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The Crisis in Venezuela Keeps Claiming Lives

A comment by Melanny Campos

The increasingly chaotic situation in the area causes the risk posted to Venezuelan lives to worsen; the shortage of quality drinking water, food, medicine and hygiene products, among other things, continue to claim the lives of Venezuela’s social strata, as conditions and diseases such as scabies, malaria, dengue, diarrhea, hepatitis, and …

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Venezuela

The Venezuelan government will take over the Kimberly-Clark plant

After Kimberly-Clark Corp’s  announcement on Saturday, when the company’s US officials stated that their Venezuelan based personal-care factory will stop the production, the Venezuelan government released a statement saying that it will take over the factory, and provide public funds for the nearly 1000 workers.

Venezuela's Economic Crisis
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Venezuela’s economy crisis getting worse or better?

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Only three years after Nicolás Maduro took the lead of Venezuela, following the reign of Hugo Chávez, the once oil-rich state collapsed catastrophically. Today, Venezuela’s economic crisis has left the images of hungry and angry desperate crowds, empty stores, and riots; the inflation has never been higher. Are these images suggesting that Maduro’s government is …

Venezuelan Food Riots
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Food riots turn bloody in Venezuela – 400 arrests

Across the entire country of Venezuela, people are demanding food, and protests with the slogan “We want food” have spread rapidly. During the last week of Venezuelan food riots, there have been four civilian casualties, including a 17-year-old-boy.

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