Alicia Hernandez

Poverty & Development

A home for Sofia: A single mother's struggle in Caracas

Four generations of women struggle to build a better future in the slums of Venezuela.

Poverty & Development

Inside Venezuela's tower of neglect

The Tower of David boasts the dubious honour of being the tallest vertical slum in Latin America.


Hope and uncertainty in Venezuela ahead of vote

The memory of Hugo Chavez looms large as Venezuelans prepare to go to the polls in a vote that could dent chavismo.


Cancer in a time of crisis

The story of a Venezuelan man's fight against cancer in a country lacking some of the most basic medical supplies.