Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindle

by Joshua Partlow and Mariana Zuñiga

Joffren Polanco stands beside his almost empty fridge in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: Alejandro Cegarra/The Washington Post
Joffren Polanco stands beside his almost empty fridge in Caracas, Venezuela.  Photo: Alejandro Cegarra/The Washington Post

— In the darkness the warehouse looks like any other, a metal-roofed hangar next to a clattering overpass, with homeless people sleeping nearby in the shadows. But inside, workers quietly unload black plastic crates filled with merchandise

  • World Hunger Education
    Service
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    Washington, D.C. 20017
  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.

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