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Queues and ‘almost free’ petrol – shopping in Venezuela

Duration: 06:39

Venezuela has some of the largest oil reserves in the world – so how can it be struggling to provide things like flour, cooking oil and toilet paper? James Menendez has been for a drive around the Venezuelan city of San Cristobal, close to the border with Colombia.

Available since: Fri 21 Mar 2014

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