Venezuelan police threaten to put BBC reporter in jail if he doesn’t delete video footage of customers waiting in line for 12 hours at a supermarket

The BBC reports:

Thrown out of a Venezuelan supermarket by police

July 28, 2016

Shortages and the failure of systems to distribute goods make shopping for the essentials of daily life a huge challenge for many Venezuelans.

In one supermarket, where shoppers have been queuing for up to 12 hours to buy food, BBC reporter Vladimir Hernandez is surrounded by police and told to leave.

The crowd of shoppers shouts, “Let them film!” but the police threaten to hold the crew overnight in a police cell unless they delete their footage.

Here is the video footage in question:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-bef4NkNP8

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August 4, 2016. Tags: , , , , , , , . Economics, Venezuela.

One Comment

  1. HMichaelH replied:

    Here we have the classic example of running out of other peoples’ money. Is the youth of America who supported Bernie Sanders paying attention? Do they see any connection to Bernie’s politics and Hillary’s? Probably not! I am becoming more and more convinced you can’t fix STUPID! Stupidity is the only explanation I can come up with to explain the number of people who support Liberals.

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