Venezuela the day after: Caracas returns to grind of slow-burn crisis

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Constitutional crisis takes a back seat to half-empty schools, sparsely stocked shops and grinding commutes across Caracas

Thursday morning in Caracas dawned much like any other day in the slow decline of Venezuela’s Bolivarian revolution: sparsely stocked shops were open, commuters boarded decaying metro trains and clapped-out buses to get to work.

Schools were half-empty, buses were harder to find, but apart from that, the capital was mostly calm, and there was little indication of the previous day’s extraordinary events – or that two men now claim to be the country’s rightful ruler.

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