Venezuela's humanitarian crisis is worse than you think

Once among the richest countries in Latin America, Venezuela now needs an estimated $500 million in humanitarian assistance to halt spiraling shortages, outbreaks and widespread deprivation. The trouble is, the government won't admit there's a problem.

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  • Elizabeth Dickinson

    Elizabeth Dickinson is a former associate editor at Devex. Based in the Middle East, she has previously served as Gulf correspondent for The National, assistant managing editor at Foreign Policy, and Nigeria correspondent at The Economist. Her writing also appeared in The New Yorker, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Politico Magazine, and Newsweek, among others.