Venezuelans struggle with rampant inflation

Inflation in Venezuela is the highest in the world at 56 percent and is one of the reasons behind recent protests.

Last updated: 26 Feb 2014 06:08
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Inflation has been one of the reasons for the protests in Venezuela during the past month.

At 56 percent a year, it is the highest in the world and continually rising.

Al Jazeera's Daniel Schweimler in the capital, Caracas, looks at how Venezuelans cope.


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