Students shout against the National Guards during a demonstration outside Voluntad Popular headquarters in Caracas
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Venezuelan crisis explained in 90 seconds

The Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro is facing the largest wave of demonstrations against his government since he took office, leaving the country with some tough challenges.

The main opposition grievances are high inflation, crime and the shortage of some staple products such as milk, sugar and toilet paper.

BBC Mundo's Yolanda Valery looks back at how the recent protests started.

  • 18 Feb 2014
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