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Anti-government protests rock Venezuela

The killing of a 14-year-old boy by a policeman during an anti-government protest is raising tensions in Venezuela.

Venezuela , Venezuela unrest

Opposition demonstrators display a Venezuelan flag in front of a line of Bolivarian National Guard officers dressed in riot gear, during the anniversary of the protest movement that wracked the country last year, in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. Friends and foes of Venezuela's socialist government braved pouring rain to stage dueling marches in the capital. (Source: AP)

Venezuela , Venezuela unrest

An opposition demonstrator prepares to throw a molotov cocktail at police after clashes broke out at a protest in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. (Source: AP)

Venezuela , Venezuela unrest

Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, dressed in white and holding up a flower stem, is taken into custody by Bolivarian National Guards in Caracas, Venezuela. One year has passed since Venezuela’s streets were rocked by anti-government protests that left 43 people dead and neighborhoods disrupted by flaming barricades. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 also marked the one year anniversary of Lopez's arrest. (Source: AP)

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A demonstrator breaks the glass windows of the main door of a police station during an anti-government protest in San Cristobal. (Source: AP)

Venezuela , Venezuela unrest

Bolivarian National Guard soldiers advances on demonstrators attacking a police station during an anti-government protest in San Cristobal, Venezuela, Tuesday. Demonstrators protest after a 14-year-old boy died Tuesday after being shot in the head during an anti-government protest in Venezuela's restive western region. (Source: AP)

Venezuela , Venezuela unrest

An opposition demonstrator sets a road block on fire in Caracas, Venezuela. Dozens of protesters remain jailed, while the social issues they railed against last year- a faltering economy, widespread shortages and pervasive violent crime - have only gotten worse. (Source: AP)

Venezuela , Venezuela unrest

A man tries to help an injured youth lying on the ground in a pool of blood after he was shot in the head during an anti-government protest in San Cristobal, Venezuela. (Source: AP)

Venezuela , Venezuela unrest

Police fire rubber bullets at opposition demonstrators in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. (Source: AP)