PBS NewsHour

Venezuela's suffering children could yield lost generation

Clip: 02/21/2020 | 10m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

Amid Venezuela’s political and economic upheaval, millions of children are facing hunger, preventable diseases, lack of education and violence. Chronic poverty and food shortages drive kids and their families to desperation, whether sifting through garbage for scraps or joining a gang -- and facing brutal consequences. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs reports on Venezuela's lost generation.

Aired: 02/21/20

Rating: NR

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