Anti-government protesters take cover with makeshift shields during clashes with the national guard at Altamira square in Caracas February 28, 2014. Venezuelans began a week-long national holiday on ... more 
Anti-government protesters take cover with makeshift shields during clashes with the national guard at Altamira square in Caracas February 28, 2014. Venezuelans began a week-long national holiday on Thursday as some protests still simmered but President Nicolas Maduro's government was hoping the break will take the heat out of the nation's worst unrest for a decade. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) less 
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