“Venezuelans Ransack Stores as Hunger Grips the Nation”

“In the last two weeks alone, more than 50 food riots, protests and mass looting have erupted around the country. Scores of businesses have been stripped bare or destroyed. At least five people have been killed…

The economic collapse of recent years has left it [the country] unable to produce enough food on its own or import what it needs from abroad…

A staggering 87 percent of Venezuelans say they do not have money to buy enough food…

About 72 percent of monthly wages are being spent just to buy food…”

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