Anti-government demonstrators hold candles during a vigil Monday in honor of those who have been killed during clashes between security forces and demonstrators in Caracas.
Anti-government demonstrators hold candles during a vigil Monday in honor of those who have been killed during clashes between security forces and demonstrators in Caracas. Ariana Cubillos AP
Anti-government demonstrators hold candles during a vigil Monday in honor of those who have been killed during clashes between security forces and demonstrators in Caracas. Ariana Cubillos AP

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