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People buy food at a market in Caracas, Venezuela on June 21, 2016 (Mariana Bazo / Reuters).

How Severe Is Venezuela’s Crisis?

Gabriel Hetland concludes that the mainstream media has consistently exaggerated the extent of Venezuela's current economic crisis following a three week visit to the South American country. In this piece, he draws on a number of interviews with social movement activists to answer the question: just how bad is Venezuela's current crisis? 

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Venezuelans Demand an End to Lesbo-Trans-Homophobia with Kisses and Culture - Over the weekend, the sex and gender diversity movement organized a cultural takeover of public space in Caracas to call for a Venezuela free of lesbo-trans-homophobia.