03/05/2014 06:30 pm ET Updated Mar 05, 2014

Venezuela Is Still Sending Out An SOS (GRAPHIC) (PHOTOS)

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As the political unrest in Venezuela nears its one month mark, the South American country also observed the one year death anniversary of former President Hugo Chávez on Wednesday.

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Despite the military pomp, protests continued against the government of Chávez’s successor, President Nicolás Maduro, who many blame for food shortages, a skyrocketing inflation rate and the insecurity that currently plagues the country.

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No dialogue or solution has been set in motion since the political protests began to turn violent in mid-February. Clashes between Maduro’s supporters, police and protesters from the opposition have left over a dozen dead and many more injured.

Take a look at some of the most recent images of the political turmoil in Venezuela:

Graphic: Protesters Continue To Send Out An #SOSVenezuela