The world in brief

Posted: February 23, 2014 at 5:10 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “This is a rich country and we can’t even buy a kilo of flour, a rich country but we live in misery.” Marta Rivas, 39, a mother of two, on difficulties Venezuelans face amid violence and shortages as she joined thousands of protesters in the opposition stronghold city of San Cristobal

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Front Section, Pages 6 on 02/23/2014