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Venezuelan nationals from the city of Tucupita carry household goods that are scarce at home as they walk to board a private ferry back to their country, in the port of Cedros, southwestern Trinidad, June 8, 2016. Andrea De Silva/Reuters hide caption

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Trinidad Faces Humanitarian Crisis As More Venezuelans Come For Refuge

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The USNS Comfort, a U.S. Navy medical ship, floats off the coast of Riohacha, Colombia. The medical vessel is on a four-country tour of the region, providing medical assistance. Jim Wyss/Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Navy Sends Hospital Ship To Colombia To Treat Venezuelan Migrants

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Venezuelan officials allegedly granted access to favorable currency exchange rates in exchange for bribes. Federico Parra /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro addresses the United Nations General Assembly. Several countries have requested an investigation of Venezuela for alleged crimes against humanity. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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Health workers form a human chain reading "SOS" during a protest for the lack of medicines, medical supplies and poor conditions in hospitals, in Caracas on Aug. 2. Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Many In Venezuela, Social Media Is A Matter Of Life And Death

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According to The New York Times, Trump administration officials met with coup plotters who wanted to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (center), shown here at a ceremony last month. Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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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