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11 September 2011

San Francisco Chronicle / AP

CARACAS, Venezuela - A young man dies of gunshot wounds, and enraged friends and relatives react by shooting up the hospital. A medical student leaving another hospital at the end of her shift is shot to death by a robber. Doctors working late take to sleeping in their workplace rather than risk being mugged. In crime-ridden Venezuela, even hospitals are no longer safe. No one was injured in the Aug. 20 shooting rampage at the Domingo Luciani Hospital in Caracas, but... (

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