acute shortage of food and medication

  • Venezuela sends in the army to deal with food shortage protesters

    The stepped up military presence in the coastal city of Cumaná comes the day after 400 people were arrested during protests over food shortages and looting that spun out of control.

  • Venezuela Says US Criticism Is 'Bullying'

    Venezuela’s Foreign Minister accused Secretary of State John Kerry of “bullying” after he threw US weight behind efforts by the head of the Organization of American States to discuss the crisis-ridden country’s “democratic” credentials.