Venezuela inflation sparks food crisis

Many struggle to buy basic goods as some blame government's price control of food for high rates.

    Venezuela's high inflation rate is making it difficult for many people in the country to purchase basic foods.

    Some blame the government's price control of food for the crisis, while the ruling socialist party accuse the private sector of hoarding food and being greedy.

    Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from Caracas.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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