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  1. Three Dead In Looting In Venezuela DeltaRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Looting, riots, and unrest have been taking place for all of Thursday in Tucupita, the capital of Venezuela's Delta Amacuro state, near Trinidad and Tobago, resulting in three dead and sixty arrested, local and social media report. Nine businesses were looted, including the Yabinoko supermarket, the Saas drugstore, Tucupita's municipal market, one market from the government's Mercal chain, the Traki shopping mall and three smaller supermarkets owned by Chinese nationals, according to Tal Cual, a Caracas newspaper.

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  2. Venezuela 'is upside down': Food riots worsening amid shortagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | CBC News

    A member of the National Guard guards a shop in Maracaibo city in late April. Shortages have raised fears of unrest.

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  3. Food riots escalate, take lives in hungry Venezuela as shortages increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Fox News

    On June 9, a furious round of looting shocked the streets of Petare, a popular segment in the east of Caracas. More than a week later, there is still evidence of the damage.

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  4. As Food Crisis Worsens, Venezuelans Loot Almost-Empty StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    An angry man outside a grocery store argues with a policeman in Caracus, Venezuela, on June 8 amid the country's ongoing food shortages. After waiting for hours, customers began protesting, an increasingly common occurence in Venezuela, which is suffering a severe economic crisis.

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  5. As Food Crisis Worsens, Venezuelans Loot Almost Empty StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Although home to the world's largest oil reserves, Venezuela seems to be running out of almost everything these days: food, medicine, electricity, even beer. Economic conditions have become so bad that Venezuelans are ransacking grocery stores - even though many are largely empty.

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  6. The food riots in socialist paradise Venezuela are escalatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Hot Air

    " During Carnival, we used to throw eggs at each other just to have some fun. Now an egg is like gold.

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  7. Venezuela's food crisis erupts in deadly lootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    Venezuelan police have arrested hundreds of people as the country's food crisis erupted into deadly looting this week, heightening hardship and political uncertainty in the impoverished oil-producing nation. Dozens of bakeries, supermarkets and hardware shops were looted on Tuesday in the eastern city of Cumana, the latest flashpoint in a crisis that has killed at least four people so far.

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  8. Deaths, arrests as looting erupts in VenezuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    Venezuelan police have arrested hundreds of people as the country's food crisis erupted into deadly looting this week, heightening hardship and political uncertainty in the impoverished oil-producing nation. Dozens of bakeries, supermarkets and hardware shops were looted on Tuesday in the eastern city of Cumana, the latest flashpoint in a crisis that has killed at least four people so far.

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  9. Teenage boy killed in Venezuela food protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Ghanamma.com

    A seventeen-year-old boy has died after being badly wounded at a protest by Venezuelans demanding food, authorities say. Officials did not give details on the boy's injuries, which occurred on Tuesday night in the western town of Lagunilla, in Merida state in the Andes.

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  10. 4th person dies as a result of food riots rocking VenezuelaRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Trinadad Express

    A wave of lootings and food riots in crisis-hit Venezuela claimed a fourth life Wednesday and security forces stepped up their presence in a coastal city where more than 20 businesses were violently ransacked. Officials confirmed that a 17-year-old had died in a hospital in the restive mountain town of Merida after being shot Tuesday during disturbances there.

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  11. Venezuelan implosion worsens: food riots, killings, arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Babalu Blog

    Venezuelan security forces have arrested at least 400 people after the latest bout of looting and food riots in the crisis-hit OPEC member country, local officials said on Wednesday. Another death was also reported in the state of Merida from unrest which is breaking out sporadically across the South American OPEC nation.

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  12. 408 arrested in Venezuela for riots over food shortagesRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Caracas, June 16 : A total of 408 people were arrested after violent protests in Venezuela, over food shortage in the country. Luis Acuna, the Governor of Sucre state, called for "calm" in a press conference, after 15 shops along the Panamericana Avenue in state capital Cumana were looted on Wednesday, including supermarkets, clothes shops and an opticals store, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  13. 5 dead, 400 arrested in riots for food in VenezuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | UPI

    At least three people are dead and 400 have been arrested in protests and looting over food shortages, Venezuelan officials said Wednesday. The crisis started Sunday after two people were shot dead and another died of a heart attack while looting a store, said Milagros Paz, who represents the district.

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  14. Fourth death reported in Venezuela food riotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Fox News

    A wave of lootings and food riots in crisis-hit Venezuela claimed a fourth life Wednesday and security forces stepped up their presence in a coastal city where more than 20 businesses were violently ransacked. Officials confirmed that a 17-year-old had died in a hospital in the restive mountain town of Merida after being shot Tuesday during disturbances there.

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  15. Venezuela protests blamed for 3 deaths, 400 arrestsRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    The protests began Sunday in the Sucre state in the northeastern part of the country. Milagros Paz, who represents the district, said two people were shot to death and a third person died of a heart attack during the looting of his store.

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  16. Minors among 400 held in food protests*Jun. 15, 2016, 9:36 PM AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Trinadad Express

    Tensions rose after customers waited in line for hours in La Urbina neighbourhood where their wait turned into a street protest. - Photo: AP Venezuelan securi ty forces stepped up their presence in the coastal city of Cumana yesterday after more than 20 businesses were violently ransacked in another day of unrest across the crisis-wracked country.

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  17. Fourth person dies as a result of food riots rocking VenezuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | India.com

    Caracas, Jun 16: A fourth person has died as a result of spontaneous food riots rocking Venezuela as security forces increased their presence in a coastal city hit by looting. Officials confirmed that a 17-year-old had died in a hospital yesterday in the restive mountain town of Merida after being shot Tuesday during disturbances there.

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  18. Venezuela in crisis: 400 arrested for lootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    With desperate crowds of people chanting "We want food!," protests and melees at shops have spread across Venezuela in recent weeks, fueled by severe shortages [Miguel Gutierrez/EPA] Venezuelan military have swarmed the city of Cumana, which is the capital of Sucre state, and detained more than 400 people after street violence and looting over food shortages. Local authorities have said that these acts of what they called "vandalism" were inspired by a right-wing faction within the country's opposition.

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  19. Hundreds arrested in Venezuela after latest bout of unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    CARACAS: Venezuelan security forces have arrested at least 400 people after the latest bout of looting and food riots in the crisis-hit OPEC member country, local officials said on Wednesday. Violence engulfed the eastern Caribbean coastal town of Cumana on Tuesday as looters swarmed over dozens of shops and security forces struggled to maintain control.

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