People queue Tuesday outside a pharmacy in Caracas. Venezuela suffers from shortages of nearly a third of all basic goods, inflation that ballooned to 64 percent in 2014 and a recession triggered in part by a scarcity of hard currency that limits imports of essential goods.
People queue Tuesday outside a pharmacy in Caracas. Venezuela suffers from shortages of nearly a third of all basic goods, inflation that ballooned to 64 percent in 2014 and a recession triggered in part by a scarcity of hard currency that limits imports of essential goods. FEDERICO PARRA AFP/Getty Images
People queue Tuesday outside a pharmacy in Caracas. Venezuela suffers from shortages of nearly a third of all basic goods, inflation that ballooned to 64 percent in 2014 and a recession triggered in part by a scarcity of hard currency that limits imports of essential goods. FEDERICO PARRA AFP/Getty Images

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