Maruja sends this picture of a graffiti with the word in Spanish for hunger (misspelled) interlaced with Chavez’ party’s letters MVR: Tenemos haMVRe: We are hungry
Observations focused on the problems of an underdeveloped country, Venezuela, with some serendipity about the world (orchids, techs, science, investments, politics) at large. A famous Venezuelan, Juan Pablo Perez Alfonzo, referred to oil as the devil's excrement. For countries, easy wealth appears indeed to be the sure path to failure. Venezuela might be a clear example of that.