Venezuela’s state of emergency: what’s the situation like where you are?

By Guardian readers

We want to know what it’s like living in Venezuela as food shortages and power cuts become daily struggles. Share your experiences with us

Venezuela’s president, Nicolás Maduro, has declared a 60-day state of emergency after a week of violent demonstrations for a recall vote and hours after US intelligence officials warned the country disintegrate.

Maduro hopes the state of emergency will allow him to invoke powers to help stabilise the country and “confront all the international and national threats against our fatherland in this moment”.

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