From: 'human Molotov cocktail'
The political crisis in Brazil is part of a trend in South America — from Argentina to Venezuela, from Ecuador to Bolivia — in which voters have rejected power-hungry populists who have wrecked their economies. The lesson is clear: Leftist politicians who don’t know how economies work shouldn’t try to run them.
Flour is one of the most scarce food basics, and the Venezuelan Association of Corn Flour Industrialists has been asking for a price increase, arguing that the low government-set price does not cover the cost of production.
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