Gold mining is bringing mercury pollution, malaria, mass poaching, and ethnocide to one of Venezuela’s natural treasures
In January, Chávez’s “cultural revolution,” which reduced to a monochromatic red a whole palette of administrations and symbols, will turn twenty years old. The damage is extensive, but not all is lost
Although a visit to the Bellas Artes cultural circuit isn’t for the nostalgic, not everything is lost and there's a lot of its former glory still there.
Caracas Chronicles is 100% reader-supported.
Support independent Venezuelan journalism by making a donation.Donate