017.
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