Cuba's Ally, Venezuela, Is Now Going Through Its Own Crisis
June 20, 2016Share
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Mile-long lines for food, hospitals short of supplies and triple-digit
inflation. Cuba after the fall of the Soviet Union? No, it's happening
in Venezuela, which helped rescue Cuba after the fall of the Soviet Union.
The crisis has been triggered in part by falling oil prices, and it is
pushing anti-government sentiment to a near boiling point. Here & Now's
Peter O'Dowd talks to Will Grant of the BBC.
Will Grant, BBC correspondent. He tweets @will_grant
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