Women and children are hit hard by Venezuela crisis

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 12:00am


Oil-rich Venezuela is facing one of the world's worst humanitarian crises according to the United Nations. Extreme poverty has jumped 40 percent, deaths related to child malnutrition are on the rise and millions have fled the country in the past two years. Mothers and children have been among those hit hardest, as the BBC's Vladimir Hernandez found when he spent time in the capital, Caracas.