It can’t happen in the US, right?
First, they sold their car.
Next, they cut meat from their diets. And now, they skip meals to ensure survival.
This is the story of Vanessa Posada and her husband Adolfo.
They live in Venezuela. And their money simply doesn’t go that far anymore.
Falling oil prices have sent the economy into free fall. Per experts, the inflation rate is 720% and rising.
And today, an estimated 93% of Venezuelans don’t have enough money to buy food.
She completed her university studies. Then she got a job as a schoolteacher. And she later got married and had a child.
But that’s not enough to save her from government money gone bad.