RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For a country on the brink of poverty, Venezuela is currently wasting a disturbing amount of food. Some 60,000 tons per month, or 13 percent of national consumption, are not being used, primarily due to fuel shortages preventing farmers from collecting and distributing food, according to data from producers and distributors.
About 21 percent of the food produced in the first six months of the year will not be consumed, revealed a . . .