CARACAS, VENEZUELA STREET ART: “PDVSA-SPONSORED”

PDVSA, pronounced “pedabesa” by Venezuelans, is the Venezuelan petroleum company. It is state-owned and essentially provides Venezuela with most of its money. Foreign gas companies were kicked out years ago and now the only provider of gas, is PDVSA. In addition, they only hire people who support Chavez. They also fund a lot of political projects for Chavez’s government. They do put money into social programs like beautifying the city, and they are currently commissioning murals around Caracas. The one below is of an oil field. How lovely. They’re not all like this, but…

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4JAN13. Caracas, Venezuela. Instagram with Lo-Fi Aspect

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