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From the streets of Caracas, Venezuela

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Perhaps nothing sums up the situation in socialist Venezuela quite like the photo below. Within just a few feet of a grocery store, people dig through a garbage truck in desperation looking for food.

We’ve written quite a bit about the crisis in Venezuela over the past year and today, we’re pleased to bring you a report straight from Caracas. Acton co-founder and president Rev. Robert Sirico interviewed Ricardo Ball, an entrepreneur and financial advisor about what is happening on the ground there.

Watch the video below to hear their entire conversation. And to catch up on previous articles covering the oppressive, authoritarian government in Venezuela, check out the links below the video.

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