Food riots and ransacking break out as Venezuelans voice anger

Jun 20, 2016
The country’s reeling economy has led many to go hungry
A woman with a sign reading 'We starve' protests against new emergency powers decreed this week by President Nicolas Maduro in front of a line of riot policemen in Caracas on May 18, 2016. Public outrage was expected to spill onto the streets of Venezuela Wednesday, with planned nationwide protests marking a new low point in Maduro's unpopular rule. 
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