Mirelis Morales Tovar

Mirelis Morales Tovar is a Venezuelan freelance journalist.

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.

Protesters walk through the Guaire river in Caracas.

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.

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.