Skip to comments.Food riots grip western Venezuela, mob reportedly slaughters cattle in field
Posted on 01/12/2018 7:24:31 PM PST by Wally_Kalbacken
SAN CRISTOBAL/BARINAS, Venezuela, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Hungry mobs ransacked a food collection center, and a supermarket in Venezuela's western Andean state of Merida on Thursday and reportedly even slaughtered cattle grazing in a field as unrest over food shortages spread through the country. An opposition lawmaker from Merida, Carlos Paparoni, said four people had died and 10 were injured in the chaos over the last two days, but he did not specify the circumstances. Four years of recession and the world's highest inflation have plunged millions of Venezuelans into poverty, and President Nicolas Maduro's authoritarian socialist regime faces mounting unrest.
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I'll take some of the yellow, but don't get cheap on me!
Nothing to see here. Danny Glover and Sean Penn said that evil capitalist pigs are to blame.
this sh*thole is a liberals paradise
They all claim capitalist sabotage, which begs the question of how good is your system if it can be sabotaged so easily.
You’d think that Madura and his kids could spare a few bolivars out of their multimillions to buy some food for their people.
“this sh*thole is a liberals paradise”
They should be slaughtering their politicians.
this is what communism is...a system to award the "party" people ...it happens in Russia and ever communist S hole in the world...
its NOT FOR THE WORKERS!
Venezuela is a real-time simulation of the 2018 felony clinton administration economy (obama 2).
Exactly what I wish they’d do too.
Feel the Bern
Yep. That's all that did it...a pesky four year "recession." It couldn't be anything else.
I want communist to suffer greatly, wherever they are, especially here in the USA.
I feel bad for those Venezuelans who knew what was coming when their idiot countrymen voted for Hugo Chavez.
Socialist, Marxist, leftest, progressives, liberals, whatever you want to call them. They are all one and the same. May they all suffer the same fate.
I’d like to see them slaughter Maduro and his accomplices. VIVA PINOCHET!!
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged, Part III (A is A), Chapter V (Their Brothers' Keepers)
Where's Tony Montana when you need him?
My two cents: What a sh*thole!
...Food riots grip western Venezuela, mob reportedly slaughters cattle in field...
Would Democrats consider Venezuela a
All of the zoo animals have been eaten.
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