Freelance journalist Stefano Pozzebon reports from Caracas on the daily struggles Venezuelans face to get food, water, medicine and electricity.
Eric Farnsworth, vice-president of the Council of the Americas and the Americas Society, discusses the broader geopolitical forces at play with regards to the Venezuela crisis.
Tamara Taraciuk Broner, senior Americas researcher for Human Rights Watch, comments on the country’s current humanitarian situation and the need for the United Nations to declare it an emergency.
25% of the Venezuelan people need some form of humanitarian assistance according to the UN. According to a recent survey, 80% of all households don’t have a reliable source of food.
Isaac Nahon, a Venezuelan expat and professor in the department of communication at the University of Ottawa, talks about what more Canada and the Lima Group should be doing to address the severe circumstances in his home country.