Venezuela crisis: where families buy rotten meat to eat - bbc news

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Millions of Venezuelans have left the country in the last two years, fleeing the oil-rich nation’s economic collapse. Shortages of food and basic goods, years of recession, soaring inflation and regular power shortages have left the country almost on its knees. The government says those against the socialist President Nicolas Maduro are waging an "economic war" – but many within and outside the country blame his policies, combined with corruption and mismanagement. One of the most affected areas is the state of Zulia, long known as the centre of the country's oil industry. The BBC’s Vladimir Hernandez is one of the few international journalists who has been able to report from the state. Produced by Herminia Fernandez, filmed by Omar Garcia. Edited by Kelvin Brown. Please subscribe HERE
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Monique Brown
Monique Brown

this hurts my heart to watch

2018-10-16
EnNombreDeLaCiencia !
EnNombreDeLaCiencia !

To the ones that are saying why do they don't eat plants. They obviously eat plants, but... 1. Not everyone owns a farm. 2. It's very costly to produce agricultural consumables, specially with the high prices of water. 2.1. You need plenty of time and patience to harvest plants. (Months) 3. It's not accesible for everybody. 4. If you own a farm you obviously won't give free consumables to everybody (because of the high cost of the production) 5. Rotten meat is much more cheaper. 6. If you think this is that easy, just go to Venezuela and leave it by yourself. For the ones saying that way help a country that hate Americans... Dude, Venezuela is located in the Americas, they are Americans... Educate yourself and stop being so ignorant.

2018-10-18
SkyFlow Original
SkyFlow Original

What do you do when you have no food no power, we are lucky to live in a country with power and hospitals

2018-10-17
Peter Pan
Peter Pan

What’s next human meat? People should round up all the politicians and give them the death penalty

2018-10-17
Voted Leave
Voted Leave

Socialism. Equally poor. Equally starving. Equally dead.

2018-10-17
michael muvirimi
michael muvirimi

All because of a few idiots at the top who do not want to give up power, its sad

2018-10-18
Wild Child
Wild Child

These people are human beings . I wish I knew how to HELP. This is not humane at ALL, GOD bless them

2018-10-19
relegaldesigns1
relegaldesigns1

Under Socialism , you wait in breadlines. With Capitalism, breadlines wait for you!

2018-10-18
Saranya
Saranya

It looks like a zombie infected country😱

2018-10-18
Chris R
Chris R

But...but... Socialism works...

2018-10-17
Praiseworthy Nobleman
Praiseworthy Nobleman

Life is so Harsh, sometime i think to Live free in the nature and build home from the woods, raised cattle, start family, having child, no taxes, work just for myself and families, is more Happy then live in the modern world.

2018-10-22
kuldeeps90
kuldeeps90

And those PIGS want to bring socialism in India? Socialism brings equality i mean equal misery

2018-10-17
Alexys Gonzalez
Alexys Gonzalez

If this is what socialism stands for, I don’t want the United States to turn like this.

2018-10-18
Pedro Belmont
Pedro Belmont

I have a message for the venezuelans Fight For your own country,take off Maduro....But don't Invade other Foreign nations don't brings problems for us...

2018-10-17
Steve Higgins
Steve Higgins

People! This isn't about socialism or capitalism. It is about subhumans not being able to maintain a country. It makes sense! We don't expect gorillas to start speaking English. It's ok! Some people are smarter than others and as a result, the losing race dies off.

2018-10-18
BrotherBargain1
BrotherBargain1

Communism socialism people are equally poor....Things have to change or else they may go old school with the guillotine like French Revolution.

2018-10-17
DJ Shankar
DJ Shankar

Yemen venezuela african countries what it all indicates is that the End is near...humanity is losing and earth is getting warmer...Everywhere Everyday and Everyone just wait for the apocalypse....

2018-10-18
flow repins666
flow repins666

Meanwhile it's country leader Maduro is chilling and eating barbecue in first class restaurants and travelling the world with his nation money

2018-10-18
ants161984
ants161984

Richest country in the world with oil reserve to this ??? How is this even possible ?? God bless these people and hopefully some revolution will take place for the good and the people of Venezuela - my thoughts are with you all 🙏🏼

2018-10-16
PIONEER
PIONEER

I'm a born Muslim and even I can't wait for JESUS : (ISSA) to come down.....

