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April 13, 2017

 

selling bread

With Food Scarce In Venezuela, Bakers Accused Of Hoarding

Authorities control flour, and bakers say there isn't enough. But officials say bakers are diverting flour to more profitable brownies.

January 26, 2017

 

Shoppers stand in line for government subsidized products in March 2014.

U.S. Congress Mull Venezuela Sanctions For Food Corruption

Lawmakers are proposing sanctions against Venezuela after an investigation found officials profited from food relief amid widespread starvation.

January 10, 2017

 

A Venezuelan soldier

As Venezuelans Go Hungry, The Military Is Trafficking In Food

Venture into black markets and you'll find food unavailable in cheaper state-run groceries. The military isn't just running markets. It's getting rich off them.

February 17, 2016

 

Mileidis Bolivar on rooftop garden

Facing Severe Food Shortages, Venezuela Pushes Urban Gardens

In Venezuela, bread, meat, milk and other staples are scarce these days. So the government is urging urban slum dwellers to grow and raise their own food.

July 3, 2012

 

arepas on verdigris tabletop

Farm Fresh Arepas

What do you get when you cross vegetables fresh out of the ground, the veganette, and a Venezuelan favorite? Answer: Dinner that's to die for.

June 8, 2011

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Inflated Food Prices Hurt Venezuela’s Poor

Venezuela has the world's highest inflation rates which make it difficult for their poorest citizens to keep up with rising food prices.

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