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Venezuela Food Shortages

Venezuela's Biggest Food Company Suspends Pasta Production

AP | Posted 04.30.2014 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's biggest food company is halting work at one of its facilities because of government delays in allotting it dol...

Venezuela Takes Dramatic Step Towards Food Rationing

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 04.01.2014 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Battling food shortages, the government is rolling out a new ID system that is either a grocery loyalty card with extra mu...

Beauty Queens And Chaos

AP | JORGE RUEDA | Posted 11.11.2013 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela -- CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — For most Venezuelans, these are trying times. Inflation is running at a two-decade high, salaries ar...

Lorenzo Mendoza: "President Nicolas Maduro Is Not Well Informed"

AP | KARL RITTER and FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 05.15.2013 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's biggest food company on Monday hit back at President Nicolas Maduro's claims that it's to blame for the country's pe...

Food Shortages Reveal Vulnerability During Chavez Absence


CARACAS, Venezuela — Mireya Bustamante spent most of the day trying in vain to find flour to bake a birthday cake for her 4-year-old son. Like ...