Caracas morgue has received 98 dead bodies so far in February
Twelve dead bodies were taken to the morgue on Monday and Tuesday
Consequently, in average the morgue received 19 bodies per day, and most of them (80%) had gunshot wounds, according to unofficial sources with the Scientific, Criminal and Forensic Investigation Agency (Cicpc).
In this sense, Police Chief Elisio Guzmán, the director of Miranda State Police Department, claimed that the skyrocketing murder rate in Venezuela is the result of the Venezuelan State's failure to implement public security policies.
At first she agreed that I use her real name, that she had no problems with that at all. After all, living with HIV had driven her to help others – as a workshop facilitator giving talks and conducting seminars, or as a volunteer for local AIDS Service Organizations like Acción Solidaria (Solidary Action) and Mujeres Unidas por la Salud (Women United for Health, or Musa), a support group network for HIV-positive women. But when we were well into the interview, the realization that she might lose her private health insurance coverage made her change her mind.