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July 28, 2005 Venezuelan health care is moving forward. After spreading primary health care through the Mision Barrio Adentro all over Venezuela in just two years, by constructing thousands of doctor’s offices staffed mainly with Cuban doctors and sports trainers, Venezuela inaugurated the Mision Barrio Adentro II in June this year. An interview with its director, Claudio Letelier.
August 9, 2005 ... I was hooked up to a drip to rehydrate. This took two hours max, for which I was charged 250 000 bolivars, or a bit ...
June 24, 2005 Mercal is the new subsidized supermarket and food distribution network that the Venezuelan government set up in the wake of the December 2002 to January 2003 "general strike." It has now become one of the government's most popular and widely used social programs, providing food to over 30% of the population. What is its background and what are its effects?