The disproportionate focus on corruption of national leaders distracts from the systemic theft of national wealth by multinational corporations.
Over the course of the last month since Juan Guaidó declared himself the president of Venezuela on January 23, the news has been inundated with many often-conflicting headlines about the current political and economic reality in Venezuela. Was there a coup? Is there a humanitarian crisis? What does it mean to protect democracy in the United States’ “backyard”?
Movement leader S’bu Zikode says that after years of broken promises, shack dwellers are left with no choice but to fight for dignity and land.