Demonstrators clash with police in Caracas, Venezuela

Demonstrators against the current president and the government clashed with the national guard during protest marches in Caracas. Army and police officers used tear gas and fired rubber bullets to disperse the protesters. The roads leading to the national electorate building were blocked.

Advice For Travellers

Tensions are high in Venezuela at present as the country faces severe shortages of electricity and essential goods. A referendum to recall the president is underway. Travellers should avoid all public and political gatherings since they may become violent at any moment.

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