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He Understood the Wind Will Not Change

Jun 17, 2021

Misael Marchan was happy when he arrived in Torres del Paine National Park, in southern Chile, to resume his craft as a pastry chef, full of hope that he would save money to reunite with his family in Venezuela. But just as he was about to achieving his goal, the COVID-19 pandemic hit and put him out of work.

Number 10 in the Land of Cristiano Ronaldo

Jun 17, 2021

Carlos Fernandes was born and raised in Barlovento. It was there, in the deepest reaches of the state of Miranda, where he emerged as a political leader. It was also there where his parents settled a long time ago when they migrated from Portugal.  In 2017, he would leave for Portugal because he did not want to become yet another Venezuelan political prisoner.

Anibal and Orianny Were My Teachers Too.

Jun 16, 2021

Through her friendship with teenage siblings Aníbal and Orianny Moreno, who have sickle cell anemia, Milena Pérez was able to grasp the meaning of a phrase she used to hear at mass when she was a little girl: «Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.» She learned how small acts of solidarity can change lives, not only that of others, but her own. This is the second installment of our #HaySegundasPartes [#SecondParts] series.

Things Will Never Be the Same Again

Jun 16, 2021

In January 2018, La Vida de Nos published the story“Todo pasó tan rápido”, [It All Happened So Fast], where Olga Meza recounted the circumstances surrounding the murder of her 16-year-old son Ángel Joel at the hands of police officers in the state of Nueva Esparta. She, her husband and their three children were a close-knit family. In this installment of our #HaySegundasPartes [#SecondParts] series, we take a look into what has become of them three years later.

In Every Physician He Helps, He Sees a New Student

Jun 16, 2021

Medical geneticist Venancio Simosa has dedicated his life to studying rare diseases. The country’s crisis has left him without colleagues and students, and without patients who can come to his office. He has had no choice but to continue his work through remote consultations over the phone with other physicians. He is one of the few medical doctors remaining in Venezuela with a specialty that is, at present, as rare as the diseases it studies.

They Promised They Would Help, But They Never Came Back

Jun 16, 2021

Obe is 22 years old and suffers from cognitive deficit, organic psychosis, psychomotor agitation, and malnutrition. Margarita and Robert, his parents, do not let go of his hand, even if at times he does not know who they are. They do everything in their power to make sure that he gets the medical treatment they cannot afford to buy.

The Hunger Route

May 14, 2021

It starts in the stomach. When we have had nothing to eat, this organ, which stores and processes food, pushes into the small intestine the food particles that had not been fully digested before, so that the body can absorb their nutrients.

He Would Do It Again as Many Times as Needed

May 10, 2021

The Venezuelan Federation of Psychologists launched a program to offer free emotional support to people who could feel overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic. As he had done in the past with other volunteer services, Román González joined the initiative. He is currently the only psychologist taking requests from the states of Anzoátegui, Sucre, and Monagas. […]

She Smiled as She Felt Her Kitchen Come Back to Life

Abr 05, 2021

During the oil strike of 2002, José Gregorio Araujo opened a small family-run Italian restaurant in Sabanetas, a mountain village on the outskirts of the city of Trujillo, in the Venezuelan Andes. Eighteen years later, they had to reinvent themselves to stay afloat. Photos: José Cordero   José Gregorio Araujo is cooking a pasta sauce. […]

They Want to Watch Their Lands Thrive Again

Abr 04, 2021

Rolando Sosa inherited the Fundo San Luis from his father. It sits in Calabozo, state of Guárico, right in the Venezuelan plains. He planted grass and corn and raised cattle on 200 hectares. In December of 2008, the property was broken into by people who argued it was idle land and that they were determined […]

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