Shortages push some Venezuelans to queue overnight for food




 
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Shortages push some Venezuelans to queue overnight for food
 
August 14th, 2015  
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Topic: Shortages push some Venezuelans to queue overnight for food


Shortages push some Venezuelans to queue overnight for food
By Girish Gupta MARACAIBO (Reuters) - As dawn breaks over the scorching Venezuelan city of Maracaibo, smugglers, young mothers and a handful of kids stir outside a supermarket where they spent the night, hoping to be first in line for scarce rice, milk or whatever may be available. With shortages of basic goods and looting on the rise, more Venezuelans say they are resorting to nighttime waits in front of closed stores. What are we going to do?" said Leida Silva, 54, breaking into tears outside the Latino supermarket in northern Maracaibo where she arrived at 3 a.m. on a recent day.




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