Caracas, Venezuela. Millions of Venezuelans live in poverty in the slums of Caracas. In the narrow alleys the occupants try to make the best of it. Houses are colourfully painted and indoors the tiny houses often look well cared for..The massive slums that cover most of the hillsides surrounding Caracas are visible almost from every point in the city. The population of these extensive poor neighbourhoods is the backbone of the power of president Hugo Chavez. With his social programmes he aims to alleviate life for the poorest of the country. Ten years after the start of these projects there are questions raised about the effectiveness of the programmes like Barrio Adentro..
- Ronald de Hommel
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