Venezuelans say they're not living, they're surviving. The second-largest oil producer in the world has seen its economy going down the drain, with rock-bottom oil prices and mismanagement causing huge problems.
People continue to leave the troubled Latin-American country as the economic situation turns increasingly sour. Food shortages have become a part of everyday life.
The Indian rupee has turned out to be Asia's worst-performing currency this year as the nation's economy struggles with rising oil prices, a widening current account deficit and broader emerging market concerns.
Donald Trump's pledge that the US "won't put up with high oil prices for much longer" has led to speculation about how he may try to force OPEC's hand. Skepticism abounds over whether the price of gasoline will fall.
The humanitarian tour will provide medical help to the crisis-ridden country, but Venezuelan officials said it was also part of a "strategic defense operation." Pharmaceutical prices have soared as the currency tanks.
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