Wednesday, August 3, 2016

The Crisis In Venezuela Continues

CNN: Venezuela: Where flour, pasta and milk can cost a month's pay

Caracas, Venezuela (CNN)Flour. Pasta. Milk.

Three basics people all around the world have in their kitchens.

Three staples always in stock in groceries and supermarkets for any home cook looking to rustle up a family meal, pancakes or a quick, nutritious drink.

But in Venezuela, you can get these products only if you're lucky or have the connections and the cash. A lot of cash.

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WNU Editor: Here is a good review on what has gone wrong in Venezuela .... What went wrong in Venezuela? (Rachel Clarke, CNN)

More News On The Crisis In Venezuela

Venezuela election board okays opposition recall push first phase -- Reuters
Pressure grows on Venezuela’s president Nicol├ís Maduro -- Financial Times
Signatures collected in first step to recall Venezuela's Maduro -- CNN
Venezuela's election commission approves first phase of recall of Maduro -- UPI
Amnesty International: 'Unlawful' Venezuela decree gives military power -- CNN
Going hungry in Venezuela -- BBC News
Venezuela swapping oil for food as economic crisis grows -- UPI
Venezuela lets Jamaica pay off its oil debts in food as shortages worsen -- The Independent
Jamaica to supply food and medicine to crisis-hit Venezuela to clear its oil debts -- IBTimes
Venezuela is selling oil for food to Jamaica -- CNN
World Hangs Up on Venezuela as Phone Companies Can’t Pay -- Bloomberg
Venezuela’s Maduro Replaces Perez Abad as His Economy Czar -- Bloomberg
Venezuela's top officials sport luxury watches while the rest of country starves -- FOX news
Venezuela’s Latest Terrible Economic Idea Is Forced Labor -- NYMag
Seven months in Venezuela: timeline of crisis -- AFP

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