Caracas resident Juan Espinoza will be casting his ballot for Venezuela's interim president Nicolas Maduro. The members of funk band Los Amigos Invisibles on the other hand are not exactly fans of the Chavinista movement.
Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma was arrested Thursday night, accused of plotting to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro. But even in a country where political arrests are common, this latest accusation is more than just business as usual.
In Venezuela, Hugo Chavez's hand-picked successor Nicolas Maduro is facing what some analysts are calling the "disaster" of a very narrow victory in Sunday's presidential election. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Phil Gunson in Caracas.
On Monday, the White House says "Venezuelan officials past and present who violate the human rights of Venezuelan citizens and engage in acts of public corruption will not be welcome here, and we now have the tools to block their assets and their use of US financial systems."
Venezuela has far-and-away the highest rate in the world, nearly 200 percent. And it could get much worse. The International Monetary Fund predicts inflation in the country will top 700 percent by the end of the year.