Venezuela, here is my voice.

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Panamanians stand by our Venezuelan sisters and brothers.


A very close SU friend from Venezuela told me one of her friends from home was murdered today. I have been preparing for some days to write this post, and I have asked many fellow SU students if they know about the situation in Venezuela and most people have no idea. This gave me even more motivation, so I would like to share with you the terrible reality that is going on in Venezuela.

Venezuela has been facing economic, social and security problems, among others, caused by the corrupt Venezuelan government. More than 90% of the murders in Venezuela go unpunished. On February 12, Venezuela’s national youth day, students were tired of the injustice and corruption in their country caused by the government, so they started a peaceful riot for their rights. These students were unarmed; they carried flags, cameras, signs and flowers. The police force reacted aggressively and attacked…

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One thought on “Venezuela, here is my voice.

    anna@herding cats & burning soup said:
    February 23, 2014 at 2:27 am

    It’s just unbelievable to see things like this. Makes me very grateful for where I live. So many take it for granted but stuff like this really just makes you take another look at how things are. Goodness.

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