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Crippling power outages in Venezuela have driven people to make lamps from Heinz ketchup bottles to avoid living in darkness
Periodic blackouts have plagued the country since a crippling, week-long blackout in March that brought thousands out in protest.
This is a look at 13 ways people in the country's capital are seeking distraction from Venezuela's ongoing political and economic crisis.
People in Venezuela are sharing videos of taps running with black water after a crippling 1-week power outage
Residents of San Diego, Carabobo, filmed the water and jokingly referred to it as "oil." Venezuela is entering the seventh day of a major blackout.
Venezuela's external debt rose to $156 billion in 2018, a new report estimates.
Argentina's economy contracted sharply in the second quarter after a severe drought roiled agricultural production and as the country works with the International Monetary Fund to stem a spiraling economic crisis.
On Friday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced plans to raise the minimum wage and create a single exchange rate pegged to his government's petro-backed cryptocurrency, which would effectively devalue Venezuelan money by 96%.
Email transcripts released by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) show RBS bankers joking about destroying the housing market before the 2008 crash.
Venezuela's inflation rate has hit a new high, according to university research, with consumer prices in the crisis-ridden country rising by more than 40,000% annually for the first time on record.
‘Officer coups are often unsuccessful and bloody’: Wall Street weighs in on a military coup taking out Venezuela’s Maduro
Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro secured another term as president over the weekend in what was widely seen as a fraudulent election. One research firm thinks he could be overthrown by the military before the end of 2018.
Businesses in Taiwan are logging their employees’ toilet-paper use as the country grapples with a shortage
One business is keeping track of each individual square of toilet paper used by employees.