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Residents of the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima burn tires and belongings of Venezuelan immigrants, after an attack on their makeshift camps. Isac Dantes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A kilogram, or just over 2 pounds, of tomatoes sits next to the 5 million "strong" bolivars needed just to buy the bunch at an informal market in a low-income neighborhood of Venezuela's capital, Caracas. Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters hide caption

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Security personnel surround Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro after explosives-laden drones exploded near the podium where he was speaking in Caracas on Saturday. Maduro was unhurt. Xinhua/AP hide caption

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Members of the media circulate outside an apartment complex where an allegedly armed drone crashed Saturday in Caracas, interrupting President Nicolas Maduro's speech. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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Marcos Carbono (center) joins a protest against the weekend's election in Venezuela in front of that country's consulate in Miami. President Nicolás Maduro may have won the vote count but in the process lost the legitimacy to govern, one expert writes. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro and his wife, Cilia Flores, wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas on Sunday after election officials declared his victory. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro greets supporters during a closing campaign rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday. Maduro is seeking a new six-year mandate. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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Venezuela Holds Presidential Election But Main Opposition Is Boycotting It

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Laurie Holt holds a photograph of her son, Joshua Holt, at her home, in Riverton, Utah. Holt, who has been held in a Venezuelan jail for two years, uploaded a video plea for his released to Facebook this week. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Henri Falcón addresses reporters in Caracas on May 8. Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Meet The Popular Venezuelan Candidate With The Best Chance Of Taking On Maduro

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The lunch and helmet of a Venezuelan iron worker lie on a table during lunch break, in Ciudad Piar, Bolívar state, Venezuela. Rodrigo Abd/AP hide caption

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Many Venezuelan Workers Are Leaving The Job, And The Country

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A banner depicting Venezuela's currency, the bolivar, at the central bank of Venezuela in Caracas in January. The bolivar has lost the vast majority of its value in just the last year. Federico Parra /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A crowd waits to cross the border into Colombia over the Simón Bolívar bridge in San Antonio del Táchira, Venezuela, in July 2016. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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Venezuela's Deepening Crisis Triggers Mass Migration Into Colombia

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro addresses a news conference at the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas last week. Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A volunteer from the non-profit Accion Solidaria organizes imported medicines alphabetically, in a store room in Caracas, Venezuela, last April. The Pharmaceutical Federation of Venezuela estimates the country is suffering from an 85 percent shortage of medicine. Fidel Suarez/AP hide caption

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Venezuelan Bolivarian National Guards officers control shoppers as they line up outside a supermarket to buy food at discounted prices in Caracas on Jan. 6. Fernando Llano/AP hide caption

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Defendants Efrain Antonio Campos Flores (center left) and Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas (center right), as depicted in federal court in New York on Thursday, were sentenced to 18 years in prison on drug conspiracy charges. Elizabeth Williams/AP hide caption

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