Looting and social conflict were endemic in 2017, and 2018 looks to be even more conflict-ridden. The government's attempt to let off steam by overseeing “legal looting” can barely contain people's desperation.
When vacation rolls around, the last thing a kid wants to do is have to go back to school. But in Venezuela, for many school is the only place they can get a solid meal. In this special report, we highlight a plan by the Miranda state government to use state schools to feed hungry kids during their school break.
As the new Local Committees for Supply and Production moved to divert price controlled food deliveries from Avenida Fuerzas Armadas, tempers boiled over and a riot ensued.
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