Photos From the Anti-Government Protests in Venezuela

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Feb. 18 2014 2:12 PM

Photos From the Anti-Government Protests in Venezuela

A supporter of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez sets fire to a barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas February 19, 2014.
A supporter of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez sets fire to a barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas on Feb. 19, 2014.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

Members of the National Police clash with demonstrators during an anti-government protest, in Caracas on February 19, 2014.
Members of the National Police clash with demonstrators during an anti-government protest in Caracas on Feb. 19, 2014.

Photo by Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images

A supporter of Leopoldo Lopez, an ardent opponent of Venezuela's socialist government facing an arrest warrant after President Nicolas Maduro ordered his arrest on charges of homicide and inciting violence, faces riot police during a march, on February 18, 2014, in Caracas.
A supporter of Leopoldo Lopez faces riot police during a march on Feb. 18, 2014, in Caracas.

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Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hold a protest against opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez -- who was arrested on the eve on charges of homicide and inciting violence-- on February 19, 2014, in Caracas.
Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hold a protest against opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, who was arrested on charges of homicide and inciting violence, on Feb. 19, 2014, in Caracas.

Photo by Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images

Demonstrators protest against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro outside Venezuela's embassy in Lima on February 18, 2014.
Demonstrators protest against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro outside the Venezuelan Embassy in Lima, Peru, on Feb. 18, 2014.

Photo by Ernesto Benavides/AFP/Getty Images

A demonstrator wearing a mask depicting the national flag takes part in a protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas February 16, 2014.
A demonstrator wearing a mask depicting the national flag takes part in a protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas on Feb. 16, 2014.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

Protesters confront riot policemen during an anti-government demo, in Caracas on February 19, 2014.
Protesters confront riot policemen during an anti-government demonstration in Caracas on Feb. 19, 2014.

Photo by Leo Ramirez/AFP/Getty Images

Members of the National Bolivarian Guard fire tear gas to disperse protesters during an anti-government demonstration in the Altamira neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, on February 19, 2014.
Members of the National Bolivarian Guard fire tear gas to disperse protesters during an anti-government demonstration in the Altamira neighborhood of Caracas on Feb. 19, 2014.

Photo by Joaquin Ferrer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Opposition supporters of Leopoldo Lopez attend a rally before he handed himself over in Caracas February 18, 2014.
Opposition supporters of Leopoldo Lopez attend a rally before he handed himself over to police in Caracas on Feb. 18, 2014.

Photo by Christian Veron/Reuters

Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez stand at a barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in a middle-class neighborhood in Caracas February 20, 2014.
Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez stand at a barricade during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in a middle-class neighborhood in Caracas on Feb. 20, 2014.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

Riot police shoot tear gas as they fight against students during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas February 16, 2014.
Riot police shoot tear gas as they fight against students during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas on Feb. 16, 2014.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

Opposition demonstrators run away from tear gas during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas February 16, 2014.
Opposition demonstrators run away from tear gas during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas on Feb. 16, 2014.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez gets into a National Guard armored vehicle in Caracas February 18, 2014. Lopez, wanted on charges of fomenting deadly violence, handed himself over to security forces on Tuesday.
Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez gets into a National Guard armored vehicle in Caracas on Feb. 18, 2014.

Photo by Jorge Silva/Reuters

Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez light fires on Feb. 18, 2014, in Caracas.
Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez light fires on Feb. 18, 2014, in Caracas.

Photo by Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images

Members of the National Police protect themselves during an anti-government protest in Caracas on Feb. 19, 2014.
Members of the National Police protect themselves during an anti-government protest in Caracas on Feb. 19, 2014.

Photo by Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images

A protestor confronts riot policemen during an anti-government demo, in Caracas on February 19, 2014.
A protester confronts riot police during an anti-government demonstration in Caracas on Feb. 19, 2014.

Photo by Leo Ramirez/AFP/Getty Images

Protestors confront riot policemen during an anti-government demonstration, in Caracas on February 19, 2014.
Protesters confront riot police during an anti-government demonstration in Caracas on Feb. 19, 2014.

