Over 10 million cases in the world, and in Venezuela the AN’s expert commission reports a lousy response capacity in health centers
Governments are showing what they’re made of when facing this pandemic: Maduro's regime intensifies social control using violence and technology.
Fuel shortage is one of the reasons COVID-19 will hit Venezuela hard, because it increases the already heavy food insecurity. In the countryside, what’s left of production is stopping.
Under the double threat of forced quarantine and the daily struggle for survival, barrios in Caracas suddenly become harsher for those trying to help.
We’ve seen on social media all kinds of heartwarming videos of neighbors entertaining each other during the quarantine. In Venezuela, the regime only offers militarization in the place of a collective response.
While other countries in the region have arranged the return of thousands of citizens that were traveling when borders were closed down, our citizens have unanswered questions regarding their return to Venezuela or their homes in exile.
You may be able to force caraqueños to wear masks, but in a city where most people can’t afford to stay at home for days, it will be a paramount challenge to enforce a quarantine. Even for a dictatorship.
Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said that press workers would be allowed to work during the social quarantine, yet some reporters and outlets found out that pledge isn't being kept.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone and everything. However, there are particular challenges for women in the current situation, at a global scale.
The disruption of our lives due to the pandemic has many faces. In this story, a Venezuelan citizen living in the United States is suddenly isolated from her loved ones and must find a way back home.