In this file photo, soldiers stand atop an armored vehicle at the entrance of Fort Tiuna in Caracas, Venezuela, in 2017.
In this file photo, soldiers stand atop an armored vehicle at the entrance of Fort Tiuna in Caracas, Venezuela, in 2017. Ricardo Mazalan AP
In this file photo, soldiers stand atop an armored vehicle at the entrance of Fort Tiuna in Caracas, Venezuela, in 2017. Ricardo Mazalan AP

Crime is so bad in Venezuela that even soldiers were ordered to avoid driving at night

November 28, 2017 02:24 PM

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