On June 25, nurses unions started a strike to demand wage raises like the ones given to the military, with a 2,400% adjustment on average. Since then, the entire health sector has joined the strike.
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Since last year, the hegemony has aggressively used legal tools in order to subdue and regulate radio broadcasting at their whim. A new report from IPYS Venezuela offers more details regarding what CONATEL is doing.
Zulianos have lost quality of life, and all sorts of appliances. Nobody who’s responsible for the most serious electricity crisis in our history answers their questions or their demands.
The final episode of our special World Cup coverage. Tales of hope, underdogs, some loss, why not, and rebirth. #AutogolChron
From April to July 2018, 351 Nicaraguans have been murdered, 261 people are missing and 2100 were wounded during protests against Daniel Ortega. Does it ring a bell yet?
Poor maintenance from Hidrocapital has led to water shortage, which in turn has forced Venezuelans from the capital and other regions to constantly make a really hard decision: food or water?
An ordinary bureaucratic process to leave the country can result in a traumatic event. Working with the infamous “contact” can make your life easier, but it could also take the worst turn ever.
Venezuela battles a crisis of majestic proportions. Nevertheless, the World Cup is here! Does it represent a breath of fresh air or a reminder of everything we’ve lost?
Venezuela’s migrant and refugee population has been —in many cases— forced to face xenophobia and discrimination. Integrating to a new society is never an easy ride, but intolerance definitely makes the road bumpier.
Juan Andrés Mejía from Voluntad Popular wants to promote change in the right direction. He leads by example in the rescue of democracy.
As the country collapses, a broken economy, harsh nature and the government’s negligence make life in the Paraguaná peninsula a monumental challenge.
Extrajudicial executions have become dangerously more frequent all over the country. Citizens and security officials disregard the law and human rights.
As Venezuela rejects the possibility of solving the Esequibo dispute in The Hague, Guyana fully embraces the issue while taking advantage to mobilize public opinion back at home.
After many financial losses due to recurring theft, the graduation venue for the students of the Universidad de Carabobo closes its doors until further notice.
Radio Fe y Alegría 92.1 FM, local radio station for a vulnerable community, has been forced to stop broadcasting due to a power cut ordered in June.
July 5, 1811 was a civilian event with hardly any military implications. Why is there a military parade when the military had nothing to do with it and when will we celebrate the civil ideas that defined our independence and forged the Republic?
Today we celebrate the day Venezuela declared itself an independent Republic, 207 years ago. It was a bloody period that brought the first expression of our foundational act and we should be aware of its historical significance.
The Bolivarian Solidarity Left only cares about the past, about staying in power and about what they believe to be true. Doesn’t matter how many Venezuelans die or suffer under the system they consider ideal.
Amidst the crisis, six young politicians defy the establishment and the current state of affairs. They play a part in the decision-making process within their parties and the opposition coalition.
Medianálisis and Delphos conducted a study to understand who watches mandatory broadcasts known as cadenas — and why. The reasons are varied and the numbers are higher than you would have guessed.
In certain parts of the country, the World Cup has brought melancholy, nostalgia, debate about national identity, amazing cheesecake and old rituals back. #AutogolChron
Art is all about freedom. Culture and the pursuit of knowledge are dangerous for chavismo. That’s why tyrants try so hard to subdue, suppress and annihilate both. How do artists and scholars manage in Venezuela nowadays?
It’s the tale of three countries: The privileged live comfortably, those in the middle struggle, and the poor eat from the trash.
In this piece for El País, Mrs. Kislinger explains why Maduro’s feminism is the perfect example of hypocrisy.
The Venezuelan millennial won’t date, get laid, fall in love or reproduce anytime soon.
Gifted children in our country struggle under a system that wants everyone to fail, dislikes anyone who’s above average, encourages mediocrity and actively prevents citizens from reaching their full potential.
Every four years the world seems to stop to focus on the 32 teams trying to win the FIFA World Cup. This year, Mérida tries to do so in the middle of the worst social and economic crisis in the last two centuries and it’s not that easy. #AutogolChron
A Lara State journalist got a subpoena from the Legislative Council for trying to look into an alleged government plan. Freedom of speech? You tell us.
On Journalists’ Day, we celebrate Arepita, a crew that works really hard to curate and deliver the news everyday, straight to your inbox, fresh out of the budare.
Érika Palacios, a 41-year-old woman, mother of three minors and independent social activist, was the first victim of the Anti Hate Law.