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Basic foodstuffs shortage up 9.4%
in 12 months in Venezuela

El Universal [Caracas, Venezuela], by Angie Contreras C.

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Posted By:PageTurner, 4/30/2014 2:20:35 PM

Overall shortage went up 9.4 percentage points in the last 12 months. Figures from the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) show the index hit 29.4% in March, from 20% recorded one year earlier. The figures also unveil general shortage jumped 18.6 percentage points in 24 months. Additionally, food shortage in March dropped to 26.9%, down from 33.8% in February. The economic measures in force in Venezuela since 2013 have not yielded any positive results; shortage has been escalating since then.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: droopydog, 4/30/2014 4:47:30 PM     (No. 9831379)

Maybe Sean Penn or Harry Belafonte can dig deep.

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