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30 Jun 2017

Venezuela: poor suffer most in economic turmoil

Latin America Correspondent

Eighty protesters have now died in months of violent clashes with police. Today the UN has urged Venezuela’s President to uphold the rule of law and the right of people to protest. Along with the crackdown on protests, the economic situation is getting worse.  And it’s Venezuela’s most vulnerable who are suffering most, as Guillermo Galdos discovered when he visited a psychiatric hospital where patients are literally left to starve.

A warning: there are distressing images in this report.


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