Photo by Leo Ramirez/AFP/Getty Images

Protesters confront riot policemen during an anti-government demonstration, in Caracas on February 19, 2014.
Protesters confront riot police during an anti-government demonstration in Caracas on Feb. 19, 2014.

Photo by Leo Ramirez/AFP/Getty Images

A demonstrator with a Venezuelan flag draped around himself protests against the government of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro.
A demonstrator protests the government of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Feb. 12. One person was killed during standoffs at the end of an anti-government rally in Caracas last Wednesday, witnesses said, escalating the worst bout of unrest in Venezuela since protests against Maduro's April 2013 election.

Photo by Jorge Silva/Reuters

Opposition demonstrators take part in a protest against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas.
Opposition demonstrators on Feb. 12. Armed pro-government groups attacked and shot at people protesting against Maduro's government late last Tuesday in the Andean city of Merida in western Venezuela, injuring five, activists said.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

Opposition supporters demonstrate against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas.
Opposition supporters in Caracas, Feb. 12.

Photo by Jorge Silva/Reuters

An opposition demonstrators holds a Venezuelan flag in front of a burning barricade during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas.
An opposition demonstrator holds a Venezuelan flag in front of a burning barricade in Caracas, Feb. 15.

Photo by Jorge Silva/Reuters

Riot police shoot tear gas as they fight against students during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas.
Riot police shoot tear gas at students during anti-government protests in Caracas, Feb. 15.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

An opposition demonstrator confronts riot police during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas.
An opposition demonstrator confronts riot police on Feb. 15. Venezuelan police fired tear gas and turned water cannons on stone-throwing protesters on Saturday to stop them from blocking a Caracas highway during a fourth day of sporadic unrest.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

A fallen protester receives help after gun shots were heard during an anti-government rally in Caracas.
A fallen protester receives help after gunshots were heard during a rally in Caracas, Feb. 12. Assembly president and ruling Socialist Party stalwart Diosdado Cabello said on state television the slain man was a supporter of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's socialist administration.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

A dead protester is carried away on a motorcycle after gun shots were heard during an anti-government rally in Caracas.
A dead protester is carried away on a motorcycle after gunfire, Feb. 12.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

Demonstrators make a barricade of burning garbage during a protest against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas.
Demonstrators make a barricade of burning garbage in Caracas, Feb. 12.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

Riot police use water to disperse opposition demonstrators as they block the city's main highway during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas.
Riot police use water to disperse opposition demonstrators as they block Caracas’ main highway, Feb. 14.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

An opposition demonstrator throws a gas canister back to riot police during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas.
An opposition demonstrator throws a gas canister back at riot police, Feb. 15.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

A member of the National Police struggles with an anti-government student taking part in a protest, in Caracas.
A member of the National Police struggles with an anti-government student on Feb. 15.

Photo by Leo Ramirez/AFP/Getty Images

An opposition demonstrator gives a heart-shaped cutting to a police officer as demonstrators block the city's main highway during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas.
An opposition demonstrator gives a heart-shaped cut-out to a police officer, Feb. 14.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

Anti-government students shout slogans during a protest in front of the Venezuelan Judiciary building in Caracas.
Anti-government students shout slogans during a protest in front of the Venezuelan Judiciary building in Caracas on Feb. 15.

Photo by Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images

Thousands of anti-government students lie on the ground during a protest in front of the Venezuelan Judiciary building in Caracas.
Thousands of anti-government students lie on the ground during a protest in front of the Venezuelan Judiciary building on Feb. 15.

Photo by Leo Ramirez/AFP/Getty Images

An opposition demonstrator gives flowers to a police officer as demonstrators block the city's main highway during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas.
An opposition demonstrator gives flowers to a police officer on Feb. 14. President Maduro's government kept dozens of student protesters behind bars last Friday as unrest still rumbled across Venezuela.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

Riot police officers clash with opposition demonstrators during protests against President Nicolas Maduro's in Caracas.
Riot police officers clash with opposition demonstrators on Feb. 15.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

Opposition demonstrators hold a Venezuelan flag in front of a burning barricade during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas.
Opposition demonstrators hold a Venezuelan flag in front of a burning barricade on Feb. 15.

Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

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