US Vice President Mike Pence is in Chile as part of his tour of Latin American countries to promote harsher regional measures against Venezuela.

The South American country has seen near-daily demonstrations, with pro- and anti-government protesters taking to the streets since the end of the March.

The US has described Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government as a “dictatorship”.

Al Jazeera's Latin America editor Lucia Newman reports from Santiago, Chile.

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