Anti-government protesters are met with tear gas fired by security forces as they try to march to the Interior Ministry in Caracas on Thursday.
Anti-government protesters are met with tear gas fired by security forces as they try to march to the Interior Ministry in Caracas on Thursday. Fernando Llano AP
Anti-government protesters are met with tear gas fired by security forces as they try to march to the Interior Ministry in Caracas on Thursday. Fernando Llano AP

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