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A giant Venezuelan flag hangs from the "Walk of the Heroes" monument in Caracas
Image: Matias Delacroix/AP Photo/picture alliance


Venezuela is an oil-rich country under authoritarian President Nicolas Maduro. Despite having the world's largest known oil reserves, its bankrupt economy has lead to a refugee crisis and dire human rights situation.

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