As you know, last year’s election was marked by giveaways of the kind we had seldom seen before. Haier appliances were everywhere – some reports say that close to 2 million appliances were handed out. And the government gave out a lot of apartments.
This time? Radio silence. I’m sure they’ve handed out some, but nowhere near the number they handed out last time.Caracas Chronicles is 100% reader-supported. Support independent Venezuelan journalism by making a donation.