In 2013, Yeslie Aranda lost his left leg in a car accident. Today, while achieving his dream of crossing South America on foot, he has a spiritual strength that crushes obstacles.
When chavismo talks about “things returning to normal” regarding energy, it means “normal in Caracas.” Most of the nation suffers daily blackouts that freeze people’s lives, institutions and erodes their minds. This is how you live with a broken infrastructure.
Early this morning, soldiers from the Venezuelan National Guard and the Army opened fire on indigenous communities near the Venezuela-Brazil border. Tensions are super high now, with military officers held by civilians and reprisal on the way...
2019’s protests have unfolded in a rather peaceful and predictable manner. The plot twist nobody expected today was a direct command to the Armed Forces from the caretaker president, for what might be the key moment of this struggle.
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