Petty politics - the cause of crushing poverty in oil rich Venezuela
The doctor opened the door of the emergency room with a wide, albeit nervous, smile. She was welcoming us to her world, where miracles are meant to happen. But as we walked deep into the corridors of Hospital JM de los Rios in Caracas, the largest pediatric hospital in Venezuela, her smile faded and tears began running down her face. “What do we need? Absolutely everything,” she said. Hospitals are hardly joyful places, but this was a snapshot of hell.
4 July 2016