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  • High prices and chronic food shortages have left many Venezuelans struggling to put food on their tables. Some families are skipping meals and relying more on starch foods to survive. <br> <br> Yunni Perez (R) poses for a picture next to her relatives and the food they have at their home in Caracas, Venezuela, April 22, 2016.
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  • Antonio Marquez and his wife pose for a picture and the food they have at their home in Caracas, Venezuela, April 23, 2016. <br> <br> "We are eating less, because we have been limiting ourselves. We used to keep the refrigerator full, but now is no longer so," said Marquez.
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  • Victoria Mata (2nd R) poses for picture next to her relatives and the food they have in their home in Caracas, Venezuela, April 21, 2016. <br> <br> "We are eating less because you can't find the foods and when they appear, the queues are hellish and we cannot buy. Now we do not eat three meals, we are eating two meals at the day, if we have them," Mata said.
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  • Duglas Sanchez poses for a picture and the food that he has at his home in Caracas, Venezuela, April 23, 2016. <br> <br> "We are eating in a bad way, we cannot eat a balanced way. If we had lunch, not dinner and if we had dinner, not breakfast," Sanchez said.
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  • Ciliberto Paez (L) and his wife pose for a picture and the food they have in their home in Caracas, Venezuela, April 21, 2016. <br> <br> "Before, you could buy whatever you needed at the time, now you only can buy what they sell to you," Paez said.
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  • Yaneidy Guzman posed for a picture next to her daughters and the food they have at their home in Caracas, Venezuela, April 22, 2016. <br><br> "Now eating is a luxury, before we could earn some money and buy clothes or something, now everything goes on food," Guzman said.
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  • Lender Perez (2nd R), his wife and children pose for a picture and the food they have at their home in Caracas, Venezuela, April 14, 2016. <br> <br> "We have about 15 days eating bread with cheese or arepa with cheese. We are eating worse than before, because we can't find the foods and those we can find we can't afford," Perez said.
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  • Ricardo Mendez (2nd L) poses for a picture with his relatives and the food they have at home in Caracas, Venezuela, April 23, 2016. <br><br> "We're a big family, and it's constantly getting harder for us to eat," Mendez said.
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  • Antonia Torres poses for a picture and the food that she has in her home in Caracas, Venezuela, April 22, 2016. <br> <br> "I'm eating less and also I'm eating excess things that should not be eaten," Torres said.
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  • Francisca Landaeta (R) poses for a picture next to her relatives and the food they have at their home in Caracas, Venezuela, April 14, 2016. <br> <br> "We eat today, but we do not know what we will eat tomorrow. We are bad, I never thought it would come to this," Landaeta said.
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