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Socialist Venezuela: Parents Tell Children that Santa isn’t Coming This Year

From NBC News [1]:

Three years of economic recession and exploding inflation has impacted industries throughout the oil-rich country. With a recent currency depreciation pumping up prices even higher, some parents are simply cancelling Christmas.

“Last year I bought everything for my daughter,” said Dileida Palacios, a 40-year-old hairdresser dressed in black to mourn her son, who was killed in crime-rife Venezuela a few weeks ago.