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Dìa Y Noche

Petare, one of South America’s largest slums, is located just outside Caracas, Venezuela’s capital city.
It is known as a chavista district, and despite election promises, most of Petare still lacks running water and a modern sewage system.
During the day, Petare is a beehive of barrios, an enormous human conglomerate with serious issues to solve, from disabled people
segregated in their homes to extreme poverty.
By night Petare becomes one of the worst centers for Venezuelan criminality and has the highest murder rate in the nation.
Nightly police squads sift the streets to fight the arms trade, drug trafficking and the black market.
In broad daylight, poverty; under the moonlight, violence. This is Petare after 16 years of Chavism.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

View of a Barrio of Petare. The high density slum extends both vertically and horizontally with precarious and unstable shacks.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

View of a Barrio of Petare. Petare, one of South America’s largest slums, is located just outside Caracas, Venezuela’s capital city. During the night, the city becomes what is considered one of the most dangerous areas of Venezuela, counting the highest number of homicides per year.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

A family portrayed in their own home. The young boy, injured by a gun shot sits on a wheelchair. Petare, one of South America’s largest slums, is located just outside Caracas, Venezuela’s capital city. During the night, the city becomes what is considered one of the most dangerous areas of Venezuela, counting the highest number of homicides per year.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

An abandoned car in the outskirts of Petare. Many stolen cars can be found in isolated areas of Petare.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

Interior house in Petare.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare;

An old ill woman portrayed in her own bed.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

Christmas tree in an house of a family in Petare.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

Child alone in his house.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

A man cleaning a street in a Barrio of Petare.
The environmental conditions in which many young kids grow and play are extremely unhealthy.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

Painting of Chavez. Petare is considered a chavista district.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

View of a Barrio. Petare, one of South America’s largest slums, is located just outside Caracas, Venezuela’s capital city. During the night, the city becomes what is considered one of the most dangerous areas of Venezuela, counting the highest number of homicides per year.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

View of Caracas from Petare, one the main Chavist strongholds. Between the two areas, a baseball pitch with the Chavez's typical signature.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

Police patrols in the barrios of Petare, one of the most dangerous area of Caracas.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

A policeman searches a caravan during a nigh patrol. Petare, one of South America’s largest slums, is located just outside Caracas, Venezuela’s capital city. During the night, the city becomes what is considered one of the most dangerous areas of Venezuela, counting the highest number of homicides per year.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

A policeman inspects a package for drugs, weapons and contraband material during a night patrol in a road check point.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

Police patrols in the barrios of Petare, one of the most dangerous area of Caracas.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

Police patrols in the barrios of Petare, one of the most dangerous area of Caracas.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

Police patrols in the barrios of Petare, one of the most dangerous area of Caracas.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

Young biker, suspected of carrying drugs and weapons, is stopped and inspected by the police in the streets of Petare.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

Police patrols in the barrios of Petare, one of the most dangerous area of Caracas.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

Police patrols in the barrios of Petare, one of the most dangerous area of Caracas.
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Venezuela; Miranda; Petare; 2015

A view of a Barrio of Petare by night.
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