Venezuela’s No Bread and Circus

State employees and a militia member stand in front of a late president Hugo Chavez mural in Caracas, Venezuela January 23, 2015
Rosa Moreno, 70, lost 15 kg in one year thanks to the lack of protein consumption because she receives 15US$/Month to buy groceries and her leucemia control medicines in The Petare slum, Caracas Venezuela, April 6, 2017
A view of a bare shelve inside a rural house in El Hatillo, Caracas, Venezuela March 18, 2017. Rural areas in the country have been hard hit by the basics food shortage and the hyper-inflation
Demonstrators loot cleaning goods from a truck during an Anti-Maduro protest in Caracas, Venezuela May 24, 2017
Castillo's family members play baseball outside their house in El Hatillo, Caracas Venezuela March 8, 2017
Carlos Machado, 45, holds chicken remains while he searches for food to bring it home in the garbage of a middle class neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela March 13, 2017
Children play in front of the Cuartel de la Montaña barracks where the tomb of President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela March 5, 2013
State energy company employees cry during an event commemorating the third anniversary of the death of Venezuela's late president Hugo Chavez, in Caracas, Venezuela March 5, 2015
Revolution supporters dance in the street during a rally to suport Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela December 3, 2015
A child plays baseball in the stree at San Agustin slum in Caracas, Venezuela November 4, 2017
Venezuelan president, Nicolas Maduro, salutes while he address to the Socialist party members in Caracas, Venezuela June 26, 2015