Venezuela: A country in crisis



Clashes between opposition protesters and pro-government supporters have become a daily occurrence in Venezuela.
The latest wave of civil unrest has led to at least 42 deaths over the past six weeks, according to Reuters.
Beatings and arbitrary arrests are widespread, while shops, hospitals and schools are being looted amid a national scarcity of food and medicine.
What are the triggers for all this? Venezuela is a country in economic crisis. Only $10bn (£7.6bn) in financial reserves remain, says CNN,  and Venezuela owes approximately $6bn (£4.6bn) this year alone. The country is rapidly... read more

 
20 May 2017 in Auto, Views: 52
Source: The Week
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