“this is simply not the true Venezuela, ” a waiter noted at one point through the back-to-back partying

ACARIGUA, Venezuela (AP) it had been the type of party that is become uncommon in difficult Venezuela: a luxurious location wedding of two young entrepreneurs at a dude ranch in the nation’s vast tropical plains, a spot recognized for the rugged cowboys on horseback rounding up cattle and where camps similar to this one focus on the country’s ever-diminishing elite. Continue reading