03/11/2019 (Mon) 13:59:36
Pictures reveal that some supermarkets in the capital have been left ransacked by desperate residents as they struggle to find food.
Security forces detained a number of people who were caught looting on Sunday, with some pictures showing looters being piled onto waiting trucks.
Armed men were seen forcefully escorting young men and women to the trucks.https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6793585/Venezuelans-turn-looting-Caracas-fourth-day-power-outages.html
The blackout, which began Thursday afternoon, increased frustration among Venezuelans already suffering widespread food and medicine shortages, as the once-prosperous OPEC nation's economy suffers a hyperinflationary collapse. Food rotted in refrigerators, people walked for miles to work with the Caracas subway down, and relatives abroad anxiously waited for updates from family members with telephone and internet signals intermittent.
"What can you do without electricity?" said Leonel Gutierrez, a 47-year-old systems technician, as he carried his six-month-old daughter on his way to buy groceries. "The food we have has gone bad."https://news.trust.org/item/20190310171437-jhq11