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Bolivar Note Ban Causes Deep Nationwide Violence, But Don’t Worry There Are Cheap Children’s Toys

Bolivar Note Ban Causes Deep Nationwide Violence, But Don’t Worry There Are Cheap Children’s Toys

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has decided to get rid of the country’s most used currency bill. But since there have been widespread riots and general unrest throughout the country, Maduro…

Picking Through Trash and Giving Their Children Away; A Day in the Life of a Starving Venezuelan

Picking Through Trash and Giving Their Children Away; A Day in the Life of a Starving Venezuelan

Venezuela has been going through a devastating economic crisis for years now, but it has recently gotten so bad that hungry citizens all over the country are rummaging through the…

Venezuela Government to Issue New Currency as Maduro Promises Economic Turnaround

Venezuela Government to Issue New Currency as Maduro Promises Economic Turnaround

In an effort to address soaring inflation rates, the Venezuelan government announced last week that it will begin issuing currency in higher denomination units on December 15. The new measure…

Inflation So High in Venezuela, Cash No Longer Fits in Regular Wallets

Inflation So High in Venezuela, Cash No Longer Fits in Regular Wallets

In the U.S., paper makes up about 35% of all landfill waste. However, Venezuela’s paper problem has gotten totally out of control as inflation continues to skyrocket. In fact, in…

The average debt of a U.S. household is $15,355, and is primarily the result of overusing credit cards. However, Venezuelans may soon accrue even more debt than that average simply…

Hispanic Women in the U.S. Experience Greater Wage Gap Than Other Ethnicities

Hispanic Women in the U.S. Experience Greater Wage Gap Than Other Ethnicities

According to a report released by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), the gender pay gap between Hispanic women and white men in the U.S. is larger than that…

International Groups Pressure Maduro Government to Accept Humanitarian Aid

International Groups Pressure Maduro Government to Accept Humanitarian Aid

Human Rights Watch, a U.S.-founded international research and advocacy group, has released a new report quantifying the extent of continued food and medicine shortages in Venezuela. Entitled “Venezuela’s Humanitarian Crisis:…

Venezuela’s Abandoned Dogs: The Four Legged Victims of the Current Economic Crisis

Venezuela’s Abandoned Dogs: The Four Legged Victims of the Current Economic Crisis

In some richer countries like the U.S., people can afford luxuries, such as swimming pools and air conditioning. In fact, there are 10.4 million residential and 309,000 public swimming pools…

Devastation From Venezuela’s Economic Crisis Reaches Humans and Pets

Devastation From Venezuela’s Economic Crisis Reaches Humans and Pets

In the U.S., something as simple as vehicle neglect can cost the economy upwards of $2 billion every year. However, the economic crisis in Venezuela has cost the citizens of…

Venezuelan Government Arrests 3 Activist Filmmakers For Creating Viral Video

Venezuelan Government Arrests 3 Activist Filmmakers For Creating Viral Video

Over 100 billion online searches are conducted across the globe each month, but one video was the topic of a great number of searches in Venezuela in mid-September. The 60-second…

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