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…

The Caracas Mirage

Hyperinflation, institutionalized blackouts, endless gasoline queues, cash shortages, an accentuated collapse of utilities and public infrastructure—these are all but some of the problems that have plagued Venezuela for around a decade now, none of them are new yet they’ve been exacerbated and dialed to eleven as of late.  It is Read more…