89-Year-Old Hunts for Toilet Paper as Shortages Crimp Venezuela

89-Year-Old Hunts for Toilet Paper as Shortages Crimp Venezuela

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The central bank’s scarcity index, which measures the amount of goods that are out of stock on the market, rose to 21.3 percent last month, the highest since it started tracking the measure in April 2009.