Blockaded by US, Venezuela has already organised food deliveries to elderly and vulnerable in isolation
The Venezuelan government is already organising food deliveries to its citizens to help them weather the coronavirus crisis – and a Labour NEC candidate’s family is at the heart of the effort.
The distribution programme – socialism in action – involves local residents who receive the food aid from the government for their street and distribute it to the other households on the street.
The SKWAWKBOX has obtained video footage showing part of the process, as boxes of food arrive at the home of a local ‘Chavanista’ family – the aunt of Deborah Hobson, a candidate in the by-elections for Labour’s National Executive Committee (NEC).
The footage was shot by Hobson’s uncle and Hobson’s aunt is the lead in distributing the food to everyone who lives on their street, including Hobson’s Chavanista grandmother:
Venezuela has been subjected to sanctions by the United States, as well as a sustained – if not hitch-free – media campaign attacking the left-wing government, in spite of brutality by right-wing ‘democracy’ protesters and the blockade of food imports by the right-wing owners of import companies. The US and UK recognised the unelected Juan Guaido as the country’s president.
However, the country appears to be making sure its citizens are fed during the pandemic crisis.
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