[VIDEO] This Graphic Image Of A Venezuelan Mother Carrying Her Daughter’s Dead Body To A Morgue Amidst The Country’s Massive Blackout Has Social Media Users Heartbroken
Last Thursday, Venezuela’s power system went out, thrusting most of the country, including its capital Caracas, into darkness and additional crisis.
The blackout is the latest emergency to overtake Venezuela which has been in a state of deterioration for years. While hyperinflation and a sinking economy have led over 3 million citizens to leave the country since 2014, attention to the country’s failing structure has renewed the sympathy of those outside of it in recent months. After political leaders refused to acknowledge the re-election of President Nicolás Maduro as legitimate, the country has been in a state of turmoil with episodes of looting, protests and now the loss of power.
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