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Maracaibo was once the jewel of Venezuela's petroleum economy, drawing companies and workers from all over the world. But the city, along with the rest of the country, is in the midst of a crisis.
Since Maduro took power in 2013, Venezuela has experienced a major economic downturn. Gangs of impoverished children roam the capital, and women voluntarily sterilise themselves for want of contraceptives.
As Venezuela's economic crisis deepens, more and more young residents are becoming embroiled in the country's soaring crime rates. Channelling their energy towards football is helping some to survive.
After months of social unrest, Venezuela teeters on the brink of collapse. Thousands are now fleeing into neighbouring Colombia in search of better prospects - but no easy life awaits them.
The cracks are showing in Venezuela's enduring Socialist regime. Mass protests on the streets are met with tear gas and rubber bullets - but those in charge are unwilling to give into the opposition's demands.
It's got more oil than any country on the planet but its people eat garbage and gangsters rule. Defying a media ban, ABC Foreign Correspondent goes undercover in the onetime socialist idyll of Venezuela.
The Venezuelan government's repression of the media and targeting of journalists has largely kept the extent of turmoil within Venezuela a secret. This report, brought by citizen journalists, offers a rare glimpse inside the troubled socialist state.
Latin American jails are usually dark places. But San Antonio Prison in Venezuela could be mistaken for a holiday resort, with its swimming pool, food stalls and overnight accommodation for guests.