Activists say an anti-crime effort called the Operation to Liberate and Protect the People is actually a measure designed to prevent a social uprising in the face of an economic crisis so deep the sick are dying for want of basic care.
After a year of being open, the National Sperm Bank has had just nine deposits. But the problem isn't a lack of sperm—it's that donating the stuff is ridiculously tough to do.
Polar makes 80 percent of the beer consumed in Venezuela, but a standoff with the socialist government threatens to stop the flow of booze to the country's consumers, the latest looming shortage to affect the country.
Lacking condoms, Venezuelans are rationing sex with their partners, switching to ‘manual mode,’ and risking infections and pregnancies. The Chavista government said it would be distributing 18 million condoms this year, but did not offer details.
Currency and import restrictions by the government have resulted in a scarcity of tampons since December in Argentina. 'As summer nears, the lack of tampons is a problem. You can’t go to the beach or get into the water,' one woman said.
His speech at MIPIM housing conference seemed to have no real footing in reality.