Reality check: Reflections of an outsider in Venezuela

Caracas

People wearing face masks walk at a crowded street market in Caracas’ Catia neighbourhood on April 6, 2021. 

Photo credit: Pedro Rances Mattey | AFP

There was a single white cloud dangling over the Avila, casting a dark shadow on the sharp green edges of this little mountain. I stood near my window and looked interestedly as it moved sideways towards El Paraiso, then sharply towards Chacao, fading slowly into the distance as if escaping an impending obstacle ahead.

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