Although the hegemonic press tries to sell the world on the idea that Venezuela is a country that is going through a serious humanitarian crisis, social networks show the reality of what the Venezuelan people live.
The main stream media portrays Venezuela as a country that's falling apart by the minute, but have a look at these images from this year's carnival celebrations. Hundreds of people take to the beach to celebrate with their families. No media outlet is reporting on this 👇🏽 pic.twitter.com/40asx7078A
— Estefanía Bravo (@EbravoteleSUR) February 24, 2020
An example of this is what happened this carnival holiday, where it has been common to observe on various Twitter accounts how the beaches of our country have been crowded with seasonal travelers looking for fun and relaxation amid the harsh economic situation being faced by the majority of Venezuelans mostly as a result of illegal US sanctions.
#Ahora || ¡A casa llena! Así disfrutan los Guaireños y visitantes la tercera noche de festival musical desde nuestra Gran Cinta Costera "13 de abril", en estos #CarnvalesFelices2020 para el pueblo!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/v5Gnsyk3AG
— Gobernación de La Guaira (@Gob_Vargas) February 25, 2020
Those who stayed in the city of Caracas took the opportunity to enjoy carnival parades and music concerts that took place in different parts of the capital, most of them organized by revolutionary mayors and governors.
IMÁGENES FUERTES DE COMO OTRA VEZ LA DICTADURA, EL REEEEGIMEN DE MADURO, EN ESTOS CARNAVALES, OBLIGA A JÓVENES MUJERES A TRABAJOS FORZADOS A PLENO SOL Y LAS AVERGÜENZA A USAR POCA ROPA #FelizMartes #MonLaferte #MartesDeCarnaval tenerife #25feb #coronavirus#PrimeraPagina pic.twitter.com/BLvLG4TnL8
— Leal, Humanista Socialista.. (@jogre8a) February 25, 2020
But in this Caribbean country, a large number of travelers took advantage of the long weekend to visit Venezuelan beaches that are among the most beautiful in the world.
@jguaido @JulioBorges @Tulipanesyflor @mcolozza2021 @selenah1994 @Linda_Guerrera2 @jcy126kerubin Así están los campos de concentración en los #CarnavalesSeguros2020 del dictador @NicolasMaduro @A3Noticias @Almagro_OEA2015 pic.twitter.com/xQbYFjft4N
— Rafael A (@Elmataloni) February 25, 2020
Featured image: Crowded the beaches of La Guaira during carnival (Photo EFE)
Translated by JRE/EF