Venezuela Unstable as Food Shortages Loom Overhead

It is hard to pin-point exactly where the now failed country of Venezuela went so wrong. Most countries that have an oil abundance seem to do so well; or at least an awful lot better than Venezuela. The country is rich in oil, but poor in just about everything else. Lines at the supermarket form a mile down the road as reported by Open Corporates. Toilet paper, soda, and sugar, are just a few of the things that the people have run out of. The economy is crashing in full display for all to see and it is not a pretty sight. Why did this happen and who is to blame?
Expert Jose Figueroa say the entire government is to blame. It is believed by many that the Socialist policies put in place by President Nicolas Maduro’s are to blame. However, after two of Maduro’s nephews were arrested for conspiring to bring drugs into the US, many outsiders are simply calling it a corrupt cartel state.

The people are starving and some are dying because of it. Many children are simply too tired to walk to school. With riots becoming more common place it appears that the country is on the verge of collapsing entirely. Is there light at the end of the tunnel for the people of Venezuela? asks a expert At this point all the world can do is sit and wait.


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