NIños jugando a ser reporteros de televisión | Ilustraciones: Robert Dugarte

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NIños jugando a ser reporteros de televisión | Ilustraciones: Robert Dugarte

Her Students Will Always Find Her There

May 26, 2022

Mytha Cordido wanted to become a lawyer, but her mother had her enrolled in a career in Education at the University of Carabobo. At first, she felt frustrated, but she would eventually discover in her classroom practices a vocation for teaching, one that she has clung to, as she has to her faith, every time the world around her seems to fall apart.

He Discovered That There Is Still Color in His World

May 11, 2022

For forty-seven years, Luis Antonio Molina ran a blacksmith workshop in Valle del Mocotíes, 50 miles from the city of Mérida. Welding fences, lanterns and doors, he found the means to provide for his family. It was also a way of life. Now, at 63, having been diagnosed with cancer, he feels that life is hanging by a thread.

Pierina Sora

She Can Only Think of the Moment When She Will Open the Door

May 10, 2022

Ten months after having migrated to Perú, she received the news that the woman who raised her had died in Caracas. From that moment on, she has made sure that her grandparents, who have had to overcome the hurdles imposed by an ever-worsening economic crisis, are doing well. At night, Pierina Sora prays to God that she will soon be reunited with them.

Ultimately, I stopped Asking Myself All Those Questions

Abr 18, 2022

For years, Nora dedicated herself to giving private lessons in physics, chemistry, mathematics and English to the young people of her community in Carúpano, state of Sucre, including Zoila Hernández’s kids.

Hombre atado - Ilustración Walther Sorg

There Is Nothing in There of What We Lived Through

Abr 16, 2022

This story takes place in one of the so-called «Peace Zones», which are designated areas that cannot be entered by state security forces as long as the gangs operating there agree not to engage in criminal activities.

Trembling after Iowa

Sep 23, 2021

I thought I continued to tremble for what I still wanted to know: themitochondrial secret in my nerves, my shoulders, my arms, my hands.

She Does Not Want History to Repeat Itself

Jul 16, 2021

After Augusto Pinochet’s coup d’état against Salvador Allende, many families migrated from Chile. It was the case of the Ponsots, the Balaguers and the Escobars, who lived in Finland for some time and then settled in Venezuela. Decades later, some of them went back to the point of departure. 

They Know the Restaurant Will Be There.

Jul 16, 2021

Minguito has the responsibility of keeping afloat Kiosko El Caney, a small business that his father started in Playa Parguito, Margarita, in the early ‘80s. The multifaceted economic crisis has compromised its operation, but nothing compares to the impact of the pandemic confinement. Images: Álbum Familiar   On Monday, March 16, 2020, during a mandatory […]

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.

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