Problems in Venezuela – level 1

21-06-2016 07:00

There is not enough food in Venezuela. People are hungry. They wait in long lines. When they get to the end, sometimes there is no food left. Some people riot and steal.

There is oil in Venezuela. People sell it and make money. They use this money to buy food.

However, oil is very cheap. There is no money for food. People must buy at the black market. Some things are 10 times more expensive there.

In May, there are 641 protests. 160 of them are about food. The protests are a problem for the government.

Difficult words: no food left (there is no food which people did not already take), steal (take things which are not yours), government (the leaders of a country).

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