Mary Triny Mena

Mary Triny Mena

Mary Triny Mena reports for CGTN from Venezuela.

STORIES BY MARY TRINY MENA

April 11, 2021

Parkinson’s disease patients face shortage of medicines

Patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in Venezuela have long struggled to get their hands on the medication needed to treat their symptoms. Now with the coronavirus pandemic, the situation has worsened, putting more than 30,000 Parkinson’s disease patients across the country at risk. Read More...
Venezuela’s water crisis threatens public health amid COVID
March 21, 2021

Venezuela’s water crisis threatens public health amid COVID

Venezuela, a country rich in rainwater and rivers continues to suffer from crippling water shortages.  Tap water at home is not just a luxury, but an unachievable dream for many Venezuelans, who’ve been wrestling with interruptions to their water supply for several years.  CGTN’s Mary Triny Mena reports from Caracas. Read More...
Movie theaters reopen in Venezuela
February 19, 2021

Movie theaters reopen in Venezuela

Movie theaters are reopening in Venezuela, but only every other week. That’s part of the Venezuelan government’s plan to stop the spread of the coronavirus. How will movie theaters adapt to the new normal to contain the spread of COVID-19? Read More...
February 12, 2021

Schools prepare to reopen in Caracas

After nearly a year of homeschooling, Venezuela is making plans to reopen schools as soon as next month. Limited access to the internet has made homeschooling a problem for many students. But despite the benefits of a return to the classroom, many parents and teachers say they're not eager for the schools to reopen just yet. Read More...
Venezuela sees U.S. election as new start
November 9, 2020

Venezuela sees U.S. election as new start

Both Nicolas Maduro and Juan Guaido say they welcome projected U.S. President Joe Biden, after the U.S. media projected Joe Biden as winner of the U.S presidential election. See how Venezuela sees an opportunity for a reset button in relations with the incoming administration. Read More...
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