Life in Venezuela

2019, the year of—what?

Aw yeah boys and girls, 2019 is the year were the Venezuelan government turns the tide. This is going to be the year of our definitive economic recovery! Our Worker-President, Driver of Victories, and Son of Chavez said so! “Maduro claims that 2019 will be the year of economic recovery” Read more…

Life in Venezuela

Hyperinflation: Year One

Venezuela might as well be a synonym of inflation and/or disaster. Inflation has been a long-standing problem that predates my birth. However, officially speaking, this October marked our first official year of hyperinflation—and boy let me tell you, it certainly is not an anniversary worth celebrating. Hyperinflation has certainly taken Read more…

Life in Venezuela

Growing up in Revolution

We’re approaching the twentieth anniversary of the rise to power of the Bolivarian Revolution.  Twenty years, something that’s easy to say, but those words convey a heavy toll on every Venezuelan. I can’t believe two whole decades have come and gone like a snap, and boy let me tell ya—it’s Read more…