Carlos Camacho is a bilingual (English-Spanish) US-educated, professional journalist based in Caracas, Venezuela. Accredited with the Colegio Nacional de Periodistas, the top professional body for journalists here. Holds dual citizenship, Venezuelan-Spanish. 100% street legal. I know a lot about oil, economics, politics and crime. Writing is my forte, but I have been doing a lot of radio on Skype lately, for the BBC, CBC and France24.
This is the Flickr page where @LAHT puts its pics, some of the Venezuelan pictures in here are mine also
Counting with you: In Venezuela, the world's highest inflation rate means not enough bills to go around. Here, a man tries to buy two soda bottles off a Chinese greengrocer.
In Caracas nowadays, boys and young men hop on the garbage truck like hobos on the railroad during the Great Depression. It's their livelihood, food source and means of transportation around town. Sanitation workers no longer bother picking up the bags of refuse, the tag-along guys do it for them in exchange for the ride. It rained Wednesday, so the garbage men stayed inside the truck while the garbage boys picked up the rain-soaked bags.
I am the Venezuelan correspondent for Latin American Herald Tribune. In the Venezuela section of www.laht.com you can find all of my recent articles for, this is my main gig nowadays
Food lines: now a staple of Venezuelan life
A bullet hole ruins the view in a posh office building in East Caracas, a reminder of the violent 2014 anti-government protests
Caracas, Venezuela Politics November 30 @ 12:00am
Ho ho ho! Here’s six bucks… So, this is Christmas: Gone is the splendor of yesteryear, when apartments and cars were bestowed on the “chavista” faithful come December. Now, the Bolivarian revolution wants militants to make do with Bs 500, just enough to buy six kilos of pork meat By Carlos Camacho... Read more