Venezuela Fights Hunger

Venezuela is facing hunger and other issues according to, with water being as expensive as gas in the country right now. Venezuela is facing out of control prices with food, as the country cannot grow enough of its own. The government is now urging citizens to grow its own food.

The country has plenty of resources available to grow its own food, however it often relies on outside places to get food. Some say as much as 80% of the food comes from outside sources.

David Osio is quick to point out that chefs are also having a difficult time obtaining food. Even the best of the best restaurants in the country struggle with being able to make and produce food. Osio says they have struggled to survive and often make cuts where necessary. Despite the current issues, restaurant staff say they work with what they get. You can read more on chef’s stories here.

If you would like to watch a YouTube video of the situation, you can do so here.


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  • Even if you can afford to pay for the food, that doesn’t mean you’ll be able to get it right away. Citizens of the country have reported that they wait in line for hours to buy food. It could have also given them a nice way for reviews to do the needful which is a very specific way for them to succeed.

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