by Mac Slavo
The situation in Venezuela has only been getting worse, and there is virtually no one there who is spared the gathering instability and unrest as millions face food shortages, power outages, a currency crisis and political repression.
Much of the blame has been placed squarely on President Nicolas Maduro, the embattled socialist leader who has clamped down rather than give up power, even as a conditions reach the point of all-out crisis.
A significant portion of the population are lining up for hours to give fingerprint scans – this time not to buy food rations, but to certify their signatures on a ballot to recall and oust Maduro.
According to AFP: