Socialism Fails Again: Venezuelan Hospitals Keep Babies in Cardboard Boxes

The health care crisis in Venezuela has reached a shocking new low. Mesa de la Unidad Democratica, a political party in opposition to the socialist regime currently in power, released photos online showing newborn babies being kept in cardboard boxes, due to a lack of incubators:

The caption reads,

“So the world knows: In our neonatal units at the Dr Domingo Guzman Lander hospital they are being kept in cardboard boxes due to a lack of incubators. 20 Sept”

The images are now being investigated, with Venezuelan Social Security Institute President Carlos Rotondaro responding to the allegations with images of incubators in a hospital.

Venezuelan hospitals are already under crisis, with power shortages and failed generators have left doctors unable to save dying patients, including babies.


Hugo Chavez was elected president in 1998, and quickly put into place a  dictatorial socialist…



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