Caracas Chronicles

Selected pieces for Caracas Chronicles. A good source of information on current events in Venezuela.

Ramón and the Pipes. A firsthand story of the titanic struggle pitting plumbing vs. surgery at Merida's University Hospital, and the patients caught in the middle.
Fear and Loathing in Carnavales. An exclusive interview with El Rey Momo, spirit of the carnivals, full of regret.
About La Rural. Graduating as a physician in Venezuela means relinquishing all hope of calling the shots over your job, making a decent living, or, in some cases, not breaking the law.
Looking Back. A hard to swallow story of misery and regret in times of crisis
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