Venezuela: A population suffering dangerous weight loss

Fourth in a series of six images of the human cost of Venezuela’s crisis. The first, second, third, fifth and sixth images in this series are also available.

According to Time magazine, the average Venezuelan lost 11 kilograms in 2017. Under the mismanagement of the former Maduro regime, 90 percent of families in Venezuela are not able to purchase enough food on a daily basis, according to Encuesta Nacional de Condiciones de Vida.

Miguel Blanco, 28, suffers from a neurological condition and is one of many Venezuelans suffering extreme malnutrition.