According to surveys, over one in four American diabetics ration their insulin, putting their lives at risk because they cannot afford the cost of constantly injecting $290 medicine into their bodies.
From routine banking transactions to life-saving insulin and malaria medicine, US sanctions are having a range of impacts on the lives of Venezuelans.
Ever since President Donald Trump's imposition of U.S. financial sanctions against Venezuela in August, the Venezuelan state has confronted various difficulties trying to import medicines and foodstuffs not produced domestically. The financial blockade directly affects routine international payments for goods and services. 1.