Kenyerber Aquino Merchán was 17 months old when he starved to death. His father left before dawn to bring him home from the hospital morgue. He carried Kenyerber’s skeletal frame into the kitchen and handed it to a mortuary worker who makes house calls for Venezuelan families with no money for funerals.
"As Venezuela Collapses, Children Are Dying of Hunger" is from the December 17, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Meridith Kohut and Isayen Herrera and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.