Venezuela’s Economic War: Tons of Food Found Buried Underground

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Source:  TeleSUR

Authorities discovered on Thursday 50 tons of food and other types of products like detergent, toothpaste, in the northwestern port of Maracaibo, the second largest city of the country and capital of the state of Zulia.

The discovery comes amid continuing reports of food shortages in the country by international corporate media and Venezuelan opposition groups that seek to portray the South American country as in the midst of an economic crisis.

Officials from the National Bolivarian Guard found dozens of bags of sugar buried two meters down in earth.  Photo:Alba Ciudad

Officials from the National Bolivarian Guard found dozens of bags of sugar buried two meters down in earth. Photo:Alba Ciudad Officials from the National Bolivarian Guard found dozens of bags of sugar buried two meters down in earth. Photo:Alba Ciudad

Intelligence information allowed the officials to locate the products in the courtyard of a house in an eastern suburb of Maracaibo. Photo:Alba Ciudad

They found packages of rice, coffee, noodles, beers, sodas, detergents, chlorine, toothpaste, among others. Photo:Alba Ciudad They found packages of rice, coffee, noodles, beers, sodas, detergents, chlorine, toothpaste, among others. Photo:Alba Ciudad

Corporate media outlets around the world have portrayed Venezuela as a country in the midst of an economic crisis, pointing to shortages of basic goods in stores as an evidence. Photo:Alba Ciudad Corporate media outlets around the world have portrayed Venezuela as a country in the midst of an economic crisis, pointing…

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