Sunday, July 3, 2016

It's Getting Dangerous To Transport Food In Venezuela

h/t @AKurmanaev

Zero Hedge: This Is How Venezuelan Truckers Avoid Looters

You know it's bad in the socialist utopia when...

Venezuelan trucks - afraid of looting - now carry "Not Transporting Food" signs...

Who can blame them - no one wants the money anymore, it's worthless - as many food trucks now require armed guards to keep them safe...

With delivery trucks under constant attack, the nation’s food is now transported under armed guard. Soldiers stand watch over bakeries. The police fire rubber bullets at desperate mobs storming grocery stores, pharmacies and butcher shops. A 4-year-old girl was shot to death as street gangs fought over food.

Venezuela is convulsing from hunger.

Read more ....

More News On The Crisis In Venezuela

There’s no sign of an end to Venezuela’s food crisis -- VICE News
Venezuela's PDVSA says 2015 revenue tumbles on oil price fall -- Reuters
Venezuela accuses US of 'interventionist obsession' -- AFP
Venezuelan ruling party, allies studying measure to dissolve opposition-led Congress -- FOX News Latino
Cuba reaffirms ‘strongest solidarity’ with Venezuela -- The Militant
Venezuela's Maduro ends power rationing as drought eases -- Reuters
In Venezuela, Political Prisoners as Pawns -- Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez, NYT
Venezuela’s democratic façade has completely crumbled -- Moisés Naim and Francisco Toro, Washington Post
Venezuela is on the brink of collapse. Team Obama’s tepid approach is dangerous -- Carlos Marquez, FOX News
Venezuelans are trying to oust their president. Will the government stop them? -- Joshua Partlow, Washington Post

1 comment:

Bob Huntley said...

Ah yes. One day, if I work hard I will be a tail gunner on a Bud Light truck.