Venezuelans Scramble For Meals, But It Is Frequently Out Of Reach

A bottle of Aunt Jemima maple syrup costs roughly a month’s salary at minimum wage.
“You can spend a minimum wage on one bottle of this?
Pop-Tarts cost half a month’s minimum wage, apple juice one-quarter.
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“We don’t receive shampoo, deodorants,” Hernandez laments, sitting in front of the little food she gets for an entire month.

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