27 Jun 2017

Venezuela’s hospitals struggling to deliver basic services

Latin America Correspondent

For three months, Venezuela has been rocked by violent unrest. At first protesters took to the streets against the Government and its increasingly unpopular President Nicolas Maduro.  Anger has grown  and the demonstrations have become a national movement against Venezuela’a crippling long-term social problems. basic services.

There are food shortages and hospitals are struggling to deliver basic services. Guillermo Galdos has been to a paediatric hospital to witness the desperate situation at first hand. A warning: the images and details  in his report are extremely distressing.