People paying Rs 17,000 for 1 kg potato, Rs 5000 for 1 ltr milk, but petrol priced at just Rs 0.70 paise a ltr
The circumstances are such that people do not have enough money to even buy food. Hunger in the country has increased so much that people are reportedly even resorting to killing to obtain one kg of rice.
Yes, there is a massive crisis in the economy of this country and people are going through a horrible time that shows no signs that things may improve. We are talking about a foreign country very far from India. In fact, it is in South America and is called Venezuela. This country has been facing a financial crisis for a very long time now. The circumstances are such that people do not have enough money to even buy food. Hunger in the country has increased so much that people are reportedly even resorting to killing to obtain one kg of rice. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro refuses to seek international help even after such a dangerous situation. Maduro says that his country is not a beggar.
Due to the economic crisis, the cost of one-kilo chicken in Venezuela is Rs 10,277 and Rs. 6,000 for a two litre bottle of Coca-Cola. People are spending Rs 30,000-to-Rs 40,000 for eating food in a restaurant.
People are getting one liter of milk for Rs 5,000 in the country. While Rs 6,535 is required for a dozen eggs. For tomatoes, they are paying Rs 11,000 and for butter, the rate is Rs 16,000. People are paying 17,000 for potatoes and Rs 95,000 for red table wine. For a domestic beer, the rate is Rs 12,000.
However, it comes as a shock to know that Venezuela is one of the largest crude oil manufacturers in the world and petrol is as cheap as Rs 0.70 per litre!
With the economic situation in the country weakened, the political situation is also running poorly.
The case is that apart from Maduro, opposition leader Juan Guedo has also declared himself as the president. Juan Guedo is traveling to countries who are supporting Maduro, including China. To make matters worse, Maduro has refused to accept the general election ultimatum in the country.