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Venezuelan soldiers and policemen who deserted to Colombia protest after being evicted from the hotel where they were staying in Cúcuta in May. More than 1,400 members of Venezuelan security forces fled the country in February and March. Schneyder Mendoza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuelan Officers Who Fled To Colombia Are 'Adrift' As Maduro Holds Onto Power

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Oil production platforms on Venezuela's Lake Maracaibo. Venezuela sits on some of the largest oil reserves in the world. John van Hasselt/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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The Fallout From A Seemingly Sweet Oil Deal For Venezuela's Neighbors

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A cocuy drink made with pepper sauce and fruit juice on a local bar in Barquisimeto. John Otis for NPR hide caption

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Many Venezuelans Can No Longer Afford Beer, So They're Drinking Cheap Agave Liquor

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Venezuelan Leidy Navarro (left) walks with her daughter Valentina Caceres back to their home in Ureña, Venezuela, after picking her up at school in Cúcuta, Colombia, in March. Juan Pablo Bayona/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuela's Teachers And Students Skip School For Survival

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Venezuelan boats are moored at a port in Willemstad, Curaçao, in February. For many Venezuelans, Caribbean islands like Curaçao are escapes from their country's turmoil. Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuelans Take Risky Voyage To Curaçao To Flee Crisis

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Men, women and children line up for free lunch at a soup kitchen in Maracaibo, Venezuela. The meal consists of a bottle of milk and a few scoops of rice mixed with eggs and vegetables. John Otis for NPR hide caption

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'Lives Are At Risk': Venezuelan Charities Struggle Under Shortages And Intimidation

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After Failed Coup, Maduro Moves Against Members Of Venezuelan Opposition

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Opposition leader Juan Guaidó (left) stands with first vice president Edgar Zambrano before a session of the National Assembly in Caracas in January. Zambrano was arrested Wednesday night. Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, pictured in March, said he plans to tell his Russian counterpart, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, that Moscow must stop meddling in the Venezuelan crisis. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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An anti-government protester walks near a bus that was set on fire by other protesters during clashes between rebel and loyalist soldiers in Caracas, Venezuela, on Tuesday. Fernando Llano/AP hide caption

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An anti-government protester calls for help as she and another woman help a fellow demonstrator who has been overcome by tear gas during clashes with security forces, in Caracas, Venezuela, on Wednesday. Fernando Llano/AP hide caption

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Pro-Maduro Court Orders Arrest Of Prominent Opposition Leader Leopoldo López

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Gusmary Añez sits in a tent with two of her children. She and her husband, along with their four children, had been sleeping outdoors in Maicao, a Colombian town near the Venezuelan border. Now they live in one of 60 tents at the camp that house more than 300 Venezuelans. John Otis for NPR hide caption

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Venezuelans Find Temporary Lifeline At Colombia's First Border Tent Camp

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