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Fighting to learn in Venezuela

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Fighting to learn in Venezuela

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Getting an education is difficult in Venezuela now. Teachers cannot come to work and are often unpaid. The students come from families that cannot afford to feed them. The country was a thriving oil producer, but sank into poverty after government mismanagement and subsequent US sanctions.

The BBC traveled to Maracaibo in northwestern Venezuela to visit those determined to go to school.

Filmed and edited by Colm O’Molloy

Produced by Jessica Cruz, Katy Watson, Colm O’Molloy, Vanessa Silva and Sheyla Urdaneta

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