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As Maduro Blames the US and Saudi Arabia for Its Recession, Experts Say the Nation’s Policies Are the Cause of Its Troubles

As Maduro Blames the US and Saudi Arabia for Its Recession, Experts Say the Nation’s Policies Are the Cause of Its Troubles

As a country with more proven oil reserves than Saudia Arabia, Venezuela was formerly known as one of most formidable oil producers in the world. However, Venezuela is now better…

Colombian Immigrants Flee Venezuela As Economic Conditions Worsen

Colombian Immigrants Flee Venezuela As Economic Conditions Worsen

Colombian immigrants have long had a major presence in Venezuela, with thousands crossing the the country’s western border in the 1940s to escape a bloody civil war and benefit from…

Venezuelans Purchasing Medicine at a Pharmacy Must Now Have Their Fingerprints Scanned

Venezuelans Purchasing Medicine at a Pharmacy Must Now Have Their Fingerprints Scanned

Venezuelans have been dealing with rationing and shortages in a handful of different industries ever since the country’s currency began weakening under the leadership of President Nicolas Maduro — food,…

Venezuelan Hospitals and Pharmacies Face Shocking Shortages of Basic Medical Supplies

Venezuelan Hospitals and Pharmacies Face Shocking Shortages of Basic Medical Supplies

In the United States and most other parts of the world, a patient can seek out medical attention at a hospital, doctor’s office or urgent care center with good faith…

The Healthcare System in Venezuela Is Barely Alive, And This Is Why

The Healthcare System in Venezuela Is Barely Alive, And This Is Why

For nearly a decade, the Venezuelan government has been proud of its healthcare system; then-President Hugo Chavez never hesitated to explain how his administration was able to revamp the system…

Venezuela Trades 1.4 Million Ounces of Gold for $1 Billion

Venezuela Trades 1.4 Million Ounces of Gold for $1 Billion

For years, Venezuela’s economic problems have been a prevalent issue in and out of the country, contributing significantly to the struggles of its citizens and the nation’s place in the…

The Venezuelan Government Is Now Asking Citizens To Ration Energy

The Venezuelan Government Is Now Asking Citizens To Ration Energy

Food shortages, an ever-increasing inflation rate, and communities rife with drug dealing, prostitution, and violence: these are all things that Venezuelans have become accustomed to in the past few years…