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Editorial: Voices from the Venezuelan City
Editorial: Voices from the Venezuelan City

By Rebecca Jarman. In 2010, Simon Romero published an article in the New York Times entitled ‘Venezuela, More Deadly Than Iraq’. Comparing statistics of civilian deaths in Caracas unfavourably to those in Baghdad, Romero claimed that citizens of the Venezuelan capital might feel safer living in a war-torn country in the Middle East. The comparison […]


Cherilyn Elston is the editor of Palabras Errantes. After studying Modern History and English at the University of Oxford she spent two years in Colombia teaching, researching, and travelling. She returned to the UK to study for an MPhil in Latin American Studies and has continued to a PhD in contemporary women writers in Colombia at […]