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In Venezuela, Shoppers Go to Jail

People carry cans of food and bottles of drinks as they loot a food warehouse during a protest in La Fria, Tachira, Venezuela, on December 17, 2016. As Venezuela's economic crisis worsens, the grocery stores are empty, and a local prison doubles as makeshift supermarket.
01_20_Venezuela_01 Source: Carlos Becerra/Anadolu/Getty

Squeezed in between the mountains in north central Venezuela, not far from the Caribbean Sea, lies a green valley, rich with sugarcane. These fields used to produce a reliable cash crop for the villagers of Tocorón. Now, however, food is scarce, and some are forced to eat what they grow, even though it has almost

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2017/01/20

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