February 10, 2013
Numerous videos showing nervous, hungry Venezuelans panic-buying in supermarkets and waiting in long lines for staple items like flour are surfacing, depicting a nation in the throes of economic collapse and food scarcity.
Scenes like these may become a regular occurrence for the South American nation as it recently announced a fifth round of currency devaluation (which will inevitably lead to more inflation).
Given the immense scope of the U.S. debt and the floundering state of the fiat-currency known as the dollar, and the fact that Americans routinely riot for inane things like football and Black Friday, could the same fate await naive Americans?
Venezuela Is Struggling With A Historic Food Shortage – http://www.businessinsider.com/venezuela-food-shortage-2013-1
Venezuela struggles with sporadic food shortages – http://bigstory.ap.org/article/venezuela-struggles-sporadic-food-shortages
Venezuela Food Shortage: Lack Of Imported Foods Created By A Decrease In Dollars Allotted By Government – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/31/venezuela-food-shortage-flour_n_2590976.html