2018-10-18
lindalately
lindalately

I had no idea before watching this video.

2018-10-17
Peak Hypocrisy
Peak Hypocrisy

Socialism at its peak.

2018-10-18
Rob Taylor
Rob Taylor

This is socialism Nuff said.

2018-10-18
NEPALESE NEPALESE
NEPALESE NEPALESE

This is what happens when politicians only care about money. So sad

2018-10-16
V Square
V Square

One word : SOCIALISM

2018-10-18
Piccolo hit em with that Special Beam Cannon
Piccolo hit em with that Special Beam Cannon

Socialism at its finest

2018-10-18
Ray Mak
Ray Mak

Breaks my heart to watch this... What is happening to beautiful Venezuela....

2018-10-21
Phat Nguyen
Phat Nguyen

Having oil reserves doesn’t means anything if nobody is buying it. Within 5 years the Middle East will end up the same.

2018-10-18
The Food You May Like
The Food You May Like

Very pitiable situation

2018-10-16
Patricia O'Kelley
Patricia O'Kelley

Why don't they make jerky like the Indians in USA did. Cut it thin, cook it low and slow and air dry it so it doesn't rot.

2018-10-20
Boby Berry
Boby Berry

Beef and pork can be preserved via salt and/or dehydration like in the old days before refrigeration, there for I don't buy this shit.

2018-10-18
Ray Mak
Ray Mak

Actually meat can be preserved....

2018-10-21
kumar kn
kumar kn

These countries should be choosen for manufacturing, instead of China, they badly need it, and world power will be decentralized.

2018-10-18
Kev Mwaniki
Kev Mwaniki

How is this a country?😳 good God. I live in Kenya where the gap between the rich and the poor is unimaginable but never ever will you find rotten meat being sold. In the little Spanish I know... que dios bendiga a venezuela 🙏🏻

2018-10-18
dave d
dave d

This is what will happen to America if the Demon Rat Party takes over.

2018-10-17
Ced8897
Ced8897

This is what a socialist country looks like.

2018-10-18
I am Great
I am Great

To think they voted for this and called their critics right wing.

2018-10-17
Debitum Naturae
Debitum Naturae

Left wing goverment

2018-10-17
merav kc
merav kc

And this is what Cortez and Sarsour want to gift US with.

2018-10-17
R Trev
R Trev

Best example of big government👆Exhibit A.

2018-10-18
Paul Peterson
Paul Peterson

"I see you are buying fat" awk😫ward

2018-10-17
lyricsbyglenn
lyricsbyglenn

_Good god, My heart is breaking._

2018-10-19
Jesus Wept
Jesus Wept

Why not eat plants? I'm no vegan, but I rather eat dirt than rotten meat.

2018-10-16
The Basics
The Basics

Keep socializing.

2018-10-17
Average Boi
Average Boi

& they socialism is the way to go

2018-10-19
Jay Merchant
Jay Merchant

These are the affects of the *resource curse*.

2018-10-17
Sid Thevar
Sid Thevar

i dont understand.....how can the richest nation in oil reserves have a collaping economy?..... can someone explain to me? ......i mean, middle eastern nations like UAE and SA are progressing mainly because of their oil......what is Venezuela doing wrong? where are the money going damn it?!

2018-10-17
Guy Seddeg
Guy Seddeg

Socialism is all about equality - equally poor and equally miserable.

2018-10-16
Dogs Sing
Dogs Sing

Hey by the way I got an idea let's all have 19 kids each

2018-10-21
hellopuppy00
hellopuppy00

Disgusting what true socialism has done to Venezuela.

