Boom / Bust

Boom / Bust

Sinar Alvarado’s family left Valledupar, Colombia in the late 1970s, and moved to the other side of the border, Venezuela. It was the end of the oil boom, when the Venezuelan middle class could go on vacation to Miami, buy new cars and enjoy a lifestyle that was uncommon for the rest of the region. Today, Venezuela is in a crisis never before seen. How does the history of this family reflect the collapse of a nation?

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CREDITS

PRODUCED BY
Sinar Alvarado


PRODUCED IN
Colombia


PUBLISHED ON
09/19/2017


EDITED BY
Daniel Alarcón, Camila Segura, Silvia Viñas


SOUND DESIGN BY
Ryan Sweikert


PHOTO BY
Laura Pérez

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