Volunteers provide makeshift medical care in Caracas

Doctors, nurses, students, and other volunteers provide care under canopies for local residents in the Macarao neighborhood in Caracas, among other areas, as part of the offensive to demand the entry of humanitarian aid, headed by opposition leader Juan Guaido.

Opposition volunteers gather in Caracas for rally about aid

Opposition supporters gather in Caracas for the inauguration of a volunteer movement that would help distribute blocked humanitarian aid, which opposition leader Juan Guaido has vowed will enter the country on 23 February. IMAGES

Venezuelans get water from mountain spring amid shortage

Already a common practice for decades, more and more residents from Caracas’s impoverished middle class are turning to the natural springs on Waraira Repano mountain for free water, due to the cost of bottled water and a strict rationing plan implemented by the government.

Venezuela’s Guaido arrives at rally in Caracas

Opposition leader Juan Guaido arrives for a rally in Caracas, with tens of thousands of opposition activists flooding the streets of Venezuela to demand the military allow in aid, as President Nicolas Maduro’s supporters rallied against “imperialist intervention.” IMAGES

Maduro supporters rally in Caracas

Supporters of Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro, including members of the Bolivarian militia, rally in Caracas, while thousands of opposition activists take to the streets to demand the military allow in aid. IMAGES

Maduro supporters gather for youth day rally in Caracas

Supporters of President Nicolas Maduro gather for a youth day rally in Caracas, as thousands of opposition activists head into the streets of Venezuela to demand the military allow in aid. IMAGES

Sea of anti-govt protesters fill streets in Caracas

Thousands of opposition activists head out into the streets of Venezuela to demand the military allow in desperately-needed aid, with President Nicolas Maduro’s supporters also rallying against “imperialist intervention.” IMAGES

Trucks with humanitarian aid are heading to Cucuta

Trucks carrying humanitarian aid are on their way to Cucuta, a Colombian city at the Venezuelan border, as ministers from more than a dozen European and Latin American states began meeting in Montevideo to negotiate a solution to the crisis as the rival leaders clashed in Caracas over allowing humanitarian aid into the impoverished country. IMAGES

EU, Latin American leaders meet in Uruguay on Venezuela crisis

Ministers from more than a dozen European and Latin American states begin meeting in Montevideo to negotiate a solution to the Venezuelan crisis as President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido clashed in Caracas over allowing humanitarian aid into the crisis-wracked country. IMAGES