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NEWS via CNN Money: Venezuela brain drain: I miss mom, but don’t want to go back

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Human Geography connection: This article hits on multiple topics including brain drain, migration, immigration visas, refugees, and political corruption within Venezuela. Alejandro Nava is leaving his home in Venezuela, and he doesn’t plan on coming back. by Patrick Gillespie   @CNNMoney April 4, 2017: 9:59 AM ET Nava set his sights abroad because he has lost hope in his country, which is battling an economic crisis that has spiraled out of control, triggering a never ending list of chronic problems, from violent crime to basic health care. Last year, his middle-class family lived without basics like eggs, milk and butter for weeks at a time, as the country struggled through a food shortage crisis. But that’s not his biggest problem. Safety is. “We live in constant fear of getting robbed and shot everyday,” says Nava. “There’s no sense of stability. You can’t save money, you can’t plan for the future.” Click the Title for the [...]
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