Latin Correspondent | Guinness World Record-holding ice cream shop Coromoto won’t surrender to Venezuela’s milk shortage

Since stationing myself in the western Venezuela city of Mérida last fall, I’ve kept Google Alerts for news from the country. Each day, waiting in my inbox, is a laundry list of stories from international media outlets reporting toilet paper and condom shortages, 3,000-person lines at a grocery store and yucca fries replacing potato ones at all McDonald’s (the potatoes are back in some areas, by the way).

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