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Looting, Violence on Rise in Venezuela Supermarkets

Venezuelan supermarkets are increasingly being targeted by looters as swollen lines and prolonged food shortages spark frustration in the OPEC nation struggling with an economic crisis. Shoppers routinely spend hours in lines to buy consumer staples ranging from corn flour to laundry soap, turning lines into venues for shoving matches and now more frequent attempts to plunder shops. The economic crisis has hit President Nicolas Maduro's approval ratings and raised tension levels in...

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