Mirelis Morales Tovar

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How an Icon of Venezuelan Architecture Became a Prison

The Helicoide was going to be the world’s first drive-through mall. Now it is a prison that former inmates describe as hellish.

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A Filthy River Lands in the Spotlight in Venezuelan Protests

In Caracas, the Guaire River is synonymous with excrement and garbage. That has given President Nicolás Maduro a handy metaphor for recent anti-government demonstrations.

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Caracas Nightlife, Silenced by Venezuela's Crisis

Security concerns, a high cost of living and electricity shortages have changed nocturnal habits in Venezuela’s capital.