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Venezuela’s New Poor

“The poor you will always have with you,” a strange statement for he who came to give “life more abundant.” Is it possible that Jesus was not utopian. It’s an ironic and perhaps paradoxical statement since Jesus was the incarnation … Continue reading

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When Will It End; Venezuela’s Hunger?

When King Leopold of Belgium seized the Congo he was after a colony – he was after wealth and prestige in the halls of power in Europe. He never even visited Congo; it didn’t matter. He didn’t care; didn’t need … Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Discovery of Hunger

Nobody expects it to hit close to them – the hunger. We see pictures on television: Ethiopia, Congo, Kosovo. We dig into our pockets or open our checkbooks to help, we are good people of course. Sometimes we watch a … Continue reading

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Hunger: A Venezuela Story

Hunger. Not the kind when people say “man I’m famished” after pulling an all-nighter, or adolescent boys who say “I’m starved” as they rifle through the refrigerator in the afternoon. But real hunger, like the kind that Yeonmi Park describes … Continue reading

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