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A 30-Day Hunt for Food in a Starving Land

My Venezuela Nightmare

As the Chavistas and their opposition struggle over power, the country continues to deteriorate.

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Editor’s note: The looting, the blackouts, the mob lynchings, the hospitals with no supplies. Venezuela’s collapse into disarray is of a scale unseen in the Western Hemisphere in decades. In an effort to illustrate what day-to-day life is like on the ground, Bloomberg reporter Fabiola Zerpa documented her efforts to secure food for her middle-class family. This is a selection of entries from her month-long chronicle.
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Well, it wasn't on my bucket list anyway. God awful mess. If a country needs outside help we don't have to look far.
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Ah, the joys of the Socialist paradise!
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