On isolation

These sure are trying times for the world. So much for “it’s just a flu”, eh? This Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic is no laughing matter indeed, and it has seriously impacted everyone. Curfews, shortages, layoffs, self isolation, and social quarantines have shattered everyone’s routines. Many now see themselves going through Read more…

Lockdown

There’s an old saying that goes: “Éramos muchos y parió la Abuela”, which literally translates to “We were many and then grandma gave birth”, in other words “As if we didn’t had enough problems already.” That above-mentioned phrase, often repeated in many situations, has become more relevant than ever this Read more…

February Faradenza

The second month of 2020 came and went so fast that I’m still trying to wrap my head around the fact that we’re already in March. This past month of February shared much of the elements that have comprised the previous months of Venezuela’s livelihood. The unmistakable and dreadful feeling Read more…

January Sambumbia

New year, new life, same old country. Venezuela tried its best to celebrate Christmas, while it wasn’t filled to the brim in holiday cheer and joy, the ambient sure was more festive than 2018—even if some of the cheerfulness was quasi mandatory and forced by Maduro’s regime. Regardless, I sincerely Read more…