The ongoing protests, which have claimed at least nine lives, have been characterized by tire burning, road blockages, and violent crime.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa sent the country into turmoil after doubling oil prices just before flying off to Russia.
While most of the attention is focused on the growing economic crisis in the country, Recep Erdoğan must deal with another serious problem: democratic dissent.
Nicolás Maduro's government is taking desperate steps to try stop the bleeding in the country's economy.
Life under Nicolás Maduro's authoritarian regime is likely to continue as Venezuela heads into a presidential election this Sunday.
Recent stock market volatility may be tied to the threat of inflation looming over a red hot economy.