Food and electricity shortages in Venezuela cause rioting

Due to widespread food and electricity shortages, there has been looting and violence in parts of Venezuela, including major cities such as Caracas and Maracaibo. Electricity and food rationing has started, and many families report having to skip meals due to lack of food supplies.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers to Venezuela should be aware of increasing difficulties for obtaining essential services and food. Travellers should avoid all incidents where looting is occurring since violent confrontations are possible.

Global Monitoring To Keep You Safe While You Travel

Sign up your trip to receive real-time, exclusive travel alerts to help you stay safe while away from home.