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President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro speaks at Miraflores government palace on March 12, in Caracas, Venezuela. Despite international pressure and attempts to remove him, the leader has clung to power. Carolina Cabral/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuela's Maduro Holds Firmly To Power — And Squeezes The Opposition

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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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Colombian police escort a Venezuelan soldier into Cúcuta, Colombia. The soldier surrendered at a bridge crossing the Venezuela-Colombia border, where people tried to carry humanitarian aid into Venezuela on Feb. 23. Fernando Vergara/AP hide caption

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1,000 Venezuelan Armed Forces Have Fled Across Border, Says Colombian Government

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Venezuela's congressional leader, Juan Guaidó, is being recognized by a rising number of countries, including the U.S., as the South American country's interim president. Here, Guaidó (center) speaks to a crowd of opposition supporters at Bolívar Square, in eastern Caracas, last Friday. Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, left, survived an "attack" during a ceremony to celebrate the 81st anniversary of the National Guard in Caracas on Saturday. Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images 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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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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