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