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Protests continue in Venezuela amid rising tensions

In Venezuela, protesters took to the streets over the weekend in opposing rallies in the nation's capital, Caracas. The marches follow two weeks of protests that have challenged President Nicolás Maduro.

The Venezuelan government has responded to recent protests with arrests and swift military action. But Could this be a turning point in the post-Chavez era?

To help answer that we called Virginia López, a journalist with The Guardian based in Caracas.