(Curacao Chronicle) The mayor of Chacao in Venezuela's capital Caracas has warned that Caribbean islands and Colombia may suffer an influx of refugees from Venezuela if food shortages continue in the country.
Español Ramón Muchacho said that people have been reduced to hunting cats, dogs and pigeons for food.
"As hunger deepens, we could see more Venezuelans fleeing by land or sea to an island," Muchacho said.
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Venezuela saw a new wave of looting last week that resulted in at least two deaths, countless wounded, and millions of dollars in losses and damages, as desperation sets in among hungry residents and the country appears to be on the verge of complete collapse and chaos.