As Venezuelans Go Hungry, The Military Is Trafficking In Food

In Venezuela, food has become so scarce it’s now being sold on the black market. One person tells the Associated Press, “it’s a better business than drugs.”

And the food traffickers are the very people sworn to protect Venezuela: the nation’s military.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gave the military complete control of the food supply last summer, after people began protesting in the streets over food rationing. Shortages had become so bad that people were even ransacking grocers — though many were largely empty…. [read more]

lhwm notes: Lord we pray for the people at Venezuela and ask that when they cry out to you that you provide for them. Lord we pray for Right standing to take place there and for people to have courage to pray for their country. Lord we ask and are praying for a break through in Venezuela. Lord help them and guide them in Jesus name, Amen!

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