Violence in the Streets of Venezuela

Death toll rises as millions of families can no longer afford food and medicine.
3:00 | 02/24/14

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No other country in chaos this evening Venezuela. Up to a million people in the streets this weekend as many families their canal not afford food and medicine tonight family members here in the US. Demonstrating to pictures from Miami. And from Los Angeles tonight hoping the world will now pay attention and this evening we team up with our partners -- fusion. Right there amid the unrest -- in intensity and now with the families unable to put dinner on the table. It's been twelve straight days of violent clashes here in Venezuela. On one side students in the middle class. On the other police and pro government groups. Followers of the party of the anti American President Hugo Chavez who died last year of cancer. Why -- Venezuelan so fed up. In a word the economy. Most citizens simply want to be able to go to the store and buy basic goods put some basic necessities in Venezuela are so rare. Then it started to resemble Cuba there. Current gotten -- that their flour one of these local supermarkets will be what sort of walking toward them when I don't want all of this -- to -- How we can find some flour how long it takes us some -- -- -- Kind of crazy. Tonight. No flour and ran out very quickly but it's not just food. You have pharmacy here and -- I -- family. There are bars for security reasons and the pharmacists have to dispatch from behind bars because of us varsity of medicine. Lucy desperately needs medicine for her mom's depression about every part of Floridians find. -- sees desperation is the sad reality in Venezuela. Yeah. Yeah. Oh long line and come back and I am I can see how easy -- yeah. Arianna I thanks -- you infusion tonight.

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