The last semester of 2019 and the first of 2020 will be remembered for its breakdown of our political illusion and the unavoidable effects of the pandemic. What's ahead of us, then?
For them, day-to-day life is an exercise of resilience. Money is never enough, but they face hardships with faith, love and cooperation
We usually talk about harassment and censorship, but there’s another threat we don’t mention often: the problems the media has to face to support itself, in Venezuela and the rest of the world
Migrating alone is one of the hardest experiences anyone can go through, a lesson Daniela was about to get when she left Venezuela in 2018. Her determination, though, was bound to give her a hand
The names and locations of this story have been changed to protect the victims. The rest, the dollarized everything, the wrecked hospital, the overcrowded morgue, the corrupt funeral home, is all real
According to the de facto regime, some 22,654 Venezuelans who had migrated decided to return at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. They must now endure the vengeance of resentful authorities
Leaving or entering Venezuela through the border with Colombia is an excruciating experience for most. A select few, however, go through Maicao on a VIP route still fraught with surrealism, corruption, misery and danger
The arrest of the president of the Venezuelan Soccer Federation is the more recent milestone in a series of events that show how, no matter the discipline, Venezuelan sports have also been taken over by the national crisis
The story of this Computer Engineering student shows how many of us are learning to deal with uncertainty, not in Venezuela but abroad, under the combination of immigration laws and pandemic restrictions
In 2014, Nicolás Maduro complained about civilians barricading the streets with debris. Six years later and that's what his government does, to block transit and lower the spread of COVID-19
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