>> A wave of looting across Venezuela has left streets filled with shops bolted shut. Skeptical that authorities can protect them, some shopkeepers have taken matters into their own hands.>>
> Business owners in Caracas now fear the lootings, so far concentrated in the poorer and more lawless areas will spread to the capital. The shelves in the Venezuelan supermarkets that are still open are mostly empty, and poor people gather outside stores asking shoppers to buy them food.
A bat, a pipe because unfortunately we don't have enough capacity with the security forces.
In the first 11 days of January, over 100 lootings were recorded.>>