Worst. Tourism brochure. Ever!

Come to beautiful Venezuela, where you can enjoy…

  • Unlawful killings, including summary executions of criminal suspects
  • Widespread criminal kidnappings for ransom
  • Prison violence and harsh prison conditions
  • Inadequate juvenile detention centers
  • Arbitrary arrests and detentions
  • Corruption and impunity in police forces
  • Corruption, inefficiency, and politicization in a judicial system characterized by trial delays and violations of due process
  • Political prisoners and selective prosecution for political purposes
  • Infringement of citizens’ privacy rights
  • Restrictions on freedom of expression
  • Government threats to sanction or close television stations and newspapers
  • Corruption at all levels of government
  • Threats against domestic NGOs
  • Violence against women
  • Trafficking in persons
  • Restrictions on workers’ right of association


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