Chavismo's Ministry of Health and the National Assembly’s public health advisor signed an agreement with PAHO to handle the pandemic in Venezuela. What does it mean—and how is it even possible?
Tag: Humanitarian Aid
Instead of a siege from abroad, the Venezuelan people are already besieged by its own government: the Maduro regime has submitted the population to control by hunger, like some totalitarian systems of the past.
Venezuela Aid Live brought up the best of people, regardless of which side of the border they come from, while it helped to make our problems visible to the world. But the event, from that marginalized, strange place, also showed the strength we Venezuelans have built, even under the threat of war.
Members of the foundations Mano Amiga por la Vida (Mavid) and Conciencia por la Vida are being fiercely persecuted and harassed by the security forces of the Maduro regime. Their crime: receiving medicines and milk formulas for HIV patients.
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