Venezuela gives me a migraine

(Overheard at Jeffrey’s Cafe, in Maracaibo)

Me: My migraines have been acting up ever since I got here. I think I’m not getting enough  caffeine. That tends to activate them.

My buddy: That’s probably because you’re not really drinking coffee. Coffee here is mixed in with ground peas. Some people say it’s half coffee, half dirt. You know, price controls, Cadivi, that stuff…

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