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No food, no meds, no respite: A boy's death in Venezuela

The country's economic crisis has led to great suffering but it is the story of a boy who foraged for food and ended up being poisoned that seems to embody all of Venezuela's ills

Yamilet Lugo at the grave of her son Kevin which she visits every Sunday since he died on July 26, his 16th birthday.

HIS name was Kevin Lara Lugo, and he died on his 16th birthday.

Kevin, who lived in Maturin, Venezuela, spent the day before foraging for food in an empty lot because there was nothing to eat at home. Then in a hospital because what he found made him gravely ill.

Hours later, he...

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