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Venezuelan Government Censorship Causes Journalists to Turn to the Internet

Venezuelan Government Censorship Causes Journalists to Turn to the Internet

The Venezuelan government’s hold on the country’s media is no surprise to many people in and outside of the country. Recently, this control made headlines around the world when one…

Sacked Cartoonist Sparks Debate on Censorship, Healthcare in Venezuela

Sacked Cartoonist Sparks Debate on Censorship, Healthcare in Venezuela

The firing last month of a Venezuelan newspaper cartoonist over a piece of healthcare satire has sparked an ongoing debate regarding censorship in the country.“We’re sorry that [Rayma] is no…

Venezuela Ranks Poorly for the Safety and Well-Being of its Elderly Population

Venezuela Ranks Poorly for the Safety and Well-Being of its Elderly Population

Venezuela is not a very good place to grow old. The 2014 Global AgeWatch Index, developed by HelpAge International, ranks Venezuela among the bottom quarter of the index, alongside many…

Venezuelan Government Opens Investigation into TNT Show after Jab at President

Venezuelan Government Opens Investigation into TNT Show after Jab at President

The TNT series Legends has barely made a blip in the extensive TV lineup released this year by United States television networks, where the satellite telecommunications industry which controls TV…

Venezuelan Soldiers Receive New Cars While Civilians Wait in Line for Nonexistent Food

Venezuelan Soldiers Receive New Cars While Civilians Wait in Line for Nonexistent Food

With so much political turmoil and violence taking over the country recently, Venezuelans have undergone more tension and stress than most people can even imagine. As details about the Venezuelan…