Day: February 21, 2021

Venezuelan Women Lose Access to Contraception, and Control of Their Lives

Venezuelan Women Lose Access to Contraception, and Control of Their Lives

Image   Johanna Guzmán, 25, with two of her six children. Feb. 20, 2021 Affordable birth control has disappeared, pushing many women into unplanned pregnancies at a time when they can barely feed the children they already have. Leer en español SAN DIEGO DE LOS ALTOS, Venezuela — The moment Johanna Guzmán, 25, discovered she …

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Haier’s white goods factory in Venezuela draws blanks

Haier’s white goods factory in Venezuela draws blanks

On 25 November 2011, President Hugo Chávez directed the televised ground-breaking ceremony for the Haier household appliance industrial complex from the Miraflores presidential palace. A group of Chinese executives seated in the palace were attentive to the translation coming through their headphones as they watched both the Venezuelan president and the start of construction work …

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