SURVIVORS OF SOCIALISM: Ana’s Story from Venezuela

In this installment of’s “Survivors of Socialism” series, we sat down with Ottawa resident Ana Rizo, who grew up in socialist Venezuela.

Imagine seeing the president on TV walking through the street and randomly pointing at businesses for the government to take over. That’s exactly what Ana saw in her home country.

Watch the full interview via the video above, or click here. This interview is part of’s “Survivors of Socialism” research: you can learn more here.

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