Hyperinflation, power cuts and shortages of food and medicine.
The economic crisis has driven millions of Venezuelans out of the country.
Nicolas Maduro's critics blame him for the dire situation – and yet he’s sworn in for a second six-year term as president.
The poll was marred by allegations of vote-rigging; his opponents are challenging his right to lead the country and calling for new elections.
Will Venezuela sink into further chaos?
Presenter: Nick Clark
Phil Gunson, senior Analyst covering the Andes Region at the International Crisis Group
Sonia Schott, Specialist on Latin American relations with a special focus on Venezuela
Paul Dobson, journalist for Venezuelanalysis.comSource: aljazeera.com