Photos of newborns placed in cardboard boxes in a maternity ward have been circulating on social networks in Venezuela.
— Manuel Ferreira G. (@manuelferreiraG) September 20, 2016
They show yet another effect of the deep economic crisis shaking the country.
The pictures were published Tuesday on Twitter by Manuel Ferreira, a lawyer and opposition activist. He said they were sent to him by personnel at the maternity of Las Garzas hospital, near the city of Barcelona in Anzoategui state.