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Six years have passed since my arrival in Lebanon and, in all this time, the Venezuela that I remember has just become a distant memory of my once-prosperous country.Venezuela is passing through one of the worst economic and political crises of its history. Only a couple of years ago Venezuela was one of the leaders of the southern nations.For Marco, the political and economic crises can be resolved with a change in governance and economic policy, but the real challenge lies in changing the social situation created by all the chaos.Many Venezuelans have resorted to leaving their country in search of a better life, away from the living nightmare created by the government. Joaquin Quiros, a 23-year-old Venezuelan who studied and worked in the U.S., recently came back to Venezuela to contribute in any way possible to improve the situation.For many expats like Quiros, the suffering of their families and friends in Venezuela is just another reason to go back and in some way help to get the country running again.
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