The first beginning March 29, when the Venezuelan Supreme Court disbanded the Parliament, therefore allowing the other two existing branches to be controlled by President Maduro's United Socialist Party. The people of Venezuela have begun calling this decision an "a coup", meaning an illegal siege of power.
The people of Venezuela are now starving. Running on its last 10 billion dollars, the majority of the Venezuelan people are starving. The prices of food have sky rocketed and most Venezuelans can no longer afford basic necessities. Many have to eat from the trash just to get by. Not only are the people starving and unable to afford food, they can no longer afford medicine as well. Public hospitals have begun to fall apart, causing many people to die due to lack of medical attention. Venezuela has now recently contacted the UN asking for help to supply medicine.