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Ancestral health

Things have got so bad in Venezuela that President Nicolas Maduro has started what he likes to call an ‘ancestral health plan’ to treat serious illnesses, with natural products such as herbs.

Venezuela is in crisis and hasn’t the foreign currency to buy imports of pretty much anything – including medicines. The Anti-Cancer Society of the country says that the death rate from cancer has risen by 11% in just the past year.

Picture source: Tom Graham