Laughing in crisis, Venezuelan acts out dissident Ortega’s tale

CARACAS – Laughing at their own tribulations, Venezuelan theatergoers have been enjoying a new satire about a senior official who broke with President Nicolas Maduro and fled the socialist-ruled country in a boat. Former chief state prosecutor Luisa Ortega has been one of the protagonists in this year’s political crisis in Venezuela, denouncing rights abuses and corruption before finally going into hiding and moving to Colombia in mid-August. Dressed in a blonde wig and Ortega’s…

"Laughing in crisis, Venezuelan acts out dissident Ortega’s tale"