As the political and economic crisis in Venezuela worsens, more teachers have been leaving the classroom and moving out of the country - frustrated over the low pay and lack of supplies in schools. This is putting parents in a tough position, as VOA's Adriana Nuñez Rabascall reports from Caracas. Cristina Caicedo Smit narrates her report.
One of the unintended consequences of Venezuela's economic collapse is that many women aren't able to afford basic health services - and even things like sanitary napkins are now increasingly out of reach
Buying beef and chicken in Venezuela is almost impossible for the average citizen. Since the worst political and economic crisis is affecting the oil-rich country for the last five years, Caracas residents in the poorest communities such as Petare have to buy meat fat to eat. VOA' s Adriana Nunez in Caracas has the story. Cristina Caicedo Smit narrates.
The morning rush hour in downtown Caracas may look like any other, but dig just a little bit and one can see how different it really is.
The Metro rail by and large doesn’t work, and the buses are unreliable. Electricity is spotty and prone to fail, just like Wi-Fi and the Internet. Some residences in the city haven’t had water for six months, and hyper-inflation has left Caracas largely cashless.
Noticeably, there is very little news, whether on the radio or TV, in…