On Sunday, Spain will hold general elections to see if the socialists still have support to rule, but for the first time in years, the outcome of the chavista revolution is not a central issue in the debate between Spanish parties.
Millions of Venezuelans abroad experienced complete disconnection from their elders, friends and even children during the nationwide blackout. As people in the country tried to overcome the hardships of the crisis, the diaspora had to find new ways to help, and fast.
Venezuelan senior citizens are subjected to humiliation and shortages. Some of them depend on their children abroad to survive. After a lifetime of being productive members of society, it takes a toll on their psyche. Maduro accuses them of supporting the Colombian mafia by reselling the cash from their hard earned pension, too.
Henrique Capriles went from public idol to political orphan. His alleged shady relationship with Odebrecht has hurt what little was left of his dying leadership. Capriles stands alone, while a headless opposition cries for help amidst social and economic collapse.
After several kids died from contracting infections in the hospital last year, the IACHR granted precautionary measures to kidney transplant patients in the JM de los Ríos Hospital.
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