The harsh reality of food shopping in Venezuela

Long gone are the days in which people could find whatever they were looking for in their local supermarket.

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    Police keep guard as people line up to buy in a supermarket in the Petare neighborhood in Caracas, on June 1, 2016. More than 80 percent of basic consumer products including food and medicine are now in short supply in Venezuela, a poll says. / AFP / JUAN BARRETO (Photo credit should read JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)
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    People line up to buy basic food and household items outside a supermarket in the poor neighborhood of Lidice, in Caracas, Venezuela on May 27, 2016. / AFP / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
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