Venezuelan authorities escort an errant bread-maker out of a shop in Caracas. The government is cracking down on bakeries as it struggles with a bread shortage.
Venezuelan authorities escort an errant bread-maker out of a shop in Caracas. The government is cracking down on bakeries as it struggles with a bread shortage. Prensa Sundde Courtesy
Venezuelan authorities escort an errant bread-maker out of a shop in Caracas. The government is cracking down on bakeries as it struggles with a bread shortage. Prensa Sundde Courtesy

Venezuela has a bread shortage. The government has decided bakers are the problem.

March 16, 2017 05:24 PM

UPDATED March 19, 2017 07:37 PM

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  • Trump at UN: We are prepared to take further action if the government of Venezuela persists

    "The Venezuelan people are starving and their country is collapsing," President Donald Trump stated before the United Nations on Sept. 19, 2017. He later called on other countries to do more to address the crisis in Venezuela under the dictatorship of Nicolas Maduro which "has inflicted terrible misery and suffering on the good people of that country."