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Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn have been on record as praising Venezuela for its socialist system the last few years.




Seattle Times:

Kenyerber Aquino Merchán was 17 months old when he starved to death.

His father left before dawn to bring him home from the hospital morgue. He carried Kenyerber’s skeletal frame into the kitchen and handed it to a mortuary worker who makes house calls for Venezuelan families with no money for funerals.

Kenyerber’s spine and rib cage protruded as the embalming chemicals were injected. Aunts shooed away curious young cousins, mourners arrived with wildflowers from the hills, and relatives cut out a pair of cardboard wings from one of the empty white ration boxes that families increasingly depend on amid the food shortages and soaring food prices throttling the nation. They gently placed the tiny wings on top of Kenyerber’s coffin to help his soul reach heaven — a tradition when a baby dies in Venezuela.

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Caracas - capital of Venezuela - is in the middle of the map below.

21.8° N
89.4° W
44.4° W
0.8° S

 

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Caracas, Venezuela




Venezuela (VE) is estimated to have a population of 31.0 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 1.4% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 2.2 million.