‘We’re starving to death’: City of Maracaibo symbolises Venezuela’s collapse

Issued on: 17/04/2020 – 18:14Modified: 17/04/2020 – 18:18


The western city of Maracaibo used to be Venezuela's affluent oil capital. But today, it's a place of hardship and hunger. Facing hyperinflation, corruption, penniless public services, crime and chronic shortages, the city has become a symbol of the country's wider economic collapse. Eating has become a luxury. Due to a lack of medical care, the lives of children, the elderly and those with cRead More – Source

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