Tens of thousands of Venezuelans escaping poverty and violence at home are risking their lives to travel south to Chile.
By Katy Watson
BBC South America correspondent, Miranda state, Venezuela
Travel series. The second leg of Simon Reeve's journey around the Caribbean Sea takes him from the beautiful island of Barbados to St Vincent, Venezuela and Colombia.
By Mary O'Connor & Joseph Lee
By George Bowden
It was once the richest democracy in Latin America, but under President Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela has been in an economic tailspin.