2018-10-20
eduardo ulloa
eduardo ulloa

Socialism its wonderfull in the theory but in the reality never work, the leaders always become corrupt and star robbing and abusing their power, same occur w the democracyt but at least democracy have more plp involved in the political decisions so its harder to rob,the daughters of hugo chavez have 8 000 millions dollars in the bank, the public accounts not counting the secret accounts, or the numberless properties they posess around the globe, thats just the daughters but all his family end millionary or billionari, the same goes for every1 that has been in the gov since chavez presidence in minor or mayor account, theres no suprise this crisis happend since when the oil was record high the gov used to give the money to the poors and buy food and medicine from others countries but they dont invest in infraestucture or education, tecnology, in nothing actually, when the oil go down they cant continue buying foreign food or medicine. they keep elevating the minimal wage, is useless, theres no stock to buy, even w money, and everytime they up the wages the prices go up so theres no sense in doing that. broke my heart see plp not just in venezuela but around the world that still are hungry, humans cant do w this perfect planet and want terraform mars, get rea,l unless you are insanely rich you dont gonna benefit of that, we have tor rescue this planet or everybody gonna suffer in the not so distant future.

2018-10-18
Dogs Sing
Dogs Sing

They want this in the USA. The new world order will make us all live like this. And their marxist drones selling our rights to the luciferians at the top of the pyramid. They're trying to build the luciferian SURVEILLANCE state. Venezuela is just a template for American 2030

2018-10-21
commandoslayer
commandoslayer

While their president eats a luxurious meal cooked in one of the most expensive restaurants in Turkey, his people eat rotten meat from the garbage.

2018-10-16
Elmo de la Muerte
Elmo de la Muerte

Send your young women to the US for marriage 😅

2018-10-21
Raussno
Raussno

Fake. At 0.29 that's the drunk guy from that video arguing with an employee in a grocery store and he says his entire family should be killed or whatever.

2018-10-18
Elizabeth Shaw
Elizabeth Shaw

They can stop eating meat! They can go to the green Grocer in the market and buy everything they need to be healthy because rice and beans they always have and they can buy produce fruit vegetables of good quality from South America for a lot less money than rotten beef.

2018-10-18
yasmin sawar
yasmin sawar

For a nation that has vast natural resources, this is shocking! It's been a case of terrible mismanagement by their successive Governments, as well as what can only be described as harsh sanctions by foreign nations. Bless those poor people. The elderly and the young must be feeling it most. It's inhumane, insane and just so wrong on so many levels. Those that care are with you, Venezuela. May you learn from this and prosper in the future.

2018-10-18
A. Delta
A. Delta

Isn't socialism great? Everyone is equal! (Equally miserable.)

2018-10-16
Marutan Ray
Marutan Ray

All capitalist lies. Venezuela is a successful and prosperous SOCIALIST country and therefore the jealous capitalists talk bad about Venezuela showibg rotten meat sold in markets. Common capitalists! You have to come up with better lies! Everyone sees through the greedy capitalist propoganda.

2018-10-18
Digital Gamer
Digital Gamer

There are so many triggered socialists trying to defend their shitty ideology even when there are multiple failed examples

2018-10-17
Anonymous
Anonymous

Feel the bern, long live Che, socialism yeah so edgy !!! Pay attention liberals and progressives

2018-10-18
Sidharth Vinod
Sidharth Vinod

Ohh I can't thank God enough for all the blessings & privileges I enjoy in India... I have lived 27 years on the face of this earth & I have never known hunger ever, have never stood in a queue long enough, have always enjoyed electricity & even wasted it & my parents have never deprived me of good food or anything I ask of them.... Besides God has blessed me with sound education so that I can be independent & take care of myself tomorrow.... That being said, I promise to God that I will never take any of these blessings for granted nor waste them & would rather receive them with humility & gratitude, because I know very well that life is very insecure, you never know what tomorrow might bring....

2018-10-16
star_light
star_light

The un security council should send military force to throw out its government . They need world help

2018-10-18
trifecta t
trifecta t

The US is not close behind, absolutely bankrupt, this is where socialism aka government will lead 100% of the time just

2018-10-18
Bio Bot
Bio Bot

God bless. This is honestly so sad.

2018-10-19
BLacKNesMonsTaz
BLacKNesMonsTaz

More people get out of poverty in a capitalist society rather than a socialist system. This place can look like Dubai.

2018-10-18
Vipps Millennial
Vipps Millennial

'But, didn't they say socialism is...good!'😭

2018-10-17
Paul Womack
Paul Womack

Democrats want 2 bring this socialist idiocy 2 America!

2018-10-17
William May
William May

This is what you get with Bernie Sanders folks.

2018-10-18
RIP Capo😢🙏
RIP Capo😢🙏

How about they stop having kids? Problem solved.

2018-10-17
Mr3344555
Mr3344555

Stallin, not only killed Intellects, but jews also. Look up the doctor plot. So socialism works! (It's opposite day)

2018-10-18
Paul Dawg
Paul Dawg

Don't laugh or joke about situations like that. You and me may never experience what those people go through, but we can only imagine how tough it would be to be in their shoes. The least you can do is show them some respect.

2018-10-16
It’s youtube Thooo
It’s youtube Thooo

I expected to see people eating rotten meat 🙄

2018-10-18
Poland ball
Poland ball

Communist or socialist: that's ok Karl Marx said communism and socialism is good and this isn't socialism so it's ok socialism forever

2018-10-17
Leafar Ortsac
Leafar Ortsac

I am Venezuelan and I am aware that the cancer that has destroyed us is called UNITED STATES!

2018-10-19
pacman drone
pacman drone

How’s that socialism working out...

2018-10-18
Roy D
Roy D

This is what liberals wants for the USA

2018-10-18
katherine park
katherine park

This is what happens when liberal ideas are put into practice...! Search it up folks!

2018-10-18
Matija Brkić
Matija Brkić

Thats what you get for being too social !

2018-10-18
Phil Fry
Phil Fry

This is what happens when you give your government too much power. Corruption and socialism. That's what you would get here in the US if the crazy liberals keep voting Democrat. We have poor people, but we do NOT lack ANY opportunity to gain wealth. Literally anyone can easily obtain money, food, shelter. These people simply can't even if they tried. Everyone needs to see this. So sad.

2018-10-18
Cyber Cyborg
Cyber Cyborg

Show this to the college socialists!

2018-10-16
Goofen
Goofen

beautiful socialist paradise! let's do this in the US also

2018-10-18
DR LECTER
DR LECTER

Sanders and Cortez's AMERICA...

2018-10-18
Alexander Roca
Alexander Roca

Feel Sorry 😐 For Them God Bless This Country And Honduras

2018-10-18
Bacchanalia
Bacchanalia

But, but, Democratic Socialism is different.

2018-10-17
Moon Violet
Moon Violet

Just go all out against government. .if you'll die anyway die after you tried saving your country

2018-10-16
Kannadiga
Kannadiga

this is heart wrenching, what ever may be the reasons which as lead to this. Hope they get some help soon.

2018-10-17
Mr. E
Mr. E

Socialism at its finest

2018-10-18
Sang
Sang

Can't have all these socialism stuff when Venezuela economy is heavily depended on oil. Oil prices drop, no more money for all the welfare programs. Government start printing money and inflation destroyed money value. Social programs work in Sweden, Denmark etc.. because of their strong diverse economy. The real question is how long will it last??

2018-10-18
VP T
VP T

Typical socialist/communist nation 😂

2018-10-18
This Isn't Even My Final Form
This Isn't Even My Final Form

Ahhh.......The wonders of socialism!

2018-10-18
amazing destiny
amazing destiny

this is communism , feeling it mr crap?

2018-10-18
Pedro Paiva
Pedro Paiva

As long as he has the military on his side, he will not get out of power. Socialism ALWAYS works at the beginning but ALWAYS FAILS in the end.

2018-10-20
Zionist Communist
Zionist Communist

BBC = British Brainwashing Coperation

2018-10-17
tracy083060
tracy083060

A victory for Socialism! No more income inequality. Everyone is poor, Everyone is hungry. Everyone waits in line, Everyone except the people who brought them Socialism. They are never hungry, they never wait in line, they have everything they need to maintain their socialist paradise. Animal Farm: "Some animals are more equal than others'

2018-10-18
EAmami
EAmami

I'm confused

2018-10-19
EvilEddy
EvilEddy

The great Mestizos of the Americas did this people! Look at Mexico, Central America, Argentina, etc...

2018-10-17
GenderFluids
GenderFluids

*NOT REAL SOCIALISM INTENSIFIES*

2018-10-17
Mr. Anony
Mr. Anony

Revolution is only for those have guts

2018-10-18
Luke Trioli
Luke Trioli

That's what communism does

2018-10-18