Venezuela protests: What you need to know

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( CNN) Venezuela has been riven by violent complains in recent weeks, as opposition leaders face off with President Nicolas Maduro and his supporters.

The political commotion arrives against the backdrop of a worsening economic crisis. Despite having the largest proved oil reserves in the world, Venezuela is fast running out of cash and its people have struggled for years with meat and medical shortfalls, coupled with skyrocketing prices.

As the complains continue, here’s what you need to know.

Price of meat skyrockets in Venezuela