Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Hungry Venezuelans Hunt Dogs, Cats, Pigeons as Food Runs Out

This is what happens when you mix hyper-inflation, price controls, and totlaitarianism.

Pan Am Post reports:
Ramón Muchacho, Mayor of Chacao in Caracas, said the streets of the capital of Venezuela are filled with people killing animals for food.
Through Twitter, Muchacho reported that in Venezuela, it is a “painful reality” that people “hunt cats, dogs and pigeons” to ease their hunger...
The population’s desperation has begun to show, with looting and robberies for food increasing all the time. This Sunday, May 1, six Venezuelan military officials were arrested for stealing goats to ease their hunger, as there was no food at the Fort Manaure military base...
.Supermarkets are registered into a system in such a way that they are not permitted to sell Venezuelans food 15 days since their purchase of the same product. As a result, long food lines have formed all over the country, with many people reselling their share to earn an “extra income.”


  1. But hey America, don't worry cuz Bernie's brand of Socialism is different. It's new and improved!

  2. The ideology that starts out advocating a redistribution of wealth, ends up with a redistribution of misery. Rat-steak and Kidney Pie, anyone?

  3. Why not eat Soylent Green--humans are another form of pork meat, "Long Pork".

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