Venezuela: Punishment for breaking lockdown rules

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Venezuela’s government is being accused of taking punishing measures against people who break quarantine rules imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19.

But the prolonged lockdown has severely affected the economy and many simply cannot afford to stay at home any more.

Al Jazeera’s Laura Burdon-Manley reports.

This post was originally posted on Al Jazeera English – View Original Article

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Have lived and invested in Venezuela full time for the last eight years and visited for each of twelve years prior to that. Studied and closely followed developments in Venezuela since 1996.