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Venezuela’s Economic Crisis Causing Severe Food Insecurity

Al Jazeera: The face of hunger and malnutrition in Venezuela
“Venezuela is in the midst of a severe economic crisis. The country, though one of the richest in natural resources, has been called the worst economy of 2016 by the International Monetary Fund, and its inflation rate could reach 700 percent by the end of the year. Today, the biggest concern for Venezuelans is the food shortage, together with rampant crime and the lack of medicine…” (Falco, 10/10).

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