Venezuelans are having trouble accessing basic necessities such as food and medicine, as a stalemate continues between President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition-controlled Congress.

On Monday, Congress adopted a resolution declaring that Maduro had “abandoned his post,” a symbolic move unlikely to break a year-long stalemate between the executive and the legislature.

The opposition wants Maduro’s resignation and new elections. But these attempts have previously been blocked by Venezuela’s courts and election officials